Category: Tips, Tools, & Tech

This is where we talk about updates to the platform, the development pipeline, and post the tip of the week.

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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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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Advanced Training Series- Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Advanced Training Series = More Professional Development in Evidence-Based Instruction With the new school year upon us, schools are clamoring for effective professional development. Teachers, paraprofessionals, and others interested in learning and applying the evidence-based practice of Applied Behavior Analysis

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Time Saving Tips-Student Activity Center

The Activity Center is a great place for students to engage students with fun and educational online activities that align with Rethink’s curriculum and IEP Builder. The Activity Center enables students to practice important skills and promotes independence. All activities

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Using Applied Behavior Analysis in Everyday Routines Helps Develop Skills

Using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in Everyday Routines to Promote Language, Communication and Social Skills for Young Children with Disabilities Routines are part of daily life and are a great place to embed teaching and intervention. An enormous amount of

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Helpful Hints & Super Strategies: End of Year Prep

Wouldn’t it be great to have a fully up to date account for your new student next year so you can see what’s’ been done before and start teaching and collecting data immediately? Did you know that you could prep

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A reflection on another school year and ESSA

The end of another school year is here; yearbooks are signed, progress reports are finalized, summer plans are made, and the final bell rings, marking the start of summer vacation. The activities leading up to this moment are hectic, exciting,

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Top 5 Questions to Ask For Data-Based Decision Making in the Classroom

Students served by special education have many different types of learning differences that one must take into account to determine the best teaching strategy.  Part of a teacher’s job is to determine the right teaching strategy to ensure that the student

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