Year: 2015

Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP

Position: Speech and Language Specialist District: Ridgefield, New Jersey One of the key things that Rethink prides itself in is its flexibility and value across the special education profession. While we primarily think of Rethink as a resource for teachers,

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A Special Holiday Thank You to Rethink Educators

We are thankful for teachers everywhere, especially Rethink educators, whose work makes our jobs worthwhile. By Dr. Patricia Wright As the calendar year winds to a close, many of us are reflecting on what we are personally thankful for celebrating

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4 Tips for Setting Students Up for Success in Inclusion

Making specific decisions about the goals you write and the kinds of data you collect is crucial to student success in inclusion As special education teachers, it is our job to ensure that all students are presented with meaningful inclusion

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New Beta Site is Live

The Rethink beta site is a place for you to test out, familiarize, and delight yourself with the elegance and ease of our new interface, launching officially on December 21st. The new interface, which you can preview via the beta

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Sesame Street’s Ongoing Mission to Raise Social Awareness

Sesame Street’s new character with autism, Julia, is a part of a long line of Sesame Street characters who help raise social awareness amongst children by Dr. Patricia Wright I am definitely a member of the Sesame Street generation. Sharing

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Thank a Teacher this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time to show a teacher you care. With all of the media coverage around teacher shortages these days, especially in special education, and the high toll the demands of the job take upon teachers,

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3 Problems Facing Special Education Teachers in Today’s Schools

Retaining High Quality Special Education Teachers is Integral to Fulfilling the Promise of IDEA This month marks the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), the law guaranteeting the right for students with special needs to access a free, appropriate

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Rethink’s Dr. Patricia Wright Talks Paraprofessional Training and PD in New York City Public Schools

How Rethink has Partnered with New York City Public Schools to Provide Paraprofessionals Training and PD @piwright talks #autism and #paraprofessional training with @WNYU — Rethink (@rethinkfirst) October 28, 2015 Rethink’s Vice President of Professional Services, Dr. Patricia Wright, appeared

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Announcing the Launch of Rethink’s New Interface

Rethink’s new interface has launched! The new design promises to save you time, making teaching easier and more efficient than ever. We are excited to announce that on December 21st Rethink is launching a newly designed interface chalk full of the changes, enhancements, and

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3 Ways to Integrate Data Collection Into Employment for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

How data can support adults with developmental disabilities beyond the classroom by Angela Nelson In recent years, there’s been a real push to beef up data in special education classrooms to objectively track progress, make data-based decisions, and help to make

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