Posted on June 13, 2012 in Collaboration, News
Been thinking about having your students start blogs? Parents, have you considered introducing Twitter as a unique tool for creating stories with and for relatives?
If you like ideas like these and are thinking about …
Posted on April 20, 2012 in Autism, Collaboration, Families, News
Need adaptations ideas? Want to brainstorm positive behavior supports? Looking for peer-support strategies? Contact the families of your learners with autism and tap into one of the richest resources around. I know so many knowledgeable parents who are never asked for input, advice, or tips.
I also know quite a few teachers who are unsure …
Posted on December 14, 2011 in Collaboration, News
We Connect Now was developed in an effort to connect college students with disabilities and provide a virtual community to discuss important issues such as accessibility, scholarships, and research. My favorite part of the site is the “stories” section and I am also impressed with the many materials offered …
Posted on November 05, 2011 in Collaboration, Differentiating Instruction
Recently I had the pleasure of working on an exciting new training model with a high school district in the Chicago suburbs. After I told a few colleagues about it, they suggested posting it on the blog in case others want to try it out in their schools.
Posted on June 14, 2011 in Collaboration, Inclusion
I just spent a few days with teachers in Colorado. The workshop was on collaboration and co-teaching and we talked a lot about conducting effective meetings. For instance, we discussed having clear starting and ending times, following an agenda, assigning time limits to agenda items, starting meetings with the follow-up from the previous meeting, and minimizing interruptions.