Here’s A Cautionary Tale To Every Parent Who Thinks High Test Scores Equal A Great School

Previously I wrote an article breaking down greatschools.org ratings by showing the scores of several schools within the Winston Salem, NC area. The gist of that article was that high tests scores (and especially greatschools.org ratings) do not mean that a school is high caliber. Although parents continually hang their hat on that hook. Interestingly, … Continue reading Here’s A Cautionary Tale To Every Parent Who Thinks High Test Scores Equal A Great School

2nd Grade Reading IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

Below are all of the 2nd grade reading standards and example goals written below them. Here is my advice on using my example goals: First, the common core standards are only used as just that, a standard. Whether or not they are appropriate for a typically developing student is up to you to determine. However, … Continue reading 2nd Grade Reading IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

5 Game Changing Things Every Parent Needs To Do Before An IEP Team Meeting

Preparing for an IEP meeting can be intimidating. While it can often feel like it's a group of professionals against one parent, most teachers truly want what is best for the student. Unfortunately, there is no perfect placement for a student with disabilities. Every setting has it's pros and cons. For instance, public schools have … Continue reading 5 Game Changing Things Every Parent Needs To Do Before An IEP Team Meeting