Running Into History

Runner Justin Gallegos is a junior at the University of Oregon who made history this month by signing a contract with Nike. Why is this history? It’s history because it makes Gallegos the first professional athlete with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that affects motor skills, movement,…

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District Led Investigation Into Locker-Room Assault – Education Week

An investigation into the sexual assault of a black football player with disabilities by his white teammates at a small-town Idaho high school showed that crucial evidence was collected by school employees, not law-enforcement officials. View full post on Education Week: Sexual Misconduct #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

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Grandma Puts Baby Into Crib And … Oops!

A grandmother in Huntsville, Alabama, who tried putting a baby to bed has tripped into viral infamy. Last Friday, Valerie Routh Sharp was putting her granddaughter to sleep in her crib. Since Sharp is only 5 feet tall, she required a step stool to get up high enough to put…

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Transitioning Summer PD into Student Growth

Having a robust professional learning network has lead us to find so many new professional development opportunities.  Matt and I attended iPadpalooza in Austin this June and while we had tremendous learning and inspiration it begs […] The post Transitioning Summer PD into Student Growth appeared first on EducationCloset. View full…

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STEAMing into Summer Learning

If you are planning to take advantage of Educations Closet’s STEAM Conference starting Thursday but you just can’t wait another day for the learning to begin, here is something to whet your appetite!  The great […] The post STEAMing into Summer Learning appeared first on EducationCloset. View full post on…

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