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Insights and Tips for Special Educators

From social-emotional learning insights to tips on funding, our experts are here to help you navigate the world of special education.

Addressing Learning Loss from the Pandemic

The pandemic, unsurprisingly, had an impact on student learning. What may be surprising is the degree of that impact. Maybe you have seen alarming news headings like “The Pandemic Erased Two Decades of Progress in…

Writing Behavior Plans that Work

Addressing student behaviors can be frustrating, stressful, and lead to increased teacher burnout (See A Meta-Analysis of Special Education Teachers’ Burnout, 2020). Although behavior management and behavior supports may be effective for many students, for…

Realizing the Promise of Special Education

Special Educators work to get to the root of what is happening in the unique brains of each student. They are incredible learners that live in an ‘action research’ world. Functioning as a natural observer,…

What is axis3 and How Can it Support Special Educators?

axis3, powered by Creatively Focused, is a multifunctional resource created specifically to address the needs of special education teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators. Through axis3, we provide person-to-person support, timeline management, curated resources, professional development opportunities,…

Teacher Mental Health & Energy

Efficiency, fidelity, and capacity are important words at Creatively Focused right now. These words are at the center of the mission to keep special education teachers in the industry and beating teacher burnout. Research into…