Posted on June 27, 2020 in News
I have been having so much fun working virtually with book clubs this summer– it has helped me to connect with so many of you in a personal way. To keep the fun moving forward and to provide inclusion energy and support for your inclusive activities, I wanted to share a handout that I’ve been using with study groups, book clubs, and steering committees who are using …
Posted on March 24, 2020 in News
We may be sheltering in place, but Coaster refuses to “stay”! I have made him available to all of you as of last week via my YouTube channel.
To support teachers and families who are teaching and learning virtually, I released this clip so teachers of young children can share storytime with their students and teachers of older students can craft lessons about …
Posted on January 07, 2020 in News
Happy New Year!
I had a lot of great feedback about this post in the last few years, so I am sharing it again to kick off 2019. I hope it will help you meet your inclusion-related goals as you get back to work this week.
Those that know me well, know that I love goal setting. I love teaching it to students …
Posted on December 13, 2019 in News
Do you love dogs as much as I do? If so, read on!
A few years ago (when I adopted my own dog), I had an idea for a children’s book about a shelter pet.
The book is about a dog who is admired (in part) for his snazzy wheels.
Here is the description of the book:
Coaster lives in an animal shelter with many puppies (and a few kittens) who are looking for homes. All the pets know he will be the first of the bunch to be adopted. After all, he has a fine coat, floppy ears, and …
I absolutely love stories as a way to share ideas and illustrate positive practices. This video was sent to me by Indrani Solomon and her son Pranoy. It is a glimpse inside Pranoy’s life as a friend, classmate, athlete, and student. Here is a bit of what Indrani wrote about …