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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

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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Calming Spaces

This past summer I had the opportunity to teach summer school. I knew at the start, that some of my students had a tendency to get escalated or leave the room when frustrated. I decided to use a calming space within my classroom to help with this. At the onset, I taught what the space…

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Equitable Teaching Resources

Building A Community

Games, activities, and classroom routines are a great way to build community in your classroom. Can be personalized to meet the needs of the community in your classroom and the individual needs of students. Check back frequently as new games, activities, and routines are added often.

Redirecting Behavior

Changing behavior is a marathon, not a sprint – we don’t expect kids to learn to read or understand math in day or even a week – the same is true for changes in behavior.

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!

include (her)

Make no mistake, include(her) events are NEITHER a charity, NOR a volunteer opportunity. Instead they are genuine, they are real, they are simply a Girls’ Night Out, which is exactly why include(her) deserves a Shout-Out!

LEGO For The Blind

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.

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.