A Special Educator with Special Needs: 9 Questions about being an educator who used to have an IEP

A special educator who was labeled as ADHD and ED (Oppositional Defiance Disorder) answers 9 questions about how he does his learning support teacher thing. … More A Special Educator with Special Needs: 9 Questions about being an educator who used to have an IEP

“FAR FROM THE TREE” Book Review: A glimpse into the lives of families with children with special needs

Talk of this book had been floating around for awhile, but I finally bought it after an IEP meeting for a 17 year old student where the mother broke down in tears, saying how she still hasn’t come to terms with her child’s learning disability.  I always knew it was hard for families in elementary … More “FAR FROM THE TREE” Book Review: A glimpse into the lives of families with children with special needs

Is DeVos Bad for Education? A liberal teacher remains confused…

I was chilling, doing some busy work like deleting old stuff from my iCal agenda, and listening to a podcast about Trump’s pick for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Everything was going good until they had a high-ranking union person from Massachusetts critiquing DeVos, and I sat there confused… From my Twitter feed, the news, and … More Is DeVos Bad for Education? A liberal teacher remains confused…