by Marianna Gregoriou   What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is not just one condition, but a group of many different ‘epilepsies’ with one thing in common: a tendency to have seizures that start in the brain. Epilepsy is usually only diagnosed after a person has had more than one seizure. Not all seizures are due to epilepsy.

Teaching SEN students can be fun!

Teaching SEN students can be fun. It can also be so meaningful – you just need to know a few “little tricks of the trade” and select the ones which are suitable for your classroom. Here is a a short interview of Vicky Davis shared by her on www.coolcatteacher.com: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/e170/?utm_content=bufferef1aa&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A true story

This touching video tells the real story of a special education teacher with a big heart. It shows the approach of a professional who was once a special education needs child. WATCH: Chen Miller is an extraordinary teacher in Israel. Hear her show how words can shift a child's self image. Share her story and
One of the options which teachers can benefit from is the use of technologies in the classroom. It is largely known that everybody likes playing games and it is not a new idea to educate using games in the classroom. There are several tools which teachers can use in their everyday practice to engage students’

Tips for teaching SEN children

In general, the implementation of inclusive education in mainstream schools in EU countries has been regarded as a great challenge to all parties involved in the process. At a European level, the EU has set a goal of reducing the rate of early school leavers to 10% in all member states by 2020 (European Commission,
Working with special education needs (SEN) children is a big challenge for every teacher and this is why it requires specific attitudes. Here are some practical cues: Equality The first and most important attitude is that SEN children are equal to the other children in the class. They might be nerve-shattering, noisy, disobedient, eccentric, invisible,