Tag Archives: working with special needs learners

Resources — from one teacher to another

Over 33 years of teaching, I’ve read a great deal, explored resources available on the internet, and attended many workshops. I know that these had a profound impact on me and my understanding of what it means to me to be … Continue reading

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Working Effectively with Special Needs Learners

Thoughts and Issues There are three things that it takes to work effectively with special needs learners: * Philosophy * Knowledge * Techniques Perhaps it’s best to think of them like a 3 – legged stool. They are all necessary … Continue reading

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The Liability of Labels

Recently, I had a discussion with a friend about her concerns for her oldest child.  Her child is 9 now and in grade four.  The problem is that he does not read at grade level.  He’s is bright and inquisitive … Continue reading

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