Here’s some information to help guide discussions with children as we try to make sense of things ourselves. Read the full article here.
While gifted students can also have ADHD, many have behaviors that simply seem like ADHD as a result of being gifted. Here’s some information that can help distinguish between the two and, if referred for an evaluation, be sure to seek out a professional with knowledge of gifted traits. Check out this information here.
Have you heard the dreaded, “I’m bored!” exclamations yet? Here are some activities to help get you through the holiday break and celebrate the New Year! Check out the link here.
It looks like a later school start time would not only help adolescents get more sleep and learn more efficiently, but also save the state money. The Appropriations Committee is voting on SB 328 tomorrow. If you have strong opinions one way or the other, you can make your voices heard by calling 916-319-2081. …
Could math anxiety start because we don’t teach math in a developmentally appropriate manner? Read the full article here.
Does your child do well in school all day and then have meltdowns as soon as they get home? If so, this article may be of help. For some helpful tips, read the article here.
Here’s more evidence for getting rid of behavior charts and extrinsic rewards, and replacing them with character development and intrinsic motivators. And, guess what, the students who responded most positively were the ones with the greatest needs! How could this be implemented at your schools? To read the full article, click here.
Please consider writing your members of Congress to urge them to protect Medicaid funding for students with disabilities and students in poverty. The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) makes this easy for you by looking up your members of congress and providing a sample letter for you to easily send. You just need to …
“Digital storytelling can be an effective way for ELLs to practice speaking English without the stress of being “on stage.” Apps and tech tools allow students to practice in the comfort of their own home by themselves or with a caregiver. With digital storytelling tools, students can spend time formulating their stories, self-reflect and self-assess, …
Here is a great opportunity for first-time students! Check it out here.