How does Richard D. Lavoie define and explain fairness in the classroom
Review the video “Beyond F.A.T. City: Look Back, Look Ahead—Conversation about Special Education.”
In a 500 word analysis, address the following:
How does Richard D. Lavoie define and explain fairness in the classroom?
What advice does Lavoie offer to parents regarding fairness?
What does Lavoie say about assumptions, and why does he discuss them?
What are three key concepts from the video that were especially meaningful to you? How will they affect your professional teaching practice?
Be sure to cite specific examples from the video in your analysis.
Doctor Richard Lavoie gives a great perspective of creating an atmosphere of fairness in the classroom. According to him, the students should be treated with respect by the teachers just the same way as the teachers treat other adults with respect. Hence, the teachers should not tease the student or create an atmosphere where the children feel isolated. He alludes that in the spirit of fairness………………….