Archive for the ‘Connecting with your Parents’ Category

Trot for Technology!

My school did an amazing fundraiser to raise money for technology! Details to come! We have raised over $6,000 in about a month! :-) Captian Keenan

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Number Talks Video Series – Multiplication

Check out the new videos I just uploaded! I created them to help teachers understand the strategies in the Number Talks program for Multiplication. The videos explains and gives an example of strategies like Doubling and Halving. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9fXY-FywPisBwtjZl3SdNg/feed

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Techniques for Success 2012

I went to a great conference on techniques to success for students with Down syndrome. We heard from some great speakers!! My favorite was Dr. Sean Smith, who was an expect on Technology in Special Education! He helped teach us how to create fun and easy social stories! www.toontastic.com Also available in an iPad app!!…

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Glow & Grow

I use my Glow and Grow form for two reasons: having the students set and meet goals by looking at their own work and filling in this form for my Parent/Teacher conferences. Setting goals are very important; having this simple form is a great visual for students while they are goal setting. During conferences I use…

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I am the proud parent of…

Here is a cute idea! The parents love to be proud of their children. I set up a table outside of my room with a few snacks and a sign welcoming them and asking them to please take a name tag. Instead of a normal name tag, this name tag says, “I am the proud…

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