For those of you with a pint-sized family member at home, you may have heard of the latest baby toy trend — sensory bags. Children (and adults, for that matter) learn best when they engage the senses. By exposing babies to different textures, colors, or s
Amplifying Your Instruction with Hands-On Activities
Special Needs Programs These are some ideas on using objects and hands-on activities while helping ESL learners read. I like the exercise where kids find objects that fit a given descriptive word, which could be a good sensory activity for other special
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders: I love the idea of having a designated "break box" for each student is a great way to be specific to what helps the student keeo focused, calm, and gives them a brain break that they need.
PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.