By Angel Pittman Inquisitive, curious, creative, a leader. These words hint at a talented and bright student. When we hear these words, we might envision images of students that include high academic achievement and a successful future. Active, messy, argumentative, bossy. These words might suggest a student with behavior issues. Our minds envision a student … Continue reading
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What Does an Educational Advocate Do at an IEP Meeting?
By Angel Pittman It’s a commonly asked question; but, for me, it’s not the right question. As an educational advocate, I don’t simply attend children’s IEP meetings with their parents. I work with parents in the weeks and months leading up to an IEP meeting. An Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) is a legal document and … Continue reading
Speed teaching in Slovakia
In various communities in Slovakia this year, short-term ministry teams have invested in the lives of students by assisting them in learning English. Supplementing the excellent work of local teachers, these teams encourage and challenge eager students. A favorite activity for teaching is akin to speed dating! The students are put into small groups and … Continue reading