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Bringing Progress Monitoring To Center Stage

Why do we monitor progress ? What is the real purpose of our Tiers and forms? I thought about this today as I sat down to fill out a form for one of my students. I know exactly where this student is, what the strengths are, what the struggles are. Getting all that on paper,… Continue reading Bringing Progress Monitoring To Center Stage

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Dancing Along The Spectrum

Dancing Along The Spectrum Nineteen years ago, I was still oblivious to the signs of something called autism. My knowledge of this condition was very limited. At the same time, my second child was born. My beautiful, peaceful daughter. I had no idea the journey into that unknown sphere was about to begin. Now she has made… Continue reading Dancing Along The Spectrum

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Pirate Tales

So I've started teaching like a pirate thanks to Dave Burgess and his inspiring book by the same title. Even more energizing are the #tlap chats I've begun participating in weekly. I've begun following several fellow educators from all over the world through #tlap who have led me to even MORE twitter pln's. And the… Continue reading Pirate Tales