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Ron Rogers

Student Success; The Forgotten Key

Take a moment,and ask yourself,

"Do I proactively communicate with the parent's of my students?"

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  • What does the communication sound and look like?
  • Do I use one-way or two-way communication?
  • Do I take communication to the next level by engaging and involving my parents?
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December 17, 2015

Self-Directed Learners

Using the UDL Framework

It is interesting how often these days we hear educators talk about “Student Self-Advocacy”, “Self-Regulation”, or “Self-Directed Learners”. There are differences and similarities, however for this blog entry we will focus on “Self-Directed Learners”.

Why is it important? Where does it begin? These are important questions in . . .

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June 26, 2015

Growth Mindset

Stretch the Learning

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Do you think new learning can occur? Remember the old saying "Can you teach an old dog new tricks?" Do you believe all kids can learn? Do you believe we are born with our intelligence or do you believe we can develop our intelligence? Would you believe that Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.'s work shows us that students who learn . . .

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March 13, 2015

Comprehension

Be Sure to Consult the UDL Framework

UDL Principle - Provide Multiple Means of Representation

Guideline 3 - Provide Options for Comprehension

Have you ever stumbled across a fluent reader that has almost no comprehension? The high fluency reader isn't usually the one we think of as lacking comprehension. We have to be careful because they can slip through . . .

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February 18, 2015

Help Line for Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

We're Interested in UDL/We Want to Move it Forward, Now What?

WHO ARE YOU GOING TO CALL?

What are you doing to meet student variability in your district, building or classroom? Have you thought about Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as your instructional framework? This blog post is for you, whether you are just thinking about UDL, or you have been practicing UDL for years.

A great . . .

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January 28, 2015

Building a Strong Professional Learning Community (PLN)

#UDLchat

The #UDLchat

What You Have Always Wanted To Know

Have you ever been part of something that makes you feel like a family member? According to participants, the #UDLchat does just that. When five educational leaders joined together they created a vision, and from the vision the #UDLchat was born. The following are the five . . .

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January 12, 2015

Why A Book Study

What Works Best

COLLABORATE ACROSS THE U.S., JOIN TODAY

Why Join An Inclusive Book Study?

Why would anyone want to take the time to participate in a book study? There are a lot of reasons for participating in a collaborative, thoughtfully creative,and intense book study.

So how do we know all this? We partnered with another agency . . .

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December 06, 2014

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