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"Someecard's" are funny!

Have you ever seen the website someecards? No? Well, here it is.

http://www.someecards.com

It produces funny little post cards that are hilarious, obnoxious, and fuled by anger for most of its users. 173 more words

[room 329] goodbye room 329

The 2014-15 school year is over! And so is my tenure at my elementary school here in Phoenix! This is very bittersweet. I’m going to miss my students and a few of my coworkers very much, but when it comes to the politics of working in a tiny school district, I will not miss it at all! 141 more words

Phoenix

The World I See, Wed., 5/27/15

The sky in a lens. My students, all are low cognitive, mostly non-verbal, either on the Autism spectrum or have Down’s Syndrome love to play with their reflection in my sunglasses on sunny days. 76 more words

Day #260 - It's The End of the Year...

…and we know it.

For the past week or so I’ve had this R.E.M. tune in my head to these alternate lyrics.

For the past two weeks we’ve been managing the end of the year. 861 more words

Dyslexia is NOT an Eye Disorder

Eye training or other vision therapies will not treat dyslexia in children, say researchers who found normal vision among most children with the learning disability.   The findings confirm what eye doctors have known for a long time, said Dr. 536 more words

Trauma

So, I took a break from this blogging just long enough to reenergize. When one thinks about special education as much as I do, a sense of urgency can cloud the thinking and everything feels like an emergency. 1,013 more words

On Not Fitting In With Colleagues

Teaching never felt like a good fit for me. Despite this, I played the part. I maintained a professional decorum in the company of students and colleagues. 1,659 more words