About Amy Arnold

Amy Arnold is a mother, a teacher, a writer, an administrator, a parent coach, and exhausted!!! She has worked with students with special needs since 1994, and specialized in autism and related disorders for the last 15 years, including parent coaching, sibling workshops, and sensory training. When not focused on education, she enjoys playing guitar and writing fiction. She can be contacted at amyarnold08@gmail.com.

Ethics in Education… Do We Still Have Them?

James Comer said, “No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship.” At a dinner party recently, some teacher friends and I were discussing inappropriate relationships between teachers and students. A non-teacher asked, “What’s going on between these teachers and students? How does THAT happen?” It piqued my curiosity; so I began to investigate the [...]

By |2016-11-01T13:50:56-04:00April 13th, 2016|High School, Social Justice|0 Comments

Everyone is Worth Teaching

Teachers work in many different environments: charter schools, private schools, or public schools. We all have our own opinions about school choice, but my most interesting teaching environment was in the woods. Teaching adjudicated youth in a wilderness therapy center was where I learned more about myself than I ever knew possible, both as a [...]

By |2016-11-01T13:51:50-04:00March 29th, 2016|Featured, Professional Development, Social Justice|0 Comments