Category Archives: Special Education Teachers

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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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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Dear Student Teacher

Before I get too far into this week’s actual blog, we had a wonderful opportunity this week to go off and inspire some future teachers at a major university this week about Inclusion. We were there at UCDavis with Nicole … Continue reading

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Snippets of thoughts from ParaEducate

We have to say, it’s been a hard few weeks at ParaEducate. But we think you’d like these snippets of blog set ups we have this week. It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. And we are proud of many of the teachers … Continue reading

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When LRE Appears to Do A Disservice

It’s a great day if you are working on a campus that has inclusion. You’re seeing it move in actual time. Teachers and administrators are on board and make consistent plans for the success of all students, classmates genuinely care … Continue reading

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Why Is It Different? And Why You Just Have To Accept It.

It’s time for Open House. All the students’ work is up and displayed. And we do mean all students. So it’s one thing if that bookmark about the things that make us happy isn’t quite cut on the line. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Reflection of Cal-TASH 2016

This week we look at Cal-TASH 2016. Sacramento is in ParaEducate’s backyard. So there wasn’t any question of Renay skipping out on this year’s Cal-TASH. For those of you who don’t know: Sacramento is the state capital of California. This … Continue reading

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What Does 2016 Have In Store?

The New [calendar] Year has started, and it’s been busy days as we’ve returned to work. But 2016 is more than just moving into another grading period and approaching the bunches of Mondays off that happens every year. We’re really … Continue reading

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Social Skills for Winter Events

The regular year is drawing to a close. The weather is different than when you started back in September or August (or even July in a few districts). The week before letting students out for winter break is a different … 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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