Monthly Archives: April 2016

Trauma Training

We had our 2 day after school trauma training in March and April. Where do I start? First here are some websites www.beyondconsequences.com traumasensitiveschools.org www.NCTSN.org www.livesinthebalance.org What can we do as educators? Be aware and learn as much as possible. … Continue reading

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Equity meeting 11/14/13

  *This post somehow got lost in my draft folder. Equity Liasion meeting, November 14, 2013 LPS Social workers  Nora Treat Northeast High School  sponsor of the Gay Straight Alliance, Sue Ditton- Lincoln High School  Social Worker sponsor clubs for … Continue reading

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Bilingual Liaison Roles Lincoln Public Schools – ELL Program

I started this post  many years ago and it needs to be published. As we are getting back to school and classroom teachers are looking over class lists and wait, the parents of my student does not speak English. What … Continue reading

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Brownell NeSA Rap

My 4th grade ELL students were a little nervous about taking the NeSA writing testing test so I showed them  NeSA rap that I had done several years ago.  By the first 15 seconds their stress level had gone down … Continue reading

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Book Study Part 3- 40 Engaging Brain Based Strategies

Oh my!  I have fallen way behind on typing my thoughts for the Book Study, fortunately with having  a great staff we met as a school in December to share great ideas from the 3 different books that we were … Continue reading

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Spring Testing!

April not only brings rain and wind in Nebraska, it also brings State Testing!  Last year I made a NeSA rap to help settle the nerves of my 4th graders before they took the writing test.  I brought it out … Continue reading

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