Developing Self-Advocacy Skills: Starting with Student’s Accommodations

Self-advocacy and Self-Determination is a big thing we focus on when working with students with special needs. And helping students learn about their accommodations and take ownership is a big way to help towards the bigger objective of helping to develop self-determination. … More Developing Self-Advocacy Skills: Starting with Student’s Accommodations

One way I stay Organized as a Learning Support (Resource) Teacher

Getting everything done as a Learning Support or Resource teacher can be hard. There are a lot of moving pieces. This post shares a system I use to make sure I follow up on everything possible. … More One way I stay Organized as a Learning Support (Resource) Teacher

Teachers Teaching Parents to Parent: Is there a place for teachers to guide parents in best practices?

Sometimes parents needs some help, but who is going to help them? Sometimes Special Education teachers and case managers can be the ones to help build parenting best practices. … More Teachers Teaching Parents to Parent: Is there a place for teachers to guide parents in best practices?

10 Goals for Learning Support this Year: Leveling up as a teacher, one year at a time

This post outlines the 10 goals I have this school year as a learning support teacher. Trying to reach that King Kupa level. … More 10 Goals for Learning Support this Year: Leveling up as a teacher, one year at a time

Students with Special Needs Need to Learn how to Type

This is a post that makes the case for why case managers should be considering teaching their students how to type without looking; touch type. It was written by Beckett Haight as he typed without looking at the keyboard! … More Students with Special Needs Need to Learn how to Type

Supporting Student Effort and Learning: My Progression of Interventions

This is a write up about how Beckett Haight uses various interventions to help support students in putting in 100% effort into their academics.
And the rewards and consequences I put into place to help support their study skills and what not. … More Supporting Student Effort and Learning: My Progression of Interventions