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Sometimes it's NOT a disorder disorder

Posted by tarastoyland on 24 March, 2015 at 9:10

October 13, 2012 at 10:12am

 

DISCLAIMER - I am not going to respond to comments on this. You the reader can decide if I am off base and have never dealt with what you are dealing with, or spot on. I will not argue my point any further then what is stated below. You can leave comments if you want, you can unfriend me if you must. But I do hope you read with an open mind and consider that perhaps I may be right.

 

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The value of Mean Based Standardized testing in Early Child Education

Posted by tarastoyland on 23 March, 2015 at 9:05

originally written in December 2012

Recently on a forum a mother asked how to improve her child's fine motor skills. All sorts of good (and a few not so good) suggestions were given. The mother was saying the child could do everything that we suggested. This didn't seem right. From what she reported as the teacher's comments I thought perhaps the mom had blinders on. I offered to evaluate the child to see where he really was skill wise and give the mom some sense of what to ...

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Being Proactive

Posted by tarastoyland on 12 March, 2015 at 20:00

"J has been saying your name lately at home now too (he says it so cute). He even just went to the door and said "Miss Nora". I said "no J, she's at her house, not here". He then said (what sounded like) "go see Miss Nora"

I know it's been a long time coming, but he sure does love his Miss Nora! "


This is a facebook message I got this past weekend...

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