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Becoming a teacher, you are always thinking, “will I be good at it?” and “Am I ready?” I feel that each education course I take, I learn a substantial amount about what it is to become a teacher, what it means to be a teacher, and what it means to be a good teacher. I am excited about this course, because I believe one of the biggest factors in being a good teacher is being an inclusive teacher. Not one student learns the exact same way, or at the same pace as everyone else. Some have special educational needs that affect the way they learn as well. It can be anything from an autistic child, to a blind child. I do not think teachers can prepare for everything, but I do think we can be prepared to prepare. There are many different ways inclusion can be accomplished for young children. The definition of inclusion is, “Early childhood inclusion embodies the values, policies, and practices that support the right of every infant and young child and his or her family, regardless of ability, to participate in a broad range of activities and contexts as full members of families, communities, and society” (DEC/NAEYC, 2009). This article puts a little more perspective on inclusion for young children. I think this course will allow me to build on the little knowledge I already have about inclusion in the classroom, and allow me to learn different and new ways to apply myself to be…...

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