Category Archives: Technology

Recap #caltash2018

Cal-TASH is home. Six years ago, Renay and Megan introduced ParaEducate to a Cal-TASH audience. So having skipped last year in favor of SXSWEdu 2017, we were glad to be back with a very familiar venue and familiar faces. One … Continue reading

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How do you learn that? Getting over the fear of computers

So it’s pretty much no secret that Renay has always been very well versed in technology. If you ask her, the story goes into something about early introduction, a cart rolled in during kindergarten, but never being able to touch … Continue reading

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2018 and ParaEducate

We’re back! We were fully charged earlier this week, no matter if the kids had a happy holiday or not, they’re pretty glad to be back. Which brings us to the point of the things we want to look at … Continue reading

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From The ParaEducate Mail Bag 2016

Okay, so we got really distracted this year and our mailbag is overflowing. We plucked one for this week because we’re a little wrapped up here at ParaEducate with baby news (co-worker just became a grandma again within the last … Continue reading

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The Commodity of Time

Yet again, thanks to years of practice with not only content, but familiarity with the curriculum, Renay was able to turn a lesson plan that was given at the start of class for students who are working below grade level. … 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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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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Types of Students and The Paraeducators Who Might Be Best Fit

Last week, we talked about the types of paraeducators. This week we’ll talk about the types of students that can be encountered in a classroom. It does not matter if this student is a student you are assigned to keep … Continue reading

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Eight Hours with A Paraeducator

Much has been said recently about an article when a teacher shadowed students to see what they see, and what they experience. For years, I have been advocating for one of two things to happen: either a day without paraeducators … Continue reading

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Do Your Best And Answer All The Questions

It’s October which means that the newness of the year has finally settled into the marathon before holidays. You hopefully have a great working relationship with your students, general education teacher, or your case managers. It would be great if … Continue reading

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