Reality 101 is written by new special and gifted education teachers for new special and gifted education teachers. It is maintained by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the international membership association for special education professionals.
Reality 101 bloggers are CEC members who have been selected to share their experiences with the special and gifted education community for an entire school year. There will be successes and challenges, ups and downs, but no matter what, their stories will showcase just how rewarding a career in special education can be.
We encourage readers, both new and veteran educators, to get to know them, offer advice, and share their own stories here on Reality 101. Be sure to subscribe by e-mail or RSS feed, so you don’t miss a single post! (See the upper-left corner of the blog.)
Are you a teacher educator? Consider using Reality 101 as a course supplement for your introductory special education classes.
Have questions about the blog, or want to be put in touch with one of the bloggers? Contact CEC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any view or opinion represented in the Reality 101 blog posts or comments are personal and are accredited to the respective blogger or commenter /visitor to this blog and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). CEC reserves the right to moderate comment suitability in support of respecting sensitivities, and in order to protect the rights of each commenter where available.