Strategies for Promoting Independence for Students Who Have a 1:1 Paraeducator in General Education

 

If we are not deliberate with how we support students in special education, in trying to help them we unknowingly could be hurting their future.  For students who spend most of their day in the general education classroom with a 1:1 paraeducator, there can be a large tendency to … Continue reading

Targeting Independence: Why We Must Take the Conversation of Using a 1:1 Paraeducator Seriously

Today I am going to throw a bunch of research at you, but it is research that is worth keeping an eye on.  It surrounds the hot topic of using a higher level of support in a 1:1 paraeducator for a student in special education.  While providing a paraeducator to support a … Continue reading

Promoting Independence: The Need for a One on One Paraprofessional

Greater challenges from a student often lends itself to a need for greater supports, and in the eyes of many there is no better support than the acquisition of a one on one paraprofessional for a student.  It is this blanket response to challenges in the schoolhouse that can inhibit growth and create a culture … Continue reading