Here are some basic tips to help students who are having difficulty in math. However, there are three different types of dyscalculia. A thorough evaluation can identify which type the student is experiencing. Then, we can also identify exactly what accommodations and interventions will be most effective for that student. Read the full article here.
Here are some simple multisensory techniques for improving handwriting and letter formation skills. Read more here.
Here are some tips to make the speech-to-text technology more user friendly. Have you found anything else to be particularly helpful? Read the full article here.
To more easily get to sleep or decompress after a long day, try listening to these songs. Let us know if they work!
“The evidence suggests that what works is not therapy that focuses on the child — such as play therapy — but coaching and training for the parents. That does not mean that the parents were the problem in the first place, it means that the parents have been dealt a particularly difficult assignment, and the …
Sitting on ‘wiggle seats’, or moving their bodies in ways that don’t distract those around them, help students to be more engaged and better sustain attention while learning and completing work. Read the article here.
There is a lot of misinformation out there about dyslexia. This article provides some useful information about the different types of dyslexia; phonological, surface, or mixed. When seeking an evaluation, make sure the type of dyslexia is identified as some reading interventions/programs only address certain parts of dyslexia and not all.
I have seen some interesting methods of calming a noisy room over the years. These techniques might add a few more to your repertoire. Please add any others you might like in the comments section. 30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class
There are so many options for classroom seating that allow for movement and engaged, student-centered learning. Farewell Desks: Rethinking Furniture to Support Learning
Learning Differences-Acceptance and Empowerment This article presents the journey of one student’s acceptance of her learning differences; and how this empowered her to take charge of her learning process and experience success.