The Colorado Teacher of the Year Program is our state's oldest and most prestigious honors program which recognizes the contributions of the classroom teacher
For about a year I’ve been looking forward to this week. So happy I could step on the aircraft that took me in about 20 minutes to my destination; Curacao here I come! I even became a co-pilot in these 20 minutes, how cool is that!
In the summer of 2017 my son, Max and I (a single, self employed mom) received a grant from the Horse Boy Foundation to go on a trip to the UK and visit two centres for a Horse Boy camp: New Leaf Triangle and Equine Learning CIC. A truly great opportunity for Max as well as for me as a Horse Boy Method and Movement Method trainee trainer and an autism parent.
Bianca Rimbach is the best teacher that our son Kyndal has ever had. She went out of her way to research the best way to teach children with autism.
This is self- explanatory data to show the effectiveness of Movement Method. This teacher increased her effectiveness in many areas. The usual score for classroom teachers that is accepted as 'on target' is proficient. Many teachers even receive a partially proficient because of the difficulty the students bring to class. Their data is often very low, coming from challenging backgrounds and low income families. To achieve an 'accomplished' is outstanding. Notice the growth from one year to the next year when this teacher implemented MM.
There is no stronger evidence than reflections from students who have experienced Movement Method in action. This class wrote their end of the year speeches, and here are their testimonies: