Don’t let life discourage you: Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was. -Richard L Evans-
I found this article on the blog “Herding Cats” It is written by a mother of a child with a disability and I think that it truly illustrates what “Being Retarded” means to me and many people who live and or work with people who have disabilities. I hope you enjoy this article as Continue reading
I know that as the school year goes on the stress builds up. Sometimes we loose our vision about why we decided to teach in the first place. Especially just before testing. Answer theses 12 questions to “Rekindle the Flame”.
I have to admit today was a trying day for my patience and my sanity. To many things coming at me all at once!
Just Call Me Dean: And Don’t Rain on My Parade I am SO excited about this book! Dean and his family are friends of my family. We have known them most of my life. He is a wonderful young man who has succeeded in life, gotten married to a young woman with Down syndrome, and Continue reading
Posted on December 16, 2011 | http://createyourgreatlife.wordpress.com/2011/12/16/30-things-to-stop-doing-to-yourself/ Article written by Marc at Marcandangel.com When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.
If you have not read “Wit and Wisdom: A Curriculum Fable” you may want to so you understand how the following article relates to it. A reader asked for more information related to this fable. After researching the revamp proposals for NCLB (No Child Left Behind) I found the following article and was surprised that Continue reading
The Blindman by May Swenson 1913-1989 The blindman placed a tulip on his tongue for purple’s taste. Cheek to grass, his green
Here’s to the kids who are different The kids who don’t always get A’s The kids who have ears twice the size of their peers And noses that go on for days
Here is one of my favorite quotes/sayings….I find that it is very true…we have a choice on how we react to any situation. “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than Continue reading