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Homework Assignment: “Give Every Student What They Need for Success!”

Eighth grade students in Kristie Eagles’s Resource Room at Central Middle Schools in Michigan have social studies homework almost every night. These reading assignments typically cover two or three sections in a K–12 textbook to prepare for Q&A class discussions. Ms. Eagles notes that, at this grade level, reading assignments for students can be challenging, especially for those with learning disabilities. Giving students what they need for learning success is this educator’s motto! Ms. Eagles is a Bookshare Mentor Teacher and keeps a poster on her wall that says…“Fair isn’t everybody getting the same thing…Fair is everybody getting what they…

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