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Perspectives: "Effective Practices" and "Parents' Day"

Parents’ Day

Parents’ Day is July 24.  Parents’ Day was established in 1994 to celebrate and recognize the important role of responsible parenting in every day family life.  393 more words

Family Engagement

504 Plans & IEPs - What's the Difference?

In-school services for students with disabilities have come a long way in the past few decades. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004, public school districts are required by law to provide a student with the resources he or she needs to learn. 577 more words

Techie Travel Training

Getting Around on Metro by Venus H

Independent living is defined as “those skills or tasks that contribute to the successful independent functioning of an individual in adulthood” (Cronin, 1996). 228 more words

Why ALL Students Are "AT-RISK"

The label: “at risk” student…. What does this concept look like? Who does it look like, and  do we know when, where or how to make this determination? 862 more words

Education Management

Productive Struggle vs. Frustration

This past Friday, I gave an introductory presentation on the educational ramifications of new brain and psychological research, specifically, Carol Dweck’s Mindset. What came out of the discussion during the session, was that our school already does a fairly good job of inherently implementing most of the underlying themes in Dweck’s research. 490 more words