Presenting at SXSWEdu

What a week! For me,┬áit started in Austin, Texas for the annual South by Southwest Education conference (SXSWedu). There were 6,000 teachers, administrators, and supporters of education- from early childhood to higher ed- in attendance this year. With a strong culture of innovation, SXSWedu is where the most progressive conversations about education are taking place.…

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When I Know My Work Here is Done

With the holidays coming, everyone at school as been squirrelly, students and teachers alike. With the restlessness has come some behavioral challenges, and I have felt myself beginning to lose patience. Sometimes, I just think to yourself, “Were my directions really that difficult? Why doesn’t anyone seem to listen? If I hear, ‘Wait, what are…

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They Taught Us Words are Powerless, and They Were Wrong

The way we speak about disability and inclusion can effect each individual’s inclusive experience. We wanted to share with all of you this powerful post written by Tim Shriver, Jr. and Soeren Polumbo, co-founders of the Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign. This successful campaign has been raising awareness about the negative effects…

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