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It’s that time of the year again: Parents are starting to receive notices that their children are at risk for being retained. So what do you do?  Who do you talk to? In the State of Florida, the principal has sole decision making authority as to whether or not the student is retained except, of course, if the child has […]
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There is a significant difference between an IEP and a 504 Plan. In the State of Florida, most 504 Plans only have accommodations on them. These are things like extra time for homework, extra time for tests, preferential seating. There are hundreds of types of accommodations and for some students, that’s all they need. However, it is our experience that […]
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Classroom management: we all know the very phrase conjures up a myriad of ideas, thoughts and how to improve upon it. One of the most elusive facets of managing a classroom is how to achieve diversification of student learning. Most of us will find that no one learns in the precisely the same way. The secret to success is one […]
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When I think of The Broach School in St Petersburg the first thing that comes to my mind is a huge and diverse family, one where anything and everything can and more than likely will be said and done. A family will not only seek the absolute best from each other, but they do so with a caring and loving […]
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When a child who has an IEP goes into middle school, there is a high probability that an effort will be made to change, decrease, or get rid of services that are on your child’s IEP. You need to be aware of this, know what to watch for and know how to make sure your child continues to receive the […]
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One of our students recently made a breakthrough in a very unexpected way. Like many other discoveries, this one too came as a surprise. In my English class, we had recently begun practicing cursive so students would be able to not only sign their names, but pick up a new way of thinking and writing. For this student, the surprise […]
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Easy, quick answer: THE STUDENTS!! The day-to-day interactions, the chance to teach them something I’m passionate about (history, social studies), the opportunity to be a positive male role model in their lives is something that makes coming to work easy. I love the actual “teaching” aspect of this job; when I’m explaining something to a student and I’m able to notice […]
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I am writing you because I want you to know that my boy, Roman, who is only in 11th grade, passed the admissions testing (PERK) at Pasco-Hernando State College
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It’s been a great start to the school year so far and hard to believe 2 months have passed by already. Before you know it, Christmas will be here, and then everybody will be getting excited about Spring Break. I’m pleased to say that two months into the year, we have begun our mission to make all students better readers. […]
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Source: Autism Speaks The post below is from school psychologist Dr. Peter Faustino, New York Delegate to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and member of the Autism Speaks Family Services Committee. Dr. Faustino co-founded the Student Clubs for Autism Speaks at Fox Lane Middle School, which helps further the mission of Autism Speaks through education, awareness, friendship and […]
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