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Dr. Christina Marietti specializes in providing personalization and differentiation within the general education setting and is the founder and CEO of Equitable Teaching, a company rooted in the belief that every child should have their learning outcomes meet through the accessibility of their general education teacher. Dr. Marietti conceived the idea of “Equitable Teaching” during her career as both a special education and general education teacher. While working to support and create classrooms that go beyond the idea of “inclusion”. In response to interest in her classroom and this type of teaching, Dr. Marietti has developed a framework from which she can train and coach other educators. She maintains a consistent focus and passion in her belief that every child should have their learning outcomes met through the accessibility of the general education teacher.

Every student MUST have a general education teacher… I struggle with even writing this post because the foundation of Equitable Teaching is to ensure that every student has their learning outcomes met through the accessibility of their general education teacher. The truth is however, is that this is often not the case. Every student with…

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Hey Parents! They can’t have the meeting without you! Many of my early experiences with Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings as a parent were extremely intimidating and overwhelming. I would walk into the meetings carrying the weight of world on my shoulders in the form of worry, concern, hopes and dreams for my son. Yet, expressing…

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The student is part of the educational team… Yes, the student is a member of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) team. This may seem like an obvious statement, because isn’t the student the reason the IEP team exists in the first place? However, the truth is many times the thoughts, feelings, insights and opinions of…

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Yes, it is a legal process, but that shouldn’t scare you away… The foundation of any Individual Education Program (IEP) or Educational Evaluation that is done within the United States is truly rooted in the laws outlined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Yet, my goal will not be to detail those verbatim…

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The picture at the top of this post is one of my most favorite. It was taken about six years ago on a family trip to Myrtle Beach. We have a larger version of it hanging in our living room and it caught my eye as I was sitting back and observing the conversation between…

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Picture yourself walking into a meeting or presentation that has already started. You’re at least ten minutes late and you have no idea what’s going on or what you should be doing. What do you do to get “up to speed” and assimilate with what the group is doing? For me, it is looking around…

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Fixed Perspective of Behavior

Uncooperative, difficult, defiant, rude, disrespectful, naughty, etc.

Growth Perspective of Behavior

Communication, skill-based deficits, mental health, regulation.

Implementation is the residue of design, and when done with fidelity provides a proactive and responsive approach to teaching. EVERY student in our classrooms can be supported during implementation when we believe… …that it is our ROLE to support the learning outcomes of EVERY student. …that we need to establish RELATIONSHIPS with EVERY student. …that…

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Planning… such an essential component of education. There is a definite scope and sequence to our work. A process that supports effective instruction and classroom management. When we plan we consider so many factors; curriculum, test scores, class size, time, resources, classroom management, systems and routines, just to name a few. Each derived from expectations…

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