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The Inclusion Classroom

The Inclusion Classroom
Throughout education history, society has tried to find the best educational approach to teach children that have special needs. In the pasted parent did not have many choices as they either had to homeschooling their children or pay for high cost education if their child was disability. This was until legislation was passed that gave parents of special needs and disability children with the same educational rights of that of a typical child. However, there are some advantages and disadvantages to having the same educational rights as a typical child. Furthermore, when it comes to the special needs and teaching those in an inclusion classroom from a teacher slowing down to teach special needs student, to where the No Child Left Behind act has now required improvement performance of students with disabilities, which has created controversy that special needs students should have a different set of standards.
The Face of Inclusion
First to teacher who teach to parents who have a special needs child may be face with what is called an inclusion classroom. This is where a student that has special needs is placed in a regular classroom among their peers and is only pulled out for certain instruction (Koch 2012). Even though there are some disadvantage of an inclusion classroom in which a teacher may have to slow down to teach the special needs student, which could affect the other students learning. However, typical students and the special needs students can learn from each other and it can helps the special needs students to develop socially. It can also teach a typical child patience, compassion, and friendship. Furthermore, according to Eat Smart for a Great Start Newsletter (n.d.) PBS states that, ...

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