Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The little things can mean so much

Sometimes a little positive feedback can go a long way. I got some positive feedback from one of my students today. Needless to say, I'm having a great day!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Growth, Reflection & Challenge: Rememberance

So,..... passion can be fostered in many ways. On days like today it's hard to find reserves.

Myles, you challenged me. You challenged yourself. Together we discovered that the 'Z' is so much cooler than an 'S', and so "Mylez" you became.

Mylez G. (1987-2010)
I will always remember you!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Growth, Reflection, & Challenge- Day 2

I'm reflecting on my practice today. I'm reflecting on my purpose. I'm reflecting on accommodations, modifications, interventions, & differentiation. But really, all of these "things" special educators work so hard to to implement & prepare are at the mercy of communication.

Today, in keeping with my 30 day challenge, I sought new & effective ways to enhance communication between educators, and other service providers. Communication can be difficult and become a barrier to effective practice when professionals get lost in the minutiae of conducting business. However, if communication is truly important, then we, our colleagues, and our students deserve that time.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Growth, Reflection, & Challenge- Day 1

11/5/2010- Today I reviewed research on dyslexia and other forms of print based disabilities. I looked at Shaywitz & others. I'm excited to learn more & put my learning to practice.

Growth, Reflection, & Challenge....

Activating Personal & Professional Growth- A 30 day challenge: 11/8-12/17

What did you do today to advance your professional practice?

Join me In reflecting, building, sharing & activating learning by posting one action (just 1 thing) you did today to foster your passion for your profession.

In actively embracing this task...
I choose to take responsibility for my own learning. I choose to initiate the foundations of best practice and improve my pedagogy. I choose to empower myself. I choose to empower my colleagues. I choose to empower our students.