IEP meetings can produce a myriad of emotions. Most parents enter meetings with feelings of anxiety, frustration, anger, uncertainty, and insecurity. As overwhelming as it may seem, you still have to advocate for your child. When the team sits down at an IEP meeting, the goal should be to include goals and objectives that are … Continue reading Writing measurable goals and objectives
No one likes to hear the “r” word in an educational setting. As a parent, hearing the word, retention can stir up strong emotions for you. The term is scary, carries a lot of weight, can be embarrassing and frustrating, and unfortunately, there is a negative stigma attached to it. Children can be retained because … Continue reading Retention: Is it worth it?
This picture that accompanies this post may look crazy to you, but it’s a strategy that helps someone focus. I love to observe people. I catch some things that that the regular human eye may miss. Yesterday, while I was on set with my daughter, I observed that the director was writing in this tiny … Continue reading Help them figure it out
Parents, It's that time of year again. Summer is over, and it's time to get ready for a new school year. This year is different. There have been many changes due to the pandemic, and it's shifted our schedules, how we view education, and has left a lot of parents to make decisions that may … Continue reading Pandemic Schooling
Parents, I'm so excited about our new resource, Read to Succeed: A Simple Guide to Early Literacy. It's great for children in grades PreK-2nd. Please check out the video below for more information. You can pre-order here and it will be available on my birthday, Sunday, April 5th. Thanks for always supporting, Educationally Speaking Center for … Continue reading Read to Succeed: A Simple Guide to Early Literacy