Get Ahead of Challenging Behavior: Five Approaches to Paraeducator Training

Paraeducators have long been on the front lines in schools and districts across the country, managing difficult learning and behavioral issues, often with limited resources. Staffing shortages and challenging student behavior are reported as being the biggest problems facing  schools today. With these current pressures in mind, it’s critical that paraeducators receive targeted training to … Read more

Office Hours: Live Q&A Session

Recorded on April 20th, our co-founder and resident expert Dr. Skip Greenwood shared actionable advice and answers to registrant-submitted questions based on decades of experience in clinical psychology and K-12 education.

Office Hours: Live Q&A Session

Join us this March 23rd, when we’ll be answering YOUR questions around challenging student behavior. This month, our co-founder and resident expert Dr. Will Henson will be providing actionable advice and answers to your questions based on decades of experience in clinical psychology and K-12 education. Submit your questions when you register, and feel free … Read more

Office Hours: Live Q&A Session

For many educators, 2023 started off with A LOT of student behavioral issues. With these challenges in mind, there’s no time like the present to kick off our monthly, live series of Q&A sessions with the experts that we like to call “Office Hours.” Beginning on Jan 26th, we’ll be answering YOUR behavior-related questions every … Read more

Developing Effective Paraeducators: Best Practices for Training

Paraeducators have long been on the front lines in schools and districts across the country, managing difficult learning and behavioral issues, often with limited resources. Staffing shortages and challenging student behavior are reported as being the biggest problems facing paraeducators today. With these current pressures in mind, it’s critical that paras receive targeted training to … Read more

Investing in Your Paraprofessionals: Innovative Strategies to Support and Retain Your Staff

Paraprofessionals are on the front lines every day, supporting student learning, managing challenging behavior, and collaborating with their partner teachers to support all students. Educational leaders are acutely aware of how essential they are to ensuring schools and districts run effectively, yet paraprofessionals don’t always feel recognized and valued. Stress-related burnout, behavior management fatigue, and … Read more

Sneak Peek: Building Effective Para-Teacher Partnerships

As behavior challenges continue to rise in schools, it is crucial that we have effective paraeducators in our classrooms. In order for paraeducators to be most effective, they need clear expectations, regular communication, and strong leadership and coaching from teachers. 321 Insight’s newest series, “Building Effective Teacher-Paraeducator Partnerships”, is designed to help teachers and administrators … Read more

Challenging Behaviors: Why They Happen And How To Address Them Effectively

Over the summer, educators and administrators extensively planned for most of the nation’s students to return to in-person instruction this fall. They prepared for the significant challenges they expected to face, from learning loss to behavior issues that were likely to intensify as students transitioned back to in-school learning and reacclimated to the structures and … Read more