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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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Effective Co-Teaching Partnerships

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | May 5, 2014

*This post was originally written by Barbara Proctor, one of our previous colleagues at Stetson & Associates.   Frequently when I am working with teachers who are considering co-teaching or…

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Frequently Asked Questions about Culturally Responsive Instruction

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | May 5, 2014

Why is it important to address student diversity? Today’s students are increasingly more diverse in their cultures, languages, abilities, interests and learning styles. As educators we are held accountable to…

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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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Instructional Leadership

By Kristi Henderson, M.Ed. | March 20, 2012

As a former school administrator, the words I heard most to describe my job function was “instructional leader.” This phrase was number one on the job description, used throughout the…

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Teaching Strategies up your Alley

By Stetson & Associates, Inc. | January 10, 2012

*This post was originally written by Lynn Hill, one of our previous colleagues at Stetson & Associates.  While bowling with my senior bowling team today, I observed a husband and…

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Winning Leadership

By Stephanie Clark, M.Ed. | December 20, 2011

I recently had the opportunity to work with a central office staff in a large school district.  They had lots of questions and concerns about how they could influence campuses…

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The Skinny on Leadership

By Stephanie Clark, M.Ed. | December 13, 2011

I recently read Motion Leadership: The Skinny on Becoming Change Savvyb y Michael Fullan.  Communication without action is almost meaningless is one of the key concepts discussed in Fullan’s book. …

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