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Mission

We believe in a world where the abilities of every individual are recognized! By sharing this message through Believe Differently, giving Shout-Outs to those that are making a difference, and demonstrating our efforts in Equitable Teaching our hope is to contribute to change. A change that starts with Believing Differently about the equity and opportunity afforded…

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Believe Differently

Online Educational Resources for School Closures

A fluid list that we are working to compile as resources are being offered for families and educators during this time of multiple school closures. We will continue to add to the list as we discover more resources.

Shout-Out Circle

As I’ve mentioned before, fostering the development of a positive and supportive classroom community is a high priority for me. One of the ways I support this is through my classroom Shout-Out circles. At the onset, I teach students about the purpose of having a Shout-Out circle and expectations around what a Shout-Out should focus…

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Equitable Teaching Resources

Advocacy

One thing that we often hear from parents is that the IEP and evaluation process in special education confuses them. We are passionate about advocacy and the ability of families to advocate for their children.

Communicate Without Speaking

Visuals, Visuals, Visuals

Visuals can be used to communicate, teach, and provide information. Anytime you can pair visual information with auditory information, understanding increases. Check back frequently as new visuals are added often.

Teaching Calm

Supporting Regulation

Teaching the use of regulation supports in the general education classroom for students provides a great alternative to having them leave the classroom when they need a sensory or calming break. Can be personalized to meet the individual needs of students. Check back frequently as new supports are added often.

Shout-Outs!

21 Roots Farm

Upon arrival there was serenity that could not be missed. We could hear the clucking of the chickens, baa from the goats, and the rustle of the leaves from a gentle breeze.

Jet and Ann

Jet is a sweet, friendly, unassuming dog that clearly loves being around people. He has made his mark at Meadow Ridge and is loved by many future, current, and former students.

Opportunity Village

Community is not limited to Opportunity Village. Instead, there is a concerted focus on inclusive employment outside of the campuses within businesses throughout the Southern Nevada area.