Here's a nice little quote for the kids to ponder!
How do the old dots and squares games support learning for students? There's a multitude of ways! Find tips on how to make these and 3 completed sample games here!
Learn more about this fantastic site that shares free online resources that help make playtime more enjoyable for kids with autism and developmental delays.
Have you noticed the unbelievable number of free tutorials on the internet? These could be used to help kids write better expository "works". Read about this idea here!
Hello parents and teachers! Are you falling for fall yet? Here's something to get your "autumn on". Easy fall leaf art that looks beautiful in the home or classroom. Can be done by kids and adultds. Great bulletin board. See sample and website address. FREE
A good little article on how some children may have to be "taught" how to play with toys.
The only props you need for these classroom games are brains!
Therapuetic coloring is "in" right now. The pictures to color are usually for adults...but now I've made them for children. My pictures have a valentine theme. As a matter of fact, they are hearts that are filled with beautiful designs for you and your children to color. Help yourself to this freebie. If you would like more, go to https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Hearts-A-Flutter-Valentine-Cards-Coloring-for-Calm-2381123
Simple flowchart of information encoding to storage in long term memory.
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Traditional math is much more than rote learning.....read about its benefits and successes.
Please give me some help with interpreting the "Scope and Sequence Chart" in the Teacher's Manual for Grade 3.
Scaffolding is an excellent tool to use in reading as well as in math. The Color Coded Multiplication program uses a lot of scaffolding to help solidify memories of the multiplication facts. Color Cues, visual aids, whole-part-whole, riddles with clues are some scaffolds used, to name a few. Even our games are scaffolded! Scaffolds are eventually removed to help the progression of learning.
Included in this post is a great article about scaffolding once published in Edutopia.
Color is the CCM's "secret weapon". Read more about how color helps one to memorize the multiplication facts.