Looking for a low- tech, low cost positive reinforcement tool to award good behavior? Wait until you see this easy behavior modification idea! Here’s a step-by-step explanation on how to make your own Behavior Counter Keychains.
Implementing differentiated instruction may seem overwhelming at first, but today, I’m going to share some tips to get you started. Education is not one size fits all. At least, it shouldn’t be. Our students come from vastly different backgrounds with diverse needs and abilities. Their […]
Yep, I’m that mean mom, but here’s why. I keep these kids busy all day swimming, playing, and doing all the things. The moment they have free time (and I mean THE MOMENT), they default straight to their iPads. I needed a plan to limit […]
Sometimes students have sensory issues that can interfere with their academic performance in school. A sensory imbalance can affect a student’s behavior, ability to focus, and emotional state. Teachers can take quick and easy actions to help students cope with overly sensitive sensory systems. Read […]
Lemon Volcanoes! Who knew this was a thing? It’s the perfect rainy day activity and has become one of our favorite science experiments. It’s simple, fun, and sciencey. Try it! The kids’ll have a blast while learning a little something about chemical reactions. Read on […]
It’s the end of the school year and most teachers are in the home stretch. Summer’s right around the corner and we can already smell it in the air. But school isn’t over yet. There are still plans to write and lessons to teach.
As I’m writing this, I have so many gift giving holidays in my near future: Teacher’s Appreciation Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, plus the end of the school year. I needed some homemade gift ideas so I got thinking. I wanted homemade gifts that were […]
What if I told you there was a fun way to review math concepts, practice functional life skills, and introduce new topics… in under 5 minutes? I’ve been amazed at how effective this anticipatory set can be… and the best part is that kids enjoy it. Teach math in a different way and watch your students improve!
You’ve probably used brain breaks to help students get through tough school days. But what about you? Teachers get stressed out from those long testing days too, especially during the end of the school year. Here are a few tips to help you survive through […]
Forget Autism Awareness. Wait, now hear me out. I think it’s fair to say that most people today know what autism is. So, now what? Now it’s time to move to the next step: Autism Acceptance.