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The Homework Debate

A few times in my career, I wrote medical excuses to keep students from doing homework. I know it sounds ridiculous, but what I saw were students who were in great mental pain, as were their families, from homework that was way beyond their means, especially due to significant mental health disorders that affected their ability to learn and their ability to even engage in the process of learning or wanting to be in a learning environment. 151 more words

Some Thoughts on Team Teaching

Team teaching has become a default model of special education. It comes in many forms, but the unifying characteristic is having the special education teacher in the general education classroom to ensure the facilitation of special education programming. 912 more words


Behavior problems are generating medical problems for students and children of color are most at risk

One of my neighbor’s sons, about 16 years old now, has been placed on psycho-pharmacological meds because of a persistent ‘behavior problem’ in school. This young man, always has been very respectful to me, and no matter where he is, if he recognizes me, he will say hello. 510 more words

Education Management

Google Lime Scholarship

Today, we’re pleased to announce the most recent addition to our scholarship programs, the Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. We’re partnering with Lime… 148 more words

Writing (all Kinds)

You Need These Parent and Educator Resources

Undoubtedly, we can never have too much information on best, promising, and exemplary practices for engaging, empowering and supporting the total wellness of families. If that is what you do at work, or anticipate doing, we must dedicate ourselves to continuous growth and relevance. 933 more words

Family Engagement

5 Accessibility Features Every Learner Should Know

On the occasion of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) this week (May 19th), I created an infographic using Piktochart to highlight some of the iOS accessibility features that can benefit a wide range of diverse learners, not just those who have been labeled as having a disability. 649 more words