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Four. (or One?)

While the main office for ParaEducate looks like a mess of papers and luggage right now, we are preparing for a major event. Interestingly: not Cal-TASH, although that is very important to us. ParaEducate was launched on a leap year. … Continue reading

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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 1: The Background

So earlier this month, Renay was working on a new blog post and then after a few key conversations, she realized she was about to blog post something and she had just made a list of suggestions with no real … 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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The Peace After the Chaos

It is a truth in education: things go wrong. After all, you have at least thirty different cogs making a machine of a classroom run. And each of those cogs are likely to follow their own interpretation of the instructions. … 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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