IEP meetings can produce a myriad of emotions. Most parents enter meetings with feelings of anxiety, frustration, anger, uncertainty, and insecurity. As overwhelming as it may seem, you still have to advocate for your child. When the team sits down at an IEP meeting, the goal should be to include goals and objectives that are … Continue reading Writing measurable goals and objectives
No one likes to hear the “r” word in an educational setting. As a parent, hearing the word, retention can stir up strong emotions for you. The term is scary, carries a lot of weight, can be embarrassing and frustrating, and unfortunately, there is a negative stigma attached to it. Children can be retained because … Continue reading Retention: Is it worth it?
This picture that accompanies this post may look crazy to you, but it’s a strategy that helps someone focus. I love to observe people. I catch some things that that the regular human eye may miss. Yesterday, while I was on set with my daughter, I observed that the director was writing in this tiny … Continue reading Help them figure it out