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Re-imagining Education

Filtering by: Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)

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Discipline Practices within the SWIFT Framework

Reconsider the discipline practices of suspension and expulsion through the SWIFT framework - - preventative, positive, and policy driven.

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Five Reasons Why Presuming Competence is ALWAYS a Good Idea

I.Q. and other tests that purport to measure human capacity are terribly flawed. Basing a student’s whole educational career and future on a test score just seems fraught with potential harm.

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It's All About the Design

UDL provides a way for us to closely investigate the design of our environment and lessons so all students are active participants in learning.

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Differentiation: The Learning Needs of All Children as Part of the Original Instructional Design

I learned that differentiation means that adults do whatever it takes to make the instruction, assessment, and environment different in some way—different in just the perfect way—for every child, so that all children can learn.

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A Specialized Learning Environment

When considering the outcome of wanting all students to be active and independent contributors to society, breaking down the silos to focus on a more quality education is no longer an imaginary goal for the future.

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SWIFT Domains and Features at the Henderson School

See SWIFT in action!

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