I didn't get my grade yet - so this will be a pretty genuine evaluation. I think this class was very abstract but it provides some key points to restructuring the education system and also what teachers need to do to motivate children. It's also about misdiagnosing kids as having learning disabilities, which are different from learning problems. I learned alot about the intricate system of diagnosing children and interventions. He's a good guy and wants to help you. I do wish that this class was more discussion-focused (although a lot of is, already), I still felt that him lecturing was a bit boring. I do wish he would bring more examples or stories in - it made the class more alive. During one class he read a story about a little boy who was misdiagnosed and people ended up crying. 2 essay format tests - really not bad if you skim over the reading and go over the test questions he gives you. Give him a try, often the elderly teachers are the more caring teachers (especially those in the education field).