Guest post by Laurel Mendoza, MA, CCC-SLP, in partnership with Everyday Speech. Diversity. Inclusion. Cultural sensitivity. As educators, we’re likely very familiar with these terms. Although we may acknowledge their importance, it is another matter entirely to ensure we are implementing these values by creating an inclusive classroom. Statistics compiled by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, part of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Education, indicate that less than 28% of children’s books published in 2019 feature main characters from
eLuma Founder and CEO recognized for his bold and inspiring approach to leadership in the U.S. education technology sector eLuma is proud to announce that our Founder and CEO Jeremy Glauser has been recognized as a Forbes Next 1000 honoree. This inaugural list celebrates the ambitious sole proprietors, self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups who are redefining what it means to build and run a business today, especially in the “new normal,” according to Forbes. “It’s truly an honor to be
It’s no surprise that the pandemic opened many doors for technology to touch aspects of our lives in ways that we didn’t previously explore before. From the way we work, and the way we teach, to the way we order food, we are experiencing a shift that has inevitably become our new normal. One area that has seen a major transformation is special education, and specifically, how special education parents are able to engage and play an active role in
As May wrapped up a month of raising awareness on mental health, eLuma’s CEO and Founder, Jeremy Glauser, shares a message of hope, as well as his candid thoughts on the importance of prioritizing mental health and ending the stigma. Because eLuma believes mental health is something that should be acknowledged and prioritized every day of the year. Follow him on LinkedIn.
How to Confront Your Personal Biases Guest post by Lacey Carter, CCC-SLP, in partnership with Everyday Speech. As professional educators, it’s easy to get too comfortable telling others how to learn and grow without holding ourselves to the same standard. We should be more like the children we work with: sponges for new information, unafraid to ask questions, and ready to contribute something incredible to the world! Once we adopt this mindset, we’re ready to re-examine and eliminate our biases. Our