Challenges That Arise in Our Schools

Challenges That Arise in Our Schools

  • Submitted By: drjboy
  • Date Submitted: 12/10/2008 9:30 AM
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Challenges That Arise In Our School Systems Today

University of Las Vegas Nevada


The education process in the United States has evolved towards the good and the bad throughout the years. The evolution of technology has not only helped, but also hindered educating our children from an elementary to secondary level in our country today. There are many challenges that arise when attempting to implement programs for children with and without disabilities. There is a constant struggle trying to implement programs to make students without disabilities feel comfortable around students with disabilities, and vice versa. It is important that we make disabled students feel comfortable with their peers, which is an important factor in building their self-esteem for the future.

“According to Standard and Poor’s, 13.6 percent of the nation’s K-12 students had disabilities in 2006.”#4. People with classified as having disabilities are just like anybody else, they go to school, have jobs, and have families. The topic of disabilities and the variations strikes many people in today’s society in different ways. There are so many different disabilities such as blindness and retardation, just to name a few. Over the past 30 years education for children with disabilities has improved dramatically. I believe that through educating the teachers and staff it has helped improve the quality of the life of students with disabilities. The advancement of technology has improved dramatically, which in turn created an opportunity to teach alternative programs to better help educate students with disabilities.
When we're planning physical education activities, as educators we need to consider other ways in which children might differ:
· Students will differ in their ability to move, or able to move.
· Students will differ in how well they can see or hear.
· Students will differ in how they take in and...

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