Sharing Our Stories

Today was our monthly Reading Specialist Meeting at the Board. As part of our afternoon session, we watched some of the Right To Read Inquiry Public Hearing. This video segment is a powerful one, and while we probably watched less … Continue reading

MOORE Thinking And Learning To Do

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to tune in virtually to a little of Shelley Moore‘s presentation that she gave to some educators in our Board and in a neighbouring Board. This is the first time that I’ve listened to Shelley … Continue reading

“Can I See My Schedule?”: A Look At Independence And Self-Advocacy

Recently, I met a teacher friend for brunch. As we were chatting about school and life, she started to speak about IEPs (Individual Education Plans). Our Board’s IEP process has changed this year, and many modified IEPs have become accommodated … Continue reading

From A “D” To An “A”: Finding My Love Of Art Again

Growing up, school did not always come easily for me, but I worked hard, found strategies that made a difference, and had the support of amazing parents, who helped me through my map woes and geometry nightmares. I still remember … Continue reading

Follow The Yellow Brick Road Or Jump Ship And Hope For A Clear Path?

This morning, I caught a tweet by the Peel District School Board, which commented on this new sensory path that’s in the hallway of Janet I. McDougald P.S.. This. Is. So. Awesome. 🤯 — Peel District School Board (@PeelSchools) … Continue reading