DIVERSITY: Why it’s Not Enough

I hear the word  “diversity” spoken everywhere, and in relation to almost every aspect of society. It’s a good thing to recognize the many faces in our society, and it’s great that we recognize our ‘melting pot’ society. However, we shouldn’t fool ourselves or be too naϊve to think that because we acknowledge diversity and […]

First: Communicating with Parents

Imagine a student in class who is constantly disrupting the flow of the learning process of others, by excessive talking, throwing ‘spitballs’, laughing and refusing to follow instructions. Behavior supports and targeted interventions have all been tried with the student at the classroom level, and now you’ve decided that it’s time to call for backup. It’s time […]