IEP Bound

"...what have we become when we refuse to offer resources, accommodations, or experiences if they aren't outlined in the IEP? What are we really teaching at that point?" My dad is somewhat muscle-bound. You know how you can hold out your arms with your palms down then flip them to be palms up? He can't … Continue reading IEP Bound

Downtime in the Special Needs Classroom

I'm looking forward to the Thanksgiving break, friends.  It's no exaggeration to say that by this time every school year I am fried.  I find myself short on sleep and heavy on responsibilities and commitments.  All I really want at the end of every work day is a nap.  I want to travel back in … Continue reading Downtime in the Special Needs Classroom

Something new…

Venturing outside the classroom and on to the internet is something brand spanking new for me when it comes to sharing the materials I've been making for my students all these years.  I'm excited.  I'm also a little scared and a lot overwhelmed.  Have patience with me as I navigate this new terrain.  I promise … Continue reading Something new…