Archive for November, 2012

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

  November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month Sarah Anderson wanted her students to develop compassion for community members who were houseless. She invited people into the classroom to share their stories. Those stories helped students connect and move beyond stereotypes. November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. What conversations can you have with students? […]

check out this video of public education reform

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U&feature=youtu.be Rosemary MangesRosemary Manges, Program Coordinator for Inclusive Services, has over 39 years of educational experience ranging from the public school classroom, administration, preparing pre-service teachers at the college level to development of policy at TEA. She is in her 10th year at Region 10.More Posts

Something to Think About: Information that parents are receiving from PATH– SPED folks need to keep this in mind as well.

This item is on the National Center for Learning Disabilities website, www.ncld.org.  The information contained here is appropriate for parents of children with any disability.  Monitoring progress is an important concept of IDEA, the special ed law.  However, it is common for parents to not have a clear understanding of their child’s progress or lack […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Rosemary MangesRosemary Manges, Program Coordinator for Inclusive Services, has over 39 years of educational experience ranging from the public school classroom, administration, preparing pre-service teachers at the college level to development of policy at TEA. She is in her 10th year at Region 10.More Posts

Inclusionary Services -what does it mean to teach all students

1 Begin by asking each participant to write down what they believe makes for successful differentiated activities, as well as what role inclusion plays in today’s classroom. When they are done, have the participants share those thoughts. 2 Introduce the various models of inclusion, such as co-teaching or alternative teaching, and give examples of how […]

More astonishing news

Rosemary MangesRosemary Manges, Program Coordinator for Inclusive Services, has over 39 years of educational experience ranging from the public school classroom, administration, preparing pre-service teachers at the college level to development of policy at TEA. She is in her 10th year at Region 10.More Posts

Happy Wednesday

A new report on literacy strategies in core instruction has been posted at the following: http://www.edweek.org/ew/collections/standards-report-literacy-2012/index.html?cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS1&intc=EW-CC1112-EWH   Interesting read for all areas of instruction. Rosemary MangesRosemary Manges, Program Coordinator for Inclusive Services, has over 39 years of educational experience ranging from the public school classroom, administration, preparing pre-service teachers at the college level to development […]

Hello world!

Welcome to Region 10 Blogs. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! Gayle McNurlenAn occupational therapist by background, I have been dabbling in technology since the early days of the Macintosh. I got my dream job in 2003 as the assistive technology consultant at Region 10. I would much rather […]