Category Archives: Technology

From The ParaEducate Mail Bag 2016

Okay, so we got really distracted this year and our mailbag is overflowing. We plucked one for this week because we’re a little wrapped up here at ParaEducate with baby news (co-worker just became a grandma again within the last … Continue reading

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The Commodity of Time

Yet again, thanks to years of practice with not only content, but familiarity with the curriculum, Renay was able to turn a lesson plan that was given at the start of class for students who are working below grade level. … Continue reading

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When Technology is the Solution

So, you may have also seen some rather cryptic pictures being posted on ParaEducate social media a month ago. These are some of our photos here. These photos were taken with a personal iPhone and a rather amazingly reasonably priced … Continue reading

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Three.

This week, it is a little different than past weeks. It isn’t about heading off a problem. It isn’t about responding to situations. It starts with a story. This week is a special week for ParaEducate. It’s our anniversary. We … Continue reading

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Types of Students and The Paraeducators Who Might Be Best Fit

Last week, we talked about the types of paraeducators. This week we’ll talk about the types of students that can be encountered in a classroom. It does not matter if this student is a student you are assigned to keep … Continue reading

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Eight Hours with A Paraeducator

Much has been said recently about an article when a teacher shadowed students to see what they see, and what they experience. For years, I have been advocating for one of two things to happen: either a day without paraeducators … Continue reading

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Do Your Best And Answer All The Questions

It’s October which means that the newness of the year has finally settled into the marathon before holidays. You hopefully have a great working relationship with your students, general education teacher, or your case managers. It would be great if … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Academic Year 2014-2015

Some of you have already actually started. You know bells, syllabi, and students. I can say I am a little fortunate: my academic year won’t start for another two weeks. While I’m writing the draft of this blog, I’m actually … Continue reading

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Things That Have Electricty and Flashing Lights–Originally Posted 12/20/2012

This post is from December 12, 2012. We had to completely reset our blog in May 2014. Instead of backdating our blog posts, it was decided we would select some of our best posts and get those up over summer.  … Continue reading

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