Category Archives: training

Choosing Literature Part 3: Getting To Understanding

We’ve looked at why we choose literature, we’ve even looked at how to go about and get books. We had a great time sharing last week books we’ve used in the past with students. This week we’re looking at materials … Continue reading

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Choosing Literature Part 2: The Reading List

Last week, we wrote the introduction to this blog post. Originally, we were super excited to pull this post together and provide it and then we realized through several conversations, that no one would really get why we were pulling … Continue reading

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Conferences Abound

Last week we were off for the U.S. Holiday, Thanksgiving. Renay was recently reminded of posts from two years ago of ParaEducate’s first step into National conventions. So, yesterday opened the annual TASH Conference. ParaEducate was last there at national … Continue reading

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Pulling Together Maps

For a few yeas now, ParaEducate has been working on extras, the things that paraprofessionals or paraeducators actually may be doing, probably without formal training or guidance. Renay puts a lot of credence into the things one can learn on … Continue reading

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When the Plan Goes Out The Window

Believe it or not, there was a huge plan at ParaEducate this week to start some new things we talked about recently. In fact, while Renay was on the way to work this morning, plans were being made for this … Continue reading

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The Potpourri of ParaEducate

Perhaps the most unique aspect of paraeducating and running everything ParaEducate for Renay is the medley of work that sprinkles its way into daily life. At the top of the list is something we’ve talked about for a few weeks … 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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Data Collection

We’re back today and excited to be back! Our official Spring Break started off with an architecture convention, family time, and making progress on several small projects. Data is the bane of every paraeducator’s day. It is often the ‘one … 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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Meet The Parents

As a general rule, paraeducators in many districts are told not to say more to parents then a few basic pleasantries. But every now and then, either because the parent requests it or because of a special circumstance, a meeting … Continue reading

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