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Focus on High-Needs Schools for Equal Opportunity

This post was written by Michelle Curtis, she has a background in nonprofit work and is excited about improving people’s lives. Learn more about Michelle here.
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Spotlight: Michael Pohyar | Dublin, CA

There you are, sitting in class, daydreaming the time away. How many more minutes until this period is over? Oh God, is that clock even moving?! You would’ve preferred to …

Student Spotlight: Stefany Olmos | Corona, CA

My name is Stefany Olmos and I am a current student in the Master of Arts in Teaching program at USC. Getting to the place where I am right now hasn’t been as easy as some people may think.

Increasing Participation In Asian Classroom Settings (Part II)

From my experience teaching Thai students in Bangkok, I’ve learned a lot about helping my students become more vocal in class, share their opinions, and ask more questions. By introducing some of the individualistic elements of Western culture into a classroom of Thai students raised in a collectivist culture...

Resources for Learners with Down Syndrome in Full-Inclusion Classrooms

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. One of the goals of the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is to advocate for individuals with Down syndrome to be fully included and accepted in all areas of their lives, including educational settings.