Interviewing A Friend Essay

Interview With a Family Friend Essay

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For my interview, I interviewed a woman by the name of Mrs. Miskell. She is a close family friend and also teaches at the elementary school that I used to attend. Mrs. Miskell has been teaching for fifteen years. She has a class of 21 including 2 special education children who are mainstreamed into her class for a few areas of study. She team-teaches one day a week with the remedial math teacher, and one day a week with the remedial reading teacher. Her children switch classes with one other class for social studies and science. In this interview, I covered her views on special education and security in today's schools. The first subject that I talked to her about was special education. She believes that special education…show more content…

There should be guidelines though, in regards to the special ed. student's behavior. If they get out of control and disrupt the class, the student should be removed and not allowed back into the class for the remainder of the day. Allowing them to carry on in the classroom would only retard the other students and not allow them to learn. That is the way you have to look at that. If it's not harming the normal student, then it is only benefiting greatly the special student. The second area that I talked to Mrs. Miskell about was security in the schools. She talked very in depth about the security procedures in her school. She told me about the formulated plan that the school enacted, where all visitors to the school have to stop into the main office and sign into a book and then they receive a special visitors badge, that they have to wear at all times while in the school. Another modification of this plan is that once all the children are into the school, all the doors are locked except the front door where the main office is located. If there is an emergency, the principal announces over the loudspeaker a special code that only the teachers know, so that the children don't panic. If the students hear fire, they are all going to split a different way and that would lead to mayhem, which is very dangerous in an emergency situation. There is a safety team at every school in the district, and one representative

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Personal Interview of a Friend Essay

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I interview my friend, Tim F. Mr. F was born on January 08, 1976 Cleveland, Ohio to M. J. and J. F. Mr. F. prefers to be addressed as Tim. He is mixed, Tim’s mother is mixed with black and white and his father is black. His dad left them when he was twelve years old but still came around every now and again. She remarried when he was eighteen. He is an African American male at the age of twenty-eight. He came from a middle class family, but his had more money than she leaded him believe. He was an only child but he had plenty aunt and uncles to go around. His mother came from a big family. She had three older brothers, two younger sisters and a younger brother. She was the middle child. Having three older brothers they always were harder…show more content…

That was the last straw for her, Mr. F elaborate on how he tried to explained, and tell what all was said but she did not want to hear it. She gave him a serve whipping and locked him in his bedroom with only his bed to sleep in. No T.V., phone and games, nothing that he could or would enjoy for some time playing with. That is when he felt that the only person at the time he could ever trust betrayed him. That why he spoils Nicole, because he wants her to have a better life than he did. But many times Nicole will ask for something and her father knows she does not need it but he will give it to her anyway. Nicole knows that her father is a push over and personally that is why I

think that she wants to live with him other that her mother. When it comes to giving Nicole anything she wants, she got to get it.
Mr. F likes to make up excuses on why Nicole needs unnecessary items. Once when going to the store, Nicole wanted a very large pack of gum and I looked at him as if she did not need it and he replied “it keeps her quiet at home.” Nicole has enough things at home to keep her quiet, but it is like he just can not say no to her. Nicole knows when she is with me; it is a limit on what she can get. And if and when she gets an attitude she knows I will put her back in her place quick and fast. Mr. F knows how I am about how he spoils Nicole.

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