Tag: teacher

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 […]

Read More

I am dyslexic

02/21/2013 | By More
I am dyslexic

In our schools there are still far too many children whose dyslexia or dyscalculia is not recognized. The children are seen as stupid, lazy, unwilling to learn, difficult, etc. Watch this wonderful video in which a young woman talks about her dyslexia. She used to think she was just too stupid until she discovered, at […]

Read More

Handwriting Worksheet Wizard

02/13/2013 | By More
Handwriting Worksheet Wizard

With the ESL Writing Wizard you can easily make worksheets for handwriting practice. You can change the font (print or cursive), the size and line patterns. With a few clicks you can create one-word worksheets or multi-word worksheets. The Writing Wizard is a free resource for teachers and (homeschooling) moms and dads. Access the ESL […]

Read More

How to remember: b or d?

01/21/2013 | By More
How to remember: b or d?

On Pinterest we saw a wonderful idea to teach children the difference between “b” and “d”. After teaching the trick, let your children do some worksheets which can be created by the “Letter mash”-generator“.   Source: 4.bp.blogspot.com via Stephany on Pinterest

Read More

Logical: Snowman

12/10/2012 | By More
Logical: Snowman

Logicals are an excellent way to practice reading and listening skills. A logical is a riddle that is solved by logical reasoning. Accurate reading or listening is very important. Today’s freebie includes two logicals with snowmen: the first one is pretty easy, the second one is a little trickier. Ask the children to read the […]

Read More

Drawing lines

10/15/2012 | By More
Drawing lines

“Drawing lines” offers many possibilities to train children’s skills that are important for reading, writing and arithmetics: attention, hand-eye-coordination, visual and spatial perception. The children are counting, they have to decide whether to draw up, down, to the right, to the left, etc. This may look simple, but for some children this is a real […]

Read More

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity:

01/11/2011 | By More
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity:

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Read More