Special Education with Pat

Today I speak with Pat Noonan, a special educator from Massachusetts who, during the early days of online instruction, found a way to create lessons for his students that are engaging, interactive, and fun

Executive Functions and the Connection to Language

Dr. Bonnie Singer is the Founder and CEO of Architects For Learning, which is dedicated to giving educators effective teaching methods that take language and critical thinking to new levels.

JJ’s Squiggly Mind: An ADHD Children’s Story

Today I speak to Emmy Thamakaison, a rising Grade 12 student at International School Bangkok who wrote a bilingual children’s book about a child learning about his ADHD, what it means, how he can work with it, and what gifts it can bring him, because, yes, it can be a superpower.

IDS & the Telehealth Model of Support

While most of us were unceremoniously dumped into the world of remote virtual teaching recently, Tracey Ellis, CEO and founder of International Diagnostic Solutions (IDS) is a veteran.

Design Thinking in the Learning Support Classroom

Phil Bowman, a Learning Support Teacher from International School Bangkok, board member of SENIA Thailand, and creator of the MARIO Framework discusses how he uses the Design Thinking process in his learning support classroom

Bee Giek Choo June 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Bee Giek Choo is a teacher who strongly believes that each and every child deserves the right to receive quality education in life.

Astrid Werne 2020 SENIA World Changer Award Recipient

Astrid is an 11-year old girl who attends NIST International School and has an enormous impact on her community. Astrid is a fearless trailblazer, a boundary-pusher, a precedent setter.

Executive Functioning Skills in the Virtual World

STEPS to an Inclusive World

In this time of COVID-19, let’s spend today talking about something positive. STEPS with Theera is a vocational training center in downton Bangkok for adults with special needs.

Student Behaviors as Communication During COVID-19

Inspired from last week’s podcast with Jessica Minahan regarding understanding behaviors, I was hoping to somehow learn more about student behaviors at home during this time of virtual schooling.