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February 1, 2019
Looking Back at Our 10 Top Blogs for Future Inspiration
Looking Back at Our 10 Top Blogs for Future Inspiration

By Greta Pauly

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January 15, 2019
Educators Share their 2019 Goals for Special Education
Educators Share their 2019 Goals for Special Education

By Michelle Zavaleta and Jennifer Keiser

One of the hardest aspects of being a special education teacher is the uncertainty. We sometimes don’t know exactly what our students need from us, or the best ways for us to accommodate those needs. Perhaps we don’t know that our students can’t hear us during a lesson, or we don’t know that they’re still struggling to understand a previous lesson. While we do our best to address these challenges before they come up, our job is to leave no stone unturned.

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January 4, 2019
3 Ways Classroom Audio Supports ELLs
3 Ways Classroom Audio Supports ELLs

By Shaun Fagan

Every English-language learner (ELL) has their own unique, individual needs when it comes to gaining structural knowledge around communication. Among the main challenges they face when developing their language acquisition are:

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December 20, 2018
How Every Classroom Can Celebrate Diversity
How Every Classroom Can Celebrate Diversity

By Greta Pauly

The world we live in is filled with diversity in every corner. Think of a natural ecosystem like a forest. Every tree, plant, and critter has its own unique makeup—different colors, shapes, and sizes—and yet they all come together to make a beautiful environment. When we begin to acknowledge and celebrate diversity in nature, we can start to admire it everywhere. In the classroom, educators play an important role in setting the stage to celebrate everyone’s differences and similarities in a way that brings students together in solidarity.

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December 4, 2018
Advice for Helping Students Find Their Voice
Advice for Helping Students Find Their Voice

By Greta Pauly

There is so much to be said about student voice. Every class has children who tend to be quiet and children who speak up more often than others. But student voice is so much more than that. It’s when they truly find themselves owning their learning and speaking to what they believe is true.

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