Promoting Independence: Playing Frogger

For classrooms where whole group instruction is the prefered mode of teaching, please mind the gap.  The gap, the open space between the instructor and the learner is absolutely sacred.  It is on this two way highway that information, ideas, and concepts are shared.  Information is presented, questions are asked, … Continue reading

Promoting Independence: The 3 Point Prompt

For young learners who frequently struggle with noncompliance the road to independence can be a long one.  But every journey begins with a first step.  Every journey begins with a plan.  The 3 point prompt is not going to be appropriate for every early learner, but for many it can provide … Continue reading

Promoting Independence: Looking to the Future

The future for your students starts today.  Their success and their possibilities down the road are tightly linked to what you are doing for them now.  In education we often become so hyper-focused on the present that we allow it alone to guide our teaching.  For our students with disabilities, we often first … Continue reading