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On Friday, February 1st, Bryan Martinez will be the recipient of the 2019 Yes I Can Award for Technology at the CEC Conference in Indianapolis.

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Diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at 13, Rebecca remembers having tics as far back as Kindergarten, but didn’t know what was causing them.

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Meet Danielle Pruitt, a charming, confident, and wicked smart teenager who has spinal muscular atrophy, a condition that keeps her confined to a pad on the floor most of her day, as she is unable to walk or sit independently.

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Students can quickly get out of “school mode” with the excitement of the upcoming holidays, school events, and changes in the schedule. However, continuing to teach your classroom and school-wide expectations will help to ensure that your students continue to learn during this somewhat chaotic time.

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While there are many positive outcomes of PBIS, e.g. decreased discipline referrals and decreased suspensions, research showed outcomes of improvements in proportions of students meeting state reading standards and improvements in school climate, including staff affiliation and academic emphasis.

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The fallout from negative classroom behaviors can be far reaching, from reduced student engagement and learning to overall school climate — and it doesn’t stop there.

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Pearson, in partnership with the reputable The Early Screening InventoryTM authors, Dr. Samuel J. Meisels, Dorothea B. Marsden, Laura W. Henderson, and Martha Stone Wiske, announced the release of the new edition of the widely-successful, Early Screening InventoryTM, Third Edition (ESI™-3).

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These were the earlier days when we used Curriculum-Based Measures pulled directly from the curriculum that students were instructed from. Growth or lack of growth was somewhat clouded due to the varying difficulty levels of the measures from each benchmark screening or monitoring occurrence.

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The SSIS SEL Edition is the only set of assessments fully aligned with the CASEL SEL competency framework, and the only comprehensive multi-informant (i.e., Teacher, Parent, and Student) rating forms listed in the Guide.

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Talking out, non-compliance, out-of-seat behavior, and fighting are all behaviors typically listed when teachers are asked to name their students’ most challenging behaviors.

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