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Wendy Fisher
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  • Dimock, Pennsylvania
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Jaime Dubei and Wendy Fisher are now friends
Apr 15, 2012
Wendy Fisher posted a status
"I just finished "Charles and Emma, A Leap of Faith" YA Nonfiction. I really liked it and might read it with my 7th graders this year."
Jul 10, 2011
Wendy Fisher left a comment for Jaime Dubei
"I look forward to gaining more information from you!!  Thank you for replying to my post."
Feb 25, 2011
Wendy Fisher commented on Wendy Fisher's blog post Collaborative Teaching
"Thank you for your reply, Jaime. The students are split between two classes at a time to balance out the classes (I think). We work on a six day cycle so every other day I attend English and Science with a different group of students. Geography,…"
Feb 25, 2011
Jaime Dubei commented on Wendy Fisher's blog post Collaborative Teaching
"My entire school co-teaches to service students with ELL or special education needs.  Something we have learned is that there needs to be a culture around it.  As long as it is an add-on, and not the central aspect of the program, it will…"
Feb 25, 2011
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Feb 25, 2011
Wendy Fisher replied to Steve J. Moore's discussion Uses in school in the group Google Tools for Teachers
"I really like your idea of using Google forms to create a survey for  teachers to provide input and feedback on professional development. I might try that for our March inservice.  I wish I took your grant writing class! I don't even…"
Feb 25, 2011
Wendy Fisher replied to Steve J. Moore's discussion Uses in school in the group Google Tools for Teachers
"I am relatively new to collaborating with Google Tools, but recently I've used it to create spreadsheets for reading and math data from district and classroom assessments.  This allows the teachers and principal to review strenghts and…"
Feb 25, 2011
Wendy Fisher posted a blog post

Collaborative Teaching

I am a Special Education teacher at the middle school level with a fully included roster of 12 students.  My roster is usually split with half of my students in one class with me and the other half in another classroom with my teacher associate.  I follow my students throughout the day to all their major classes and let them go on thier own to the minor or elective classes.  Not a difficult day for me, right? Well it can be.I have had regular education students ask me why I am not a "real"…See More
Feb 25, 2011
Wendy Fisher commented on Jordan Wolfe's blog post Feeling Trapped
"I so totally agree. I speak to my principal several times a week and feel so totally frustrated that I want to make a change in my school but feel helpless to do so. Perhaps I just need some encouragement and a push to do something about it.I read…"
Feb 25, 2011
Kelly left a comment for Wendy Fisher
"Thank you! Obviously I don't log on often enough either :)"
Jan 8, 2011
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Sep 5, 2010

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Collaborative Teaching

Posted on February 25, 2011 at 3:52pm 2 Comments

I am a Special Education teacher at the middle school level with a fully included roster of 12 students.  My roster is usually split with half of my students in one class with me and the other half in another classroom with my teacher associate.  I follow my students throughout the day to all their major classes and let them go on thier own to the minor or elective classes.  Not a difficult day for me, right? Well it can be.

I have had regular education students ask me why I am not a…

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At 7:48pm on January 8, 2011, Kelly said…
Thank you! Obviously I don't log on often enough either :)
At 1:47pm on February 19, 2010, Andrea L'Tainen said…
Thanks for the compliment Wendy, I am endlessly curious! I am just outside (less than a mile) from Philadelphia. Where are you? I am feeling slightly overwhelmed (just joined twitter too) but excited about the possibilities here!
 
 
 

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