Debra Simons

I am a mother of two amazing girls and a wife to the world's most wonderful husband. I have been in education for 16 years and love every experience I have been offered. I am currently an Assistant Principal at a phenomenal elementary school. I have been blessed to also work with Learning-Focused for the last 3 years and been a district trainer for almost 5 years.
meeting the needs of all learners

Meeting the Needs of All Learners Requires a Balanced Approach to Instruction

By Debra Simons / April 15, 2021

Now more than ever we must look at the whole child in education. It is so much more than just being proficient. During this pandemic educators often hear, “Maslow before Bloom.” While I find that to be true, I also believe there is a balance needed. We shouldn’t lower our expectations of children but rather…

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