SPD 310 Topic 5 Discussions GCU
SPD 310 Topic 5 DQ 1
What educational qualifications are required for paraeducators in your state? Should paraeducators be educated in the same manner as teachers, and be required to be licensed? Rationalize your choices with reference to this topic’s readings and any additional research of your own.
SPD 310 Topic 5 DQ 2
Although paraeducators have valuable information about students, they are often not provided planning time with teachers and are not usually included in meetings and interactions with parents. What should be the role of the paraeducator on the instructional team? How would you optimize their involvement? Use examples from the readings for this topic and any additional research of your own.