Trust Your Parent Gut

It's been said that kids don't come with an instruction manual, but I would argue that we did get one!  It's called your parent gut!  Your parent gut tells you something isn’t “right.” Your parent gut tells you something is “o...

Going Back to School in a Pandemic

Join Debbie as she give suggestions on getting back to school after summer and help navigate getting back to school during the pandemic.   Her first tip is to get them talking by leading with WH (who, what, when, where) questions.  She discusses how some parents may not bring it up because they want their children to just enjoy summer, but our children are t...

Let's Talk About Mental Health

Join Debbie as she discusses some personal experiences around mental health struggles within her family and how to navigate the journey which at times can seem hour by hour, day by day, or month by month.  During this journey she recognized that what could be part of growing and puberty might actually be a bigger mental health issue. While she was hesitant t...

Developing Family Dynamics and a TEAM at home

Debbie discusses the players at home and reminds us that each family member, regardless of age, should get a voice. She discusses that each persons thoughts and opinions should be able to be voiced and heard. It isn't about being right or wrong or getting each person's way, but more about everyone being seen and heard and this can be done by implementing tea...

Creating a Vision

Debbie discusses how parents can help guide their children towards their hopes and dreams. You'll learn how a creating a vision looks different for different age groups and also discusses tools that can be used to support your learning while implementing the vision. Remember, teachers are usually only with our children for one year, so parents are the guide ...

Creating a Positive, Collaborative Approach between schools and families

Listen as Debbie discusses creating a Positive, Collaborative Approach between schools and families. You'll understand how to work with what we have and meeting each family and teacher where they're at. You'll get some practical tips on preparing for a Parent Teacher Conference or an IEP. PLUS, listen to some REAL LIFE examples on creating collaborati...

learning strengths inventory

Join Debbie as she goes over the Learning Strength's Inventory to discover you and your learner's learning strengths and learning styles.  Debbie goes more in depth in learning styles such as visual, auditory, kinesthetics, reading and writing and describes the ways these styles are used in real life.  Next, she dives in to learning strengths, which are th...

Introducing Who's Learning Now & seeing abilities, not disabilities

During this podcast I introduce how Who's Learning Now was born and why I saw a need for not just another pushy advocate, but a true Education Consultant who empowers families. I'm there for the kids and families. I help them work together with the teachers - I'm here for the kids to be seen for their abilities and get them learning for the way that makes mo...

So, Who's Learning Now?

Show Notes:  My name is Debbie Sharp. I am an educational consultant, special education advocate, wellness advocate and owner of WhosLearningNow.com At Who’s Learning Now.com, we believe in a positive, collaborative approach to improve a child’s educational experience.  We’re on a mission to have 1 million children be seen for their ABILITIES not their disa...