Master of Science in Education
Jane M. Leatherman
Jane M. Leatherman, Jeong-il Cho, Rama Cousik
Date of Award
This study aims to understand Secondary General Education teachers’, 9th through 12th grade teachers of subjects such as math, English science, etc., perceptions and approaches to students with ED. A mixed methods approach was used to survey General Education teachers in a Midwestern high school.
General education teachers did not feel adequately prepared to meet the needs of students with an Emotional Disability. Teachers identified many challenges in working with students with ED. Teachers identified how to keep these students engaged in the classroom and interested in learning as a struggle. They also acknowledged the managing the classroom after an outburst from the student as a struggle.
emotional disabilities, general education teachers, special education, teaching strategies, teacher attitudes
Accessibility | Disability and Equity in Education | Education | Educational Methods
Travis J. Stebing (2016).
A Survey of General Education Teachers' Knowledge of Students with an Emotional Disability in the General Education Classroom.