When working with students with disabilities, it is important to understand every aspect of the student, not only their disability. Doing so, increases our chances of building rapport and having a successful journey with them.
Topics: #toandthrough, social emotional learning, compassion, social emotional, positive behavior intervention, elementary school, charter management organizations, autism, stimming, non-verbal, special education, autistic behavior
This series will seek to tell the other side of the charter public school story in a way that will bring context to what we believe are truths about charter public schools in general, and specifically about high performing networks, like our own KIPP SoCal. In doing so, we hope you join us in refocusing the narrative on what truly matters: educational equity for all of our children, regardless of zip code, income, language, or ability.
Topics: KTC, College Acceptance, National Blue Ribbon, to and through, Professional Development, teaching, mental health, compassion, social emotional, award winning schools, elementary school, charterswork, AB 1505, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, charter school, Fordham Institute, charter management organizations, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Greendot Schools, CCSA
KIPP Promesa Prep, a KIPP SoCal elementary school in Boyle Heights, recently received recognition from the California PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) Coalition for their implementation of PBIS with fidelity to the national framework.
Topics: National Blue Ribbon, #focusonexcellence, mental health, social emotional learning, compassion, social emotional, PBIS, positive behavior intervention, California PBIS, award winning schools, elementary school, charterswork, KIPP Promesa Prep, positive behavior intervention & supports, charter school
For over two years, Alizah Silver has been teaching mindfulness, activism, and compassion to KIPP Empower Academy elementary school students in South Los Angeles through her interactive yoga classes and after-school program known as the LOVE ACTIVISTS.