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Effective Models of Collaborative Teaching

By Brandi Breaux, M.A. | October 17, 2022

Decades of research has demonstrated the benefits of coteaching for teachers and students.  Professional growth for teachers can include increased content knowledge, classroom management strategies, and curriculum adaptations (Scruggs et…

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Quality Indicators for Delivering Specially Designed Instruction

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | September 20, 2022

Overview The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004) has the following two indicators that need to be met for a student to qualify for special education services: The student…

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Making the Most of Your ESSER Funds

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | August 22, 2022

There are two years remaining in which ESSER funds, authorized in the American Rescue Plan Act, will be available. NOW is the time to assess your plan for expending these…

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Accommodations Audit Form

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | August 3, 2022

Accommodations are intended to provide equitable access to the general education curriculum and equitable access to the achievement of enrolled grade-level standards. Instructional accommodations remove barriers caused by the student’s…

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Paraeducators: Fact or Fiction?

By Tricia Williams | July 28, 2022

As policy and procedures have evolved over the years within education, the role of teachers and paraprofessionals has also changed.  Managing the work of paraprofessionals has become a more common…

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Fire Prevention vs. Firefighting in Education Today

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | April 1, 2022

Research continues to affirm that when schools, families, and the community work together to support learning, children tend to succeed not just in school but also throughout life. Today many…

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Behavior Strategies for Distance Learning

By Tim LaCourt, M.A. | October 22, 2020

Classroom management during in-person instruction is challenging; with distance learning, the management of student online behavior and emotions is even tougher. Certainly, there are school rules and disciplinary procedures that…

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Differentiating Instruction Ideas for Electives Teachers

By Tim LaCourt, M.A. | September 10, 2020

Recent work with secondary electives teachers on the topic of Differentiated Instruction revealed high interest in this area, as well as a desire for information specific to their discipline. After…

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Returning to School: Flattening the Curve of COVID-19 Trauma

By Becky Moschgat, M.A. | August 18, 2020

As students reenter school after the trauma of the Coronavirus Pandemic, they bring with them anxiety, anger, irritability, and the fear of the unknown. They no longer trust previously known…

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Options for Continuing Professional Development Remotely

By Brandi Breaux, M.A. | May 6, 2020

All of us at Stetson & Associates are committed to the safety and well-being of students and staff as we support our communities across the country in their ongoing efforts…

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WEBINAR: 5 Easy Ways to Fail in Education

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | May 22, 2015

The Imperative for Reinvention in Special Education Join Dr. Frances Stetson as she discusses the five easiest ways to fail in education in this webinar hosted by PresenceLearning. She will…

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