Archive for the ‘LifeSkills’ Category

LifeSkills Radio Ep.6 Challenging Behavior

Managing Challenging Behavior

In this episode, host Jennifer Russell explores challenging classroom behavior: how it can leave you exhausted, the causes behind it, and how to better manage challenging classroom behavior. Audio Transcripts Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russel:  Hey, everybody! Welcome to LifeSkills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and today’s podcast is going to be […]

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LifeSkills Radio Ep.3: Evidence Based Practices

Evidence Based Practices

In this episode, host Jennifer Russell explores Evidence Based Practices, or EBPs, that can transform your classroom. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russell:Hey everybody, you’re listening to Life Skills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and today we’re going to be spending a little bit of time talking about some evidence based […]

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LifeSkills Radio Ep.4 Transition Planning

Lifeskills Transition Planning

In this episode host Jennifer Russell and education specialist, and transition expert, Elizabeth Danner, discuss the importance of transition planning for lifeskills teachers. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russel:             Hey everybody, welcome to LifeSkills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and today I am delighted to have our very own Elizabeth Danner. […]

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Life Skills Radio Ep.05: Teacher Burnout and Self-Care

Lifeskills Self-Care and Teacher Burnout

In this episode, host Jennifer Russell and guest Darcy Schiller discuss teacher burnout: how to avoid it, and the importance of self-care for special education teachers. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript. Jennifer Russell:Hey, everybody. You’re listening to LifeSkills Radio. I’m your host, Jennifer Russell, and joining me today is fellow Region 13 education […]

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Lifeskills Radio Episode 2: First Year Adventures in Teaching

First Year Adventures in Teaching

In this episode host Jennifer Russell talks with Katy Adams, educational specialist in PPCD, and Elizabeth Danner, Transition Specialist, as they discuss their first year adventures in teaching, navigating professional relationships, planning their lessons, and tears, oh so many tears. Audio Transcript Download the full audio transcript Jennifer Russell:Hey everybody. Welcome to LifeSkills Radio. I’m […]

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Episode 1: Welcome to Lifeskills Radio

We’re gonna be talking about strategies for self care because you are amazing and we don’t want you to burn out. Share stories about surviving those first few days, weeks and months of teaching which will hopefully make you laugh and think and not take yourself too seriously. We’re gonna touch on way to build […]

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Beat the Heat 2019 Call for Presentations: Teachers Teaching Teachers

  Beat the Heat 2019 is coming soon!  This summer conference is dedicated to providing professional development to educators, parents, and others who work with children ages 3-21 with significant intellectual and low incidence disabilities. We are…

Region 13’s Communication / AAC Pathways!

ESC Region 13’s Communication/AAC Pathways: Take your skills to the next level! ESC Region 13 is thrilled to present two, tailored pathways to your Communication and AAC learning – PPCD Pathway and Life Skills Pathway! All of the workshops …

Are you a special education instructional leader?

Join us for the Special Education Instructional Network – SPIN – to connect and learn with other special educators in Region 13. SPIN meets four times during each school year. Our first 2018-2019 meeting is on Wednesday, September 12, 9:00 AM – 12:00 P…

Active Learning Expert Patricia Orbzut @ Beat the Heat 2018!

On June 21st, the first day of Beat the Heat 2018, Patricia Obrzut, MS, OTR/L will present a full day session: Active Learning: Given the Opportunity, Any Child Can Learn! Active learning, an innovative approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen, emphasizes that all individuals learn best by active participation.  For students with multiple disabilities, active participation is achieved by creating […]

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