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There are moments in world history when social justice issues come to the forefront of global consciousness. This is such a time. The coronavirus pandemic has uncovered and exacerbated social inequities, especially in the United States.1 Closely related, due to its social justice component, is t...

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The recent closing of 124,000 schools nationwide due to the coronavirus pandemic affected more than 55 million K-12 students1, throwing teachers and parents into unplanned remote learning scenarios. This was a particularly brutal blow to the parents and teachers of the 7.1 million students ages...

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“Great teaching can be compared to great dancing,” says Suzanne Robinson, Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. A professional ballet dancer needs to master specific steps, but also “needs to dance complicated choreography, flowing between steps...

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Teaching can be tough. Each class, each day, brings new hurdles. In the last few months alone, protocols have changed so rapidly that it feels hard to keep up.

Even on a good day, it’s a challenge to keep students motivated. How much harder is it to do so through remote learning, when the classroo...

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What Characteristics Do You Need For This Career?

Special education teachers follow many paths into teaching but they often share some personal characteristics, including creativity, enthusiasm and a passion for social justice. Some people enter the field right out of college, sometimes because...

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April 23
Summer 2021 Term

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May 10
Summer 2021 Term

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August 6
Fall 2021 Term


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