Review the “Beyond F.A.T. City: Look Back, Look Ahead—Conversation about Special Education” video segments. Consider the advice Richard Lavoie offers regarding fairness in the classroom, fairness at home, learned helplessness, and the danger of making assumptions. Discuss the implications of each of these ideas for your future practice and explain whether you agree or disagree with the ideas presented by addressing each of the following:
- How does Lavoie define and explain fairness in the classroom?
- What advice does Lavoie offer to parents regarding fairness?
- What does Lavoie say about learned helplessness and assumptions, and why does he discuss them?