3 Tips for Teaching Applied Math

All children, including those with special needs, can benefit from a good foundation in math skills. Mathematics is a language. Just as important as learning to read and write, children need to be exposed to mathematical language and concepts in order to develop a strong foundation upon which to [...]

By |2022-12-16T09:42:12-06:00December 16th, 2022|Education, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Teaching Applied Math

3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

Many students with special needs struggle with math. This is often due to a combination of difficulty understanding concepts, processing information, and/or retaining information. As a result, these students may require specialized instruction and accommodations in order to succeed in math class. There are a variety of applied [...]

By |2022-12-05T08:29:53-06:00December 4th, 2022|Education, Life Skills, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

3 Current Issues Facing Special Education

Today marks an incredibly special day - it is Special Education Day! Since 1975, December 2nd has been recognized in the United States as Special Education Day. This day marks the signing of the Individuals with with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which allowed students with special needs to access [...]

By |2022-12-02T08:31:41-06:00November 29th, 2022|Education, News, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Current Issues Facing Special Education

How Students with Special Needs Can Benefit from Applied Math Skills Training

Many students with special needs struggle with math. By receiving specialized instruction and training in applied math skills, however, special education students can make significant strides in their mathematical abilities. Here's a look at how applied math skills training can benefit special education students: Applied Math Skills Training Teaches [...]

By |2022-12-02T22:15:45-06:00November 28th, 2022|Education, SPED|Comments Off on How Students with Special Needs Can Benefit from Applied Math Skills Training

Personal Responsibility & PBIS

What is Personal Responsibility? We are responsible for our own lives. This idea is at the very heart of personal responsibility. Personal responsibility is the level of commitment people are willing to make in setting clear goals and taking full responsibility to achieve them. It is the last scale in [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:23:33-05:00April 7th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Personal Responsibility & PBIS

Self-Improvement & PBIS

Self-improvement is the eleventh scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is the core assessment in our goal setting and self-determination program. What exactly is Self-Improvement? Self-improvement is a profound desire to change in order to improve as an individual. This change can occur in any area of life, whether [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:14-05:00March 31st, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Self-Improvement & PBIS

Resiliency & PBIS

Resiliency is the tenth scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is the core assessment in our goal setting and self-determination program. Resiliency is the ability to work through activities and cause bottom-line results to happen. Resiliency includes the ability to bounce back from setbacks and to achieve a stated [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:14-05:00March 23rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Resiliency & PBIS

Problem Solving & PBIS

Problem solving is the ninth scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is our core assessment for goal setting and self-determination. Problem solving is the ability to work through problems and use thinking skills to arrive at good goal solutions. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a term used [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:14-05:00March 17th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Problem Solving & PBIS

Self-Management and PBIS

Self-management is the ability to use ones' own time, talents, and abilities to work towards achieving goals. Self-management is one of the social/emotional skills that bridges both the academic and behavioral worlds. The skill to manage one’s time, talents and abilities and use these to achieve goals, ties directly into [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:14-05:00March 14th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Self-Management and PBIS

Self-Control and PBIS

Self-control is the seventh scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, our core assessment in our Personal Responsibility program. Self-control is the ability to handle personal feelings and emotions in difficult life situations. In the PBIS process, developing self-control in students is vital for your programs success. Self Control and PBIS [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:14-05:00March 3rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|Comments Off on Self-Control and PBIS

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