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healthy11 January 14, 2009


OGTOC just announced that the State of Idaho has selected their Teacher of the Year, Robin Sly. It states,"This teacher of 11 years...

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healthy11 January 14, 2009


One never knows who they'll inspire...We went out to lunch over the weekend, and our waitress mentioned having JUST graduated... More »

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dhfl143 January 14, 2009


Good for you healthy11. Take advantage of those opportunities to inspire and play it forward. Tell her to post here... More »

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dhfl143 January 12, 2009


I came across this round about through another site.  It is a pdf located right here at Great Schools, and it was poignant enough, I thought...

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dhfl143 January 13, 2009


Janette -- You have no idea how I can relate to your comments. If nothing else, sometimes it helps to know... More »

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sharie001 January 13, 2009


I got soo tired of hearing that my child lacked motivation, etc., and If I do it for him then what do I tell the rest... More »

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mamame November 22, 2008


Does anyone know anything about the special ed programs for preschoolers at these two schools: Burbank Elemetary in North Hollywood...

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MagnetMom November 30, 2008


bellajuliette, Thanks for the information on Peachhead. I've heard the name before, but never knew where people... More »

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momintervent January 13, 2009


Maybe you already know this, but preschool intensive is 5 days a week, 4 hours a day (i think). The preschool mix classes... More »

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dhfl143 January 13, 2009


Want to help someone else to appreciate what it is like to have dyslexia.  Here is one person's experience:

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viviandozier October 20, 2008


My bio- son recently asked me why his step-brother doesn’t get in trouble for bringing home bad grades.   In my bio-son’s...

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viviandozier November 11, 2008


hayamufleh: Jealousy is a big part of what we deal with. My step-son has accused his father of loving my bio-son... More »

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TeacherParent January 13, 2009


My father used to say - from each according to their abilities, to each according to their needs. I'm not sure what famous... More »

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NYWarrior November 30, 2008


My son has language processing issues and we need to find a specialist and/or tools to help him logically sequence his thoughts into words. We've...

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shareknowledge January 11, 2009


i had the same problem when i moved back to the us from south america. this may be hard-- please i''m apologizing in advance... More »

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hermina January 13, 2009


The school district has language therapists. You do need to write to the special education department and request a meeting... More »

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johnnysmom January 9, 2009


 Hello all, I'm new to this group - I've been on the site much of the day and am so impressed by all the knowledge and experience...

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johnnysmom January 11, 2009


excellent, thanks so much - quite an accredited Dr.! In addition to the full eval, I have an appt. with Robert Kemper,... More »

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michellea January 12, 2009


Hi Johny'smom, I live on the North Shore of Massachusetts and have a 6th grader that began receiving services in 1st... More »

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curlysue January 11, 2009


I hate my daughter riding on the back of my husbands motorcycle. Even though she loves it , everytime they leave I'm a nervous wreck until they...

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curlysue January 12, 2009


Thank you all, she is 12 and there is a sissy bar on the motorcycle. I do trust my husband, but things can happen to even... More »

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gr8momto3 January 12, 2009


When I found out my oldest son's father took our son on the back of his motorcycle I was livid...to myself. Then when... More »

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Anonymous June 1, 2008


The class is not allowed to bring their books home. The students also have to share books in class. Most of the homework is done in class. The... More » 

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msanita57 July 23, 2008


My daughter and I both learned a valuable lesson. Waiting and doing nothing, being timid and shy doesn't fix the problem.... More »

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twinsmama1129 January 12, 2009


your child must be going to Taylor schools. I have run into more trouble getting in touch with teachers in this high school... More »

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dimbunnie October 11, 2008


My youngest daughter was diagnosed with ADHD two years ago. She also went through a traumatic event almost a year and a half ago and had to see... More » 

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healthy11 November 7, 2008


For anyone interested, I have compiled many helpful resources about "2e" kids (twice exceptional; gifted with adhd and/or... More »

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momofgiftie January 12, 2009


When I lived in Martin County they were great about the gifted program. It took less than 30 days for testing once they... More »


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