Tag: teacher

Dinosaur perception training

05/11/2015 | By More
Dinosaur perception training

Kids + dinosaurs = fun! Enjoy our new free no prep printables with dinosaurs. Kids will have fun and train visual and spatial perception, patterning and counting till 5. Visual and spatial perception: Patterning: Counting till 5: Download: Dinosaur perception training You want even more dinosaurs? Check out this free online game: Dinosaur – Find […]

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Debunking the Myths about Dyslexia

10/28/2013 | By More
Debunking the Myths about Dyslexia

There are many signs or clues to dyslexia which are discussed in depth on this website; however it is also important to be aware of the misconceptions and myths surrounding the disorder. There are several myths regarding dyslexia. We have highlighted some of the more common ones. Myth: Smart people cannot be dyslexic or have […]

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Early signs of dyslexia

10/14/2013 | By More
Early signs of dyslexia

While browsing the web we came across this story: A DYSLEXIA STORY – Early signs of dyslexia I looked forward to reading with my daughter. We would cuddle together with a stack of books and she would say, “again, again” and we would lose ourselves in favorite stories. I was shocked when that never happened. What […]

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Embracing dyslexia

09/23/2013 | By More
Embracing dyslexia

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children […]

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Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

07/22/2013 | By More
Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Will you be welcoming a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into your classroom this fall?  If this is your first experience having a child with ASD in your classroom you may be a tad nervous (well, likely more that just a tad).  You may be wondering how in the world are you going to […]

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Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in Your Classroom

07/05/2013 | By More
Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in Your Classroom

Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools: Meeting the Common Core, by Rebecca Stobaugh is a practical, very effective resource for middle and high school teachers and curriculum leaders looking to develop the skills necessary to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core […]

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K12 Timed Reading Practice

04/24/2013 | By More
K12 Timed Reading Practice

K12 Timed Reading Practice lets readers in levels K-4 practice fluency by reading short, timed stories. Improving fluency allows readers to read smoothly and quickly so they can focus on comprehension rather than on decoding words. Features Stories More than 250 short, engaging stories for young readers A variety of fiction and non-fiction 46 Flesch-Kincaid […]

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Understanding Dyslexia: Infographic

04/11/2013 | By More
Understanding Dyslexia: Infographic

We found this great infographic on Understanding Dyslexia over at weareteachers.com. If you want to know more on how to help children with dyslexia, read our Apple iBook Dyslexia? Dyscalculia? Source: http://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2013/04/03/understanding-dyslexia-infographic

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Picture chaos

04/08/2013 | By More
Picture chaos

Over at openclipart.org we have seen a nice pinguin which has been waiting for an appearance in our worksheets for a while. The pinguin with all its disguises is perfect for today’s freebie Picture chaos. The pictures are mixed up and children have to put the numbers in the correct order. The pinguins are also […]

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Free Reading

03/28/2013 | By More
Free Reading

FreeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use […]

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