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

Engaging all Learners Through Push-in Support

If you are only doing the One Teach, One Assist model of co-teaching or push-in support you need to level up and try to implement the other models as much as possible. This post and video give an overview of how to do the other models and examples from my current practice. … More Engaging all Learners Through Push-in Support

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

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