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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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We are Reading…Total Participation Techniques

By Tim LaCourt, M.A. | May 13, 2014

(2011) Written By:  Drs. Persida Himmele and William Himmele.1 In classrooms across this country, students with disabilities and those who struggle for a variety of reasons are often the students…

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A Missing Link

By Tim LaCourt, M.A. | April 8, 2013

In my career as a special education teacher, curriculum supervisor, and then principal, Inclusion was a priority focus; however, there always seemed to be a missing link in the process…

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