Teaching “grit”

Holding our students to high standards… This is what we’ve been “preaching” for 10 years. We really didn’t need research to show that showing “grit” (perseverance, the ability to keep going, sticking with something despite making mistakes, etc) is a key predictor to success. High IQ is not necessarily the Read more…

Accountability is Key

Do you know what is lacking in so many small group special education classrooms? It’s student accountability. Are your students truly held accountable for what you teach them on a daily basis? Do they know that their skills and performances are being assessed and reviewed? Do they have to study Read more…