In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, catherine <email@example.com> wrote: > Mainstreaming children with disabilities does cause >> >some problems to arise, such as maintaining order. As a teacher, it is >> >your responsibility to work these difficulties out and provide that >> >child with the education he/she deserves. If you can not do this you >> >should reevaluate your skills as a teacher.
>This is an extremely judgemental statement to make and a rather blatant >attempt at playing the guilt game. I teach because I want to give students >the opportunity to explore the life of the mind.
Whether this activity should be called teaching is subject to debate. They do not learn solid subject matter, especially concepts. One needs the concepts to use one's mind. There are interacting subjects which need to be learned. Exploring the "life of the mind" is ????
-- This address is for information only. I do not claim that these views are those of the Statistics Department or of Purdue University. Herman Rubin, Dept. of Statistics, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette IN47907-1399 firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (765)494-6054 FAX: (765)494-0558