Posted on March 15, 2017 in Differentiating Instruction
You might use a sticky note to mark your page in a book or leave a reminder for a colleague, but these handy little scraps are useful for so much more.
You can jot letters or words on sticky notes and have students compose words and sentences without using a pencil.
You can have students add them to interactive notebooks to highlight …
Posted on November 18, 2016 in Inclusion
Having a like-minded community that is engaged and shares information can be a priceless resource.
As a way to promote this concept, I have been posting “questions of the week” on my Facebook page. I was so happy with the response to the question below, I wanted to share it with my website visitors that may not have seen it.
Never assume that other know what you know. Please share your thoughts and ideas whenever you can!
? OF THE WEEK: Parents, what one piece of advice would you give to …
Posted on August 30, 2016 in Differentiating Instruction
Differentiation Hack is a new series I am starting on the blog. Each hack is a trip or strategy that will help you create supports using a shortcut, repurposed materials, or tools you already have around-the-classroom.
Make sure you give students a few different ways to tell you about themselves. Some learners can easily write a paragraph or talk to the class about their likes, dislikes, interests, needs, and gifts. Others, may feel need a little support to do so. You might want to …
Posted on August 17, 2016 in Inclusion
Is anyone else noticing all of the back-to-school stuff featuring inclusive messages?
Check out these shirts I saw at Kohl’s …
Posted on July 27, 2016 in Inclusion
It’s been over five years in the making, but my co-teaching book with Julie Causton is finally ready. It comes out next month but we are OPEN for pre-orders as of…..today! Want to know a little bit about the book? We thought you might so we made you a little rap video to illustrate its finer points.
Enjoy it. Share it. Watch it on date night. Re-watch it. Nominate it …