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Accommodations at a job site, too?

By now, we are all aware of IEP requirements and the resulting accommodations required in schools for students diagnosed as ADHD and Autism.  Different classroom lights, movement in the classrooms, pulling out for individualized instruction, etc. 207 more words

New Teachers

Don't allow your frustration be shown to your students

Have you ever walked through a store and heard a father yell at his child, “You’re so stupid!”  Of course, you have.  Have you ever seen a mother totally ignore her child who was trying to talk to her?   302 more words

New Teachers

What do students really remember about their teachers?

If you’ve been teaching for more than a year, I’m sure you’ve wondered what your former students remember about you.  Will they remember you as being a lot of fun to be around?   207 more words

New Teachers

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 Fluency in IEPs, having students maintain a WPM goal and chart it, etc.   45 more words

Home School

More Elementary Classroom Procedures

Here’s another article that is well worth reading to help jump start your First Days of School Procedure Orientation. It’s written by Leah Davies, http://www.KellyBear.com… 202 more words

New Teachers

Why are children so bored at school?

Before you blame the teachers, lesson plans, lack of pencils, etc., you should think of your parenting skills. Yes, #parenting skills really do influence a student’s success in school based upon my observations during my over 40 years in education. 285 more words

Reading In Primary Grades

"Here we go, here we go!"

Here’s a parody of “Let It Go” meant for teachers. The singer is a Music Teacher and honestly knows how we feel about #beginning the school year again. 44 more words