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Is Your Student Ready for What Comes Next?
Life is a series of transitions. Children face changes and challenges as they transition from kindergarten to first grade; from elementary to middle school; and from middle to high school. But perhaps the most challenging transition comes after graduation from high school, because there are so many choices. Teachers and parents often struggle to...Read MoreFrom Cindy Camp about educators, parents, transition
Everyone Needs a Role Model - Jake Olson
Children often hear the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and may answer with goals like astronaut, rock star, princess, or president. While these professions are unlikely outcomes for most children, we try not to discourage their dreams. Do we offer the same level of encouragement to students with disabilities? We should! The...Read MoreFrom Cindy Camp about educators, parents, blindness
The Miracle Worker
Helen Keller’s loss of vision and hearing in infancy made comprehension of the outside world next to impossible—or so it seemed. When teacher Anne Sullivan agreed to work with Keller, that world opened up, and they both learned essential life-altering lessons. Teaching the values of patience, tolerance, and compassion, together they made the nam...Read Moreabout educators
Barack Obama: The Power of Change
Archival footage from campaign speeches by Barack Obama is interspersed with interviews and reflections from famous cultural figures in this chronicle of the 2008 Presidental campaign. Examines the cultural significance of Obama’s rise to prominence set against a backdrop of “hope, change, inspiration, and equality—for all Americans.” Among thos...Read Moreabout educators