education · learning disabilities

Meeting the challenges for returning from an extended school break.

I was laughing with a colleague this morning that, yet again, each of us made a resolution to engage in more mindfulness and not let the stresses of life take over. Last fall was busy for each of us and this upcoming winter is not slated to be any calmer. So I am looking to… Continue reading Meeting the challenges for returning from an extended school break.

education · technology

Opening the tech doors a little wider

Over the last few years my school, Eagle Hill-Southport, has approached tech adoption at a slower pace than many. There was caution to ensure it fit the mission of our program, a skills based approach for students with learning disabilities, and did not provide compensation while we were working on remediation. Additionally, there were not… Continue reading Opening the tech doors a little wider

education

The Power of Observation

What you don’t give grades? In a recent #satchat (Saturday mornings 7:30 ET/PT) I mentioned how I assess my students though informal assessments and observation. This took a few people by surprise. My school is a non-graded independent school for students with learning disabilities. The students do not receive report cards, rather parents receive reports… Continue reading The Power of Observation