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…
This post is long overdue and has been rewritten in my thoughts many times over the course of the last few weeks. When schools were closed and we shifted to eLearning my energy was consumed and I had to put many things on hold, including my work through Equitable Teaching and Believe Differently. It has…
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.
It is no secret that teaching can be a challenging job. There are days I leave feeling drained, unsuccessful, and if I am being completely honest like I failed my students for that day. If they struggle I take it personally, if they succeed I take it personally. Either way I feel it to my…
Equitable Teaching Resources
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.
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.
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.
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.
I want every blind person to feel that the once impossible is now possible; that he or she can now build a miniature LEGO world.
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.