Making Grades–Secondary

Nicole Eredics and Renay Marquez Renay: As soon as a student moves into the age where teachers pass out a syllabus, grades become a ‘thing’. Concretely, grades are broken out usually by percentages. An example of grading might look something like this: Classwork————————-15% Homework———————– 10% Quizzes —————————-20% Tests ——————————–20% Projects —————————-30% Participation/Citizenship —-5% This probably […]

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April 8, 2019

Making the Case for Not Having to Make the Case for Inclusion

You already know we’re all here because we want to answer the question, “How do we start schools that aren’t already inclusive?” We all come from different backgrounds and entry points, but share the mission of creating a more inclusive world. It’s a lofty goal, and yet it’s one I’m willing to spend my whole […]

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April 15, 2019

Why We Are Here

In the summer of 2015, we all got on a larger conference call with several other folks within the social media influence of special education. The majority of us involved at the time either worked for an educational institution or had children with disabilities attending an educational institution. From that meeting grew a support group, […]

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April 1, 2019

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