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Tech Updates!

Tech Updates!

Cotting students utilize technology in and out of the classroom to enhance their learning potential and levels of independence.  We are always on the lookout for the latest updates in the field of technology.  Check out a recent post on Google Apps for Education from the Burlington Public Schools Library and Educational Technology Team! Google Apps Updates by Dennis Villano

Tech updates!

Tech updates!

Cotting students utilize technology in and out of the classroom to enhance their learning potential and levels of independence.  We are always on the lookout for the latest updates in the field of technology.  Check out a recent post on Google Apps for Education from the Burlington Public Schools Library and Educational Technology Team!

Cotting Field Day, August 2010

Cotting Field Day, August 2010

Photos of Cotting’s Field Day in August 2010, with young adults from Nobles & Greenough’s Summer Service Program. Click here for the original news item.

Cotting Students at Work in the Community!

Cotting Students at Work in the Community!

The school year is officially underway!  Our students are busy getting adjusted to their new classrooms, teachers, and friends.  For 46 of our students, spending time each week at one of 28 job sites will become a part of their weekly schedule beginning this week.  Mike Teuber, who has worked as a classroom teacher at Cotting for 17 years (8 years in the Upper School), is now Director of Transition Services and oversees the Project Bridges program at Cotting.  Students who are in their second year of upper school and who have completed a year of in-house prevocational experience are eligible... Read More

Speechless on ABC!

Speechless on ABC!

“Specials” at Cotting School, which include Music, Art, and Technology (among many others) are important elements of our curriculum, and enhance our students’ ability to achieve their highest potential.  In our Music classroom this year, there will be an emphasis on the performing arts, says new Music Teacher Bill Ironfield.  It is his plan to help each student find what they enjoy most, and enable them to experience and enjoy the particular aspects of the performing arts in which they thrive: “I hope to get everyone involved, almost like a variety show.  For some it might be video, or audiovisual,... Read More

Cotting Staff Orientation features Welcome Address by Patrick Downes

Cotting Staff Orientation features Welcome Address by Patrick Downes

This morning marked the beginning of yet another year at Cotting School!  Our entire staff gathered for orientation this morning to prepare for the students’ arrival next Wednesday. We were fortunate to hear from Patrick Downes, a friend to Cotting and also a Boston Marathon bombing survivor, who shared his story of recovering from this tragedy.  He conveyed his deep appreciation for caregivers, including the doctors, nurses, therapists, prostheticists, friends, and family who have supported his journey to recovery, which continues today.  He drew a connection from his experience to ours as special educators, emphasizing the great impact we have... Read More