Inclusion has been a push for the past few years and it has made a lot of changes in international schools where there is less pressure and less government oversight pushing schools towards best practices. But in this article I document what I’ve seen and where I think things are going. … More Inclusion is Easier Said Than Done: Learning Support (SEN) in International Schools
Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher takes a lot of work. This article explores whether it was worth it. … More Was Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher Worth it?
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
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
This is about how I went through the process of becoming a National Board Certified teacher in the area of Exceptional Needs Specialist. … More Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher: Exceptional Needs Specialist
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
This is a book review about a powerful book that would likely help any educator understand the student they are working with. … More The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog – Book Review