- Episode 3 with Michele Monteiro, Special Education Teacher
Episode 3 find me talking to Michele Monteiro. She’s a special education teacher at a school for kids with social, emotional, and other disabilities, and many of her students have ADHD.
We talk aobut how students taking, or not taking, their prescribed medication affects both themselves, and their classmates, the importance of letting kids earn back your opinion of them when they mess up, and the transformative power of chef Boyardee and ramen.
During our conversation, Michele and I express frustration with the the fact thatn not all educators are able to understand/respect the social and emotional challenges of their students. No offense is intended. I’ve worked with a great many teachers and administrators who deeply value social emotional learning. And, given that you’re here, I’m sure you do too.
Thanks for listening! I hope you enjoy it.
As usual, I can be found at AD [...]
- 2018-01-16 18:53:47 UTC