Monthly Archives: March 2012

FaceBlog: 3/29

Positive development: child with significant pragmatic challenges now wishes to approach peers and offer to tell them a joke. Less positive development: script of joke is as follows. “Why did the child go out of town? Because he doesn’t love … Continue reading

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FaceBlog: 3/26

The only thing keeping me going right now is the promise of peanut butter frozen yogurt at the end of this day.

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Cross-Curricular

One of my favorite activities these days is teaching math.  Shocking, but true.  Last summer, I spent the equivalent of an African Safari on a “value pass” to the Making Math Real Institute, and soaked up about 70 hours of … Continue reading

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FaceBlog: 3/21

Dude, I actually GAVE all you people this EXACT training last year. Why are you making me sit through it now?

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FaceBlog: 3/19

You’ve never really lived as a special education teacher until you’ve had to simultaneously mediate a parent-teacher smackdown over SpongeBob chapter books and figure out a way to appropriately describe this conflict in a legally binding document.

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FaceBlog: 3/15

Helping a spectrum kid through her first close experience with death. This teachable moment is too damn big for me.

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