I GOT AN EMAIL FROM RICHARD LAVOIE!

As I mentioned in an earlier post of mine, I was first introduced to Dr. Richard Lavoie's work on Special Education and learning disabilities in my second year of university. I was instantly drawn to his enthusiasm as an educator, and to the powerful messages that he was offering to individuals working with students with … Continue reading I GOT AN EMAIL FROM RICHARD LAVOIE!

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My Most Challenging Day of Practicum and What I Learned from it

Almost two weeks ago, I was faced with the most challenging and emotionally charged day of practicum that I have personally ever experienced. Although it has been a little while since these events first occurred, I have been prolonging this post because I wanted to give myself some time to decompress from the day's tension, … Continue reading My Most Challenging Day of Practicum and What I Learned from it

A Brief Reflection of My First Direct Lesson

After a first two weeks of unexpected circumstances, bus cancellations, long weekends and lots of busy days, I finally¬†was able to present my first lesson to the class on Thursday afternoon. To say I was excited and nervous simultaneously would be a colossal understatement. I was buzzing with energy as I opened the PowerPoint and … Continue reading A Brief Reflection of My First Direct Lesson