Kate Fanelli, a special ed high school math teacher at Beacon Day Treatment Center in a suburb of Detroit, was struggling with problems familiar to many special ed instructors. Many of her students had severe emotional impairment, were not interested in math and were easily distracted. They had a wide variety of ability levels. They avoided doing work, acted out, skipped class, and exhibited “learned helplessness.”
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