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Monthly Archives: August, 2016

3 Tips to Prepare your Child to Ride the School Bus

If you’re a typical protective parent like I was, you love the convenience of putting your child on a school bus to get to school.  Yet – you’ve heard about … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tips for Sensory Seekers to Survive a Classroom

Quite a few years ago, I had a student who had some touch/sensory sensitivities in areas of types of clothing, noise, peer interactions, to name a few areas.  It was … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

How can you get your student to read faster?

I just saw this YouTube from Dr. Johnson giving specific ideas on how to have a student become responsible for increasing their own fluency rates. He’s included suggestions about including … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

If Giving Points was the Only Way to Motivate?

I know that using points for individual or teams in elementary classrooms is used in virtually every classroom these days.  I’ve been told that the rationale behind it is that … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Child’s Guide to Concentrating (for KIDS with ADHD)

My husband recently brought home a wonderful book that is a story of Craig, a real boy, and compiled by Bonita Blazer, Ph.D., a Learning/Attention Specialist.  Craig designed and compiled … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

17 Illustrations that Explain ADD and ADHD

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have ADD?  Maybe you have a child or a student like this or maybe it’s even you?  Here’s a wonderful … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to get Parents to Show Up at Conferences

I know that your school year has just begun.  And I also know that many of you are already thinking about your first of many Parent Conferences that you’ll have … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Deal with a Difficult Co-Teacher

Do you have to “deal” with a difficult co-teacher or co-worker?  First of all, make sure that you’re correct in your evaluation.  Why?  Because it may just be YOU who … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

First Weeks of School

Smart Classroom Management  – Michael Linsin has recently written this wonderful post that gives some wonderful direction for the first weeks of school. I know that I’ve often said that … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Families of 4th Graders Can Attend National Parks FOR FREE

How many times have you wanted to visit a local #national park but you didn’t because of the cost for a family (entrance and parking fees, food, etc. etc. etc.)? … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

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