Week in Review - November 3, 2023

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November 3, 2023   |  Vol 19 Issue #44

NASET Member!

Welcome to NASET's WEEK in REVIEW. Here, we provide you with the latest publications from NASET to read and or download, as well as some of the most interesting articles that have happened this week in the field of special education. We hope you enjoy this publication.

Feel free to send us articles for this publication or let us know your thoughts about the WEEK in REVIEW at news@naset.org.

Have a great weekend!


NASET’s Special Educator e-Journal

November 2023

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Top Stories of the Week

Parents of Students with Special Needs Who Don’t Speak English Face Another Hurdle

Many Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder Remain Undiagnosed

How Companies Can Promote a Culture of Inclusion for Employees with ADHD

Setting Students Up for Success with Social and Emotional Learning

Sign Language Teacher Aims to Inspire People of All Ages

How the ‘Science of Reading’ Benefits English Learners

Virtual Tutoring Shows Promise for Raising K-2 Reading Achievement

Schools' Pandemic Spending Boosted Tech Companies. Did it Help US Students?



Congratulations to

April Goley, Debbie Alford, Howard L. Draper, Lauro Esquilona III, Wendy Hacke, Katrina Snider, Karen Frantz-Fry, Patrick Gilbert, Lisa Hardin, Patsy Ray, Andrea Bonanno, Sylvia Gutierrez, Catherine Cardenas, Joanna Blau, Cindi Maurice, and Joanne P. Judge who all knew the answer to last week's trivia question:

Founded in 1829, this was the first school for the blind established in the United States. John Dix Fisher first considered the idea of a school for children who were blind based upon his visits to Paris at the National Institute for the Blind and was inspired to create such a school in Boston. What is the school name?


This week's trivia question: 

The Trivia Question of the Week Will Return on November 10, 2023


Spotlighting Efforts to Boost Reading Proficiency Post-Pandemic

New Controller Aims to Make Gaming Easier for People with Disabilities

How to Involve Early Elementary Students in Data Collection

Reading Fluency Intervention Shows Positive Impact on Marginalized Middle Schoolers

Math Disabilities Hold Many Students Back. Schools Often Don't Screen for Them

Bike Riding in Middle School May Boost Mental Health

How to Fight Chronic Absenteeism--Target Students, Parents and Teachers


Latest Job Listings on NASET

* Special Education Teacher - Ready to join a team of exceptional certified educators at Paterson Public Schools – the fourth largest school district in New Jersey. We are looking for teachers who are experts in their content area, are committed to improving student achievement, and will bring enthusiasm to the classroom. To learn more- Click here

* SPED Teacher - District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter school serving over 1600 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-12 from across the District of Columbia. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. To learn more- Click here

* High School Special Education Teacher - New Visions seeks the most talented and dedicated educators to bring their skills, experience, and energy to a collaborative and innovative learning environment where teachers are empowered to meet each student's unique learning needs and open the doors to new and rich opportunities. Our teachers are dynamic and innovative pedagogues who are committed to urban students and the issues they face every day. To learn more- Click here

* Special Education Teacher - We are seeking a Special Education teacher for Thresholds High School! Thresholds High School is an Illinois State Board of Education certified Therapeutic Day School for students ages 16 to 21 years old with ongoing serious mental health needs. The Thresholds High School provides a distinct combination of flexibility and support in order to help students achieve both their high school diploma and their transition goals. To learn more- Click here

* Special Education Teacher - Certified Special Education Teacher develops and provides specialized instruction to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities under the direction of the campus Principal and Superintendent with direct support from the program coordinator. Thie role also requires the evaluation and assessment of student progress against instructional objectives; follows State mandate due process procedures and functions as IEP manager to assigned students. To learn more- Click here

* SY23-24 MS Behavior, Academics, and Social Education (BASE) Inclusion Teacher - The Special Education BASE Teacher ensures that students’ Behavior Intervention Plans are implemented, proactively teaches students the necessary skills to access instruction, serves as a case manager, assesses and monitors students’ progress, and collaborates with parents and other school staff. To learn more- Click here

* Teacher- Exceptional Education- Self Contained- Autism/ID/ED - Interested in creating a better tomorrow? Apply to be a TUSD (Tucson Unified School District) teacher today. Tucson Unified School District is the best place in Southern Arizona for you to begin or continue a rewarding and meaningful teaching career. As one of the largest employers in Tucson, we have a superior offering of teaching opportunities that you will not find in other districts in the region. To learn more- Click here

* Teacher-Exceptional Education - Self Contained - Autism/ID/ED - Effectively manage the learning environment to prepare lesson plans, instruct students, evaluate and monitor students’ performance in order to advance student achievement. Understand and appreciate diversity. Work collaboratively with a team to plan instruction. Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning. To learn more - Click here

* Special Education Teachers - Successful candidate must be able to plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program in an environment that prepares students for lives as informed and engaged citizens in a global society. To learn more- Click here

* Special Education Teacher - Propel Schools - Propel Schools is the largest network of public charter schools in Allegheny County consisting of 13 schools and approximately 4,000 scholars. Our mission is to provide high-quality schools to underserved communities. Each of our schools provide a rigorous academic environment and small class sizes where educators focus on providing each scholar with support and individualized attention. To learn more- Click here

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.

Maya Angelou

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