Monthly Archives: January 2015

The (Sub)tle Reality of LIfe

First of all, I really want to say how excited I am that ParaEducate will be at Cal-TASH 2015. We are honored to be presenting in Irvine, California. If you have never been to a TASH, I would highly recommend … 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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How Do I Know?

It is mid-year. An unfortunate truth is: someone may have left your campus or you have had holes in your schedule all year long. But that’s okay. However, what qualities are we really looking for in a paraeducator? What makes … Continue reading

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New Year: Going The Distance

Two weeks away from my students seems too short sometimes. I could use another week because of the demands of family during the winter break. And then Monday shows up and I meet up with my students and then, it … Continue reading

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