Promoting Independence: It’s all about Navigation

When a strong focus is taken on promoting student independence, one can set the bar so high that they mistake independence for perfection.  Having unrealistic goals can inhibit growth from the compounded frustration of both teacher and student.  People who are perfect have complete and full knowledge of the world, they … 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