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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Category Archives: child development

YOU have a role in your child’s school safety

One of my friends just learned that her child is being bullied in his school.  What can she do?  Where can she go?  What is the school’s responsibility?  The parents?  … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Are You Fighting Fair?

Do you “fight fair?”  More importantly, have you taught your children to “fight fair?”  Since I’m “such an expert,” here’s a post from confidentparentsconfidentkids.org, that has some wonderful suggestions and … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · 3 Comments

A New Year = New Beginnings

What better time to get re-organized than at the beginning of a new year?  For instance, I’ve heard that a long-time custom in China was for all families to “sweep” … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

How can you make your classroom inclusive and fair?

Over my many years of teaching, federal Inclusive requirements allowed for many blessings and some really hard teaching situations. For instance while teaching an elementary music class, one of the … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

School won’t test for Dyslexia?

Is your child having trouble reading quickly and have low comprehension scores?  Does your child reverse lower case “b” and “d?”  Does he/she have trouble knowing right from left?  Are … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why are kids bored at school and feel “entitled?”

“Using technology as a “Free babysitting service” is, in fact, not free at all. The payment is waiting for you just around the corner.  We pay with our kids’ nervous … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Back to School Made Easy

How about having a group read featuring books about friendship, perseverance, and responsibility?   You can use these ideas in both a classroom and your home school environment. ComprehensionConnection.net, written … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Instruction on How to be a Good Loser

Do you have a child who is really a “bad loser?”  Competitive children instinctively just don’t want to ever lose. Now, add to that a child who is Autistic and … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why you should buy STEM/Educational toys?

Are you a parent who is really trying to enrich your child’s intellectual capabilities?  Do you want to increase their STEM skills?  Do you also want to heighten their curiosity … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

80+ Ways You Can Cherish Your Child While Growing Up

Both of our sons are adults now, but I still cherish the times we said our prayers at night, their hugs for no reason, their giggles, their tents made from … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment