Tuesday, August 23, 2011

the wise owl

"the wise owl' Parents, are 'the wise owl' with regard to our childs education? If your child is a Student who receives Special Education Services, do you know the Who?, What?, When?, Why?, How?, Where? about those services? Here are a few related school terms we review over the summer break, as well as, periodically, throughout the academic year. With every school year, there are new terms to learn. 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KINDLY EXCUSE THIS FORMAT. BELOW ARE REFERENCES TO OUR OTHER MICRO-BLOGS AND SOCIAL NETWORKS THAT ARE PUBLISHING CORRECTLY. References & Resources IDEA.ogv ED.gov The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) @disability.gov (Twitter) Social Networks Blogs Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Wordpress, Text, SMS, Blog 'EnjoyHi5!Autism' blogs: (NetworkedBlog for daily posts EnjoyHi5Autism) http://apps.facebook.com/blognetworks/blog/enjoyhi5autism (Self-Advocates & Parents/Caretakers) http://enjoyhi5autism.blogspot.com (audio/holidays) http://enjoyhi5autism.wordpress.com (Families) http://familyenjoyinghi5autism.blogspot.com (videos) http://www.vimeo.com/enjoyhih5autism http://www.youtube.com/user/enjoyhi5autism (networking/support/resources) http://www.twitter/#!/enjoyhi5autism Think about it... Wise Owl A Woodland Indian Myth {excerpt} The Everything-Maker snapped his fingers. "I have made your ears big, the better to listen. I have made your eyes big, the better to see. I have made your neck short, the better to hold up your head. I have packed your head with wisdom, as you have asked. Now, use your wisdom and fly away before you lose what I have given." http://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/stories/wiseowl.html Same Story - in illustrated PowerPoint format http://presentations.pppst.com/wiseowl.ppt Why are owls perceived in folklore as being wise? Aug 25, 2005 ...{excerpt} Whether delivering an environmental message, correcting the spelling of a famous bear, or sailing away with a beauteous kitty, owls have quite a hold on our imaginations. But how did they garner such a reputation for intelligence? Owls are nocturnal birds and function extremely well at night. Their ability to see in the dark has elevated owls, in some cultures, to manifestations of wisdom. In Western folklore, owls are commonly associated with studious scholars and wise elders. Perhaps the earliest known link between owls and wisdom ... ask.yahoo.com/20050825.html http://ask.yahoo.com/20050825.html

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