Category Archives: Begining of the Year

When does the training start?

For that new paraeducator, one might wonder when formal training begins. Especially since you were hired and then assigned a campus and then assigned a student or group of students and you’re really wondering what you’re doing. The good news: … Continue reading

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Overreliance?

ParaEducate pretty much lives on Facebook. Other social media outlets do have our attention, but not quite as much as Facebook. And sometimes, the ads that are sent to us are rather startling. The most recent one was an ad … Continue reading

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The Things That Excite Us

It’s still the beginning of the year; some of the last schools have just started this week. It doesn’t matter though; we’ve seen a lot of things already that excite us on different campuses. The student who everyone wants to … Continue reading

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Better Go And Get Your Armor…

School started for Renay on Wednesday with the students arriving at 8:30 in the morning. Like the start of every year, and probably especially for those who are veterans, there are lingering memories of students who were just there only … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Students

Welcome Back! We are so very excited for the 2016-2017 academic school year blog for ParaEducate. As of a week ago, voting was open for a conference that ParaEducate, The Inclusive Class, and National Board on Full Inclusion, with Sheryll … Continue reading

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A Busy Summer 2016

We’re back, for a little while. It’s been a busy summer at ParaEducate. We just got our copies of the Brookes Publishing Company’s Inclusive Calendar for the 2016-2017 academic calendar right as July started. We are included in this calendar … Continue reading

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Responding to Behaviors

The beginning of the year is a bit of a three-week tornado. You’re getting used to the classes, the schedule, professional relationships, and the students. But now the routines have been established and the health plans have been distributed. Those … Continue reading

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Hover, Help, Halt, or How I Became Ok with the Flail

Before we get too far in this week’s blog post, we just want to thank Nicole Eredics of The Inclusive Class for hosting us this week with Adapting for Curriculum Demands. We appreciated the time she took to help get … Continue reading

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That First Bell

There is probably no other sound on earth like it. The first bell of the first day of school. And it doesn’t matter what grade or how many years a staff member works with the district, but that bell is … Continue reading

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Scheduling Teams

The word “scheduling” is sometimes tainted with a bitter taste. And every year, it nearly needs to be scrapped because of changes that happen to numbers of students or student needs. And then there are personalities to consider of the … Continue reading

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