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?

“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…