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What is an IEP?

(Arizona walking to school, August 2014)

As the school year starts to wind down and I’m starting to prepare for Arizona’s upcoming IEP meeting, I thought it would be the perfect time to explain what an IEP is and the various steps in the process. 274 more words


ARD Day!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…no, wait, that’s Christmas.

This was ARD Day!

An ARD is a (normally) yearly meeting that is meant to help determine the IEP for a child with special needs. 1,063 more words


* Dynamic families work for Dynamic Community Charter School!

I was so thrilled to read Friday’s News and Observer, which headlined the incredible families fighting to preserve Dynamic Community Charter School.  Top and center of the newspaper!   331 more words

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Equal Access to Content Material: EDU 6136

H2 – Honor student access to content material.

Honor student access to content material means that the educator will work to find ways to provide students with a variety of relevant resources that are appropriate in material to the student’s needs, abilities, and also takes into account student interest. 349 more words


A Lingering Need for Clarity

Early in my career as an educator, I believe I became proficient in the art of explanation. I had to explain directions and concepts to students. 1,581 more words


Recuerdo a la perfección el día en el que empecé la carrera de Periodismo. Fue hace cuatro años cuando, invadida por el nerviosismo y la emoción, entré en un aula plagada de chicas. 318 more words

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