During grad school, I discovered Dr. Temple Grandin’s books and was was quickly drawn into her world. I read “Emergence: Labeled Autistic,” and followed it up with “Thinking in Pictures: Other Reports from My Life with Autism.” For the first time, I was better able to […]
Hands- on learning leads to more critical thinking, better problem solving, increased information retention, and more authentic understanding. Yet some teachers still prefer outdated rote learning techniques, drilling students with piles of worksheets each day. Why?? There are so many other ways to help children […]
Do you have diverse learners in your classroom? Are some students way ahead of others? Maybe you have students with special needs or limited English. Now what?
We know autism can affect a child’s language and social skills. Such a delay can affect reading readiness, comprehension skills, and how a child learns in general. This has teachers and parents scratching their heads and wondering: How do we teach these kids to read?