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Data Are Everywhere: The New RethinkEDU App Is Launching

RethinkEDU APP

The New RethinkEDU App Makes Life and Data Collection Easier You’ve been asking for it and we know how important it is to be able to take behavioral and skill acquisition data on the fly; Rethink is thrilled to announce

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Discussing Professional Development at OCALICON 2016

Join Rethink as we Discuss Paraprofessional Professional Development Best Practices Paraprofessionals support students and are pivotal to promoting educational success for learners with disabilities. Paraprofessionals need access to quality professional development. Professional development is a critical responsibility for both administrators

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Paraprofessional Training- Where to Find the Time?

In today’s public schools, finding time to provide the much-needed training for our Special Education paraprofessionals can be challenging. Although most states mandate the number of professional development hours for teachers, professional development for the Special Education paraprofessionals is not

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Rethink’s Academic Library Transforms the SPED Classroom

Rethink’s Academic Library helps educators and paraprofessionals teach key Math and English Language Arts (ELA) skills. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guides educators in ensuring children with disabilities have access to a quality, meaningful education. Special Educators must

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Lee-Anne Smith

Position:   Lead Coordinator District:    Geneva Christian College Lee-Anne Smith, a Lead Coordinator at Geneva Christian College in Tasmania, Australia, is ecstatic and excited about her program’s success and direction. The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services and

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Using Motivation Boards To Increase Student Engagement & Motivation

Strategies for Using Motivation Boards Motivation is meant to promote learning and positive behavior in a classroom. Often, educators struggle with generating and sustaining motivation. A simple and effective method to combat this are Motivation Boards, however, they must be

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Jana Rone

Position: K-2 Autism Teacher District: Tacoma Public Schools Jana Rone is a K-2 Autism Teacher from Tacoma Public Schools in Washington. Jana has been a dedicated Rethink user for nearly two years now and couldn’t be happier with the results.

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Parents as Partners: Top Tips to Boost Parental Engagement in Special Education

It’s September and school is back in session!  For educators, it is that magical time of year when anything seems possible.  You’re refreshed and ready to make this year the best ever.  You want all your students to have a

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Discover Best Practices for Preparing Your Classroom for the New School Year

It’s That Time of Year Again! The new school year has arrived, and everyone is busy preparing for their students. Lesson plans, IEP’s, new curriculums, and training days all encompass our time before school starts. However, one of the key

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SXSWedu 2017: Using Data & Tech to Bring SPED up to Speed

Vote Rethink for SXSWedu’s “PanelPicker” Rethink is excited and proud to be eligible to speak at next year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) on “Using Data & Tech to Bring SPED up to Speed“.  We are honored to be in the

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