I have a job interview today to become a Special Ed Paraprofessional. What that entails is a position where you help offset the strain that a student with a disability can put on their peers and teacher while also helping the said student understand the material and to facilitate breaks for the student when needed.
Last week I subbed in a classroom in this school. This school has 60% low-income students and many students in shelters and emotional stress from sordid home life.
I taught one afternoon for a class of first-graders and the teacher left me with a list of students that…