A few months back I posted the 10 Activities for Learning Letters and Sounds activity kit that I developed for a few first graders who hadn’t yet mastered letters and sounds. The idea behind the kit was to provide fun, hands-on activities for either classroom voluteers or parents to work with their child at home. […]
Each time a student BLURTS out loud without raising hand they have to take one down. Last person to have all 3 gets rewarded!--I've seen this implemented in a first grade classroom with a lot of success!
10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity & Attention Needs - Teaching with Jillian Starr
I know I am not alone when I say that I struggle to sit through staff meetings without doodling on my paper, shifting in my seat, getting up to use the bathroom and occasionally whispering with my teacher friend next to me. Now, these are every other week, and only for an hour. Every time I leave, I think, “How are kids expected to do it all day?!?” Teaching
Martin Luther King, Jr. Math and Literacy (Print & Go Common Core Aligned)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Math and Literacy (Print & Go Common Core Aligned) **View PREVIEW for examples and a FREE activity Martin Luther King, Jr. Math and Literacy Print & Go Kindergarten Common Core Aligned Over 30 Print and Go Supplemental Pages This set of Martin Luther King, Jr. th...
In October I attended an annual retreat for moms of children with special needs. This was my second year attending, and I always come home with some great ideas, tips and strategies for our Au-Some life. This year one of the most amazing things I learned was how to make a weighted blanket using duct…