For those wondering how they can use PowerSchool or another student information system to help their Learning Support/Special Needs endeavors, here are a few ways I use it that help. … More How I use PowerSchool for Learning Support: Towards a new best-practice
Standardized testing in schools is a hotly debated topic. This article explores the reasons for standardized testing from a Special Educator’s perspective. … More Is Standardized Testing Really that Bad? A Special Educator’s Perspective
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?
If you ever wondered about consequences for student behavior and effort, and our role as special education or resource teachers, and how we connect to the home, this post is for you. … More Consequences….Shifting the way we Frame Them for Students
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
This post explores the possibility that there indeed is no more ADD in this world. … More ADD is not a thing
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
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
Students sometimes need help planning their homework and their studying. Beckett Haight developed this system to help cats step their game up in this domain. … More To-Do Sheets
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