Curriculum

What All Administrators Should Know About Special Education

Students receiving special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are now required to participate in statewide assessments. The expectation is that they will access the standards, participate in assessments, and be included in educational accountability systems just as their non-disabled peers. What will it take to ensure their success?

 

Multi-Sensory Math Techniques

Fast-paced, hip-hop listening and learning teaching techniques are a new way of “seeing” math through the eyes of a child. This allows equal access to learning for all students (especially low-performing students) without pain or fear.

 

Improving Classroom Application of Science

Educating educators regarding the history of minorities in the fields of science, math and technology helps provide role models in these fields. This workshop process then exposes students to the major sciences through practical applications and demonstrations highlighting the relevance of science in their everyday lives. This both educates and stimulates future career interests.

 

Rap, Rhythm & Rhyme: Rebuilding the Writing Foundation

This high-energy, participatory workshop uses music, movement, and mnemonics to introduce and reinforce writing fundamentals. This helps parents and teachers level the playing field by motivating all students to actively improve their writing skills.