Classroom Accommodations for ADHD
What types of accommodations can help students with ADD and ADHD? Here are some classroom accommodations to talk over with your child's school.
How to Apologize and Say Sorry Poster - Responsive Classroom Character Education
Save $ and buy the bundle instead!: Character Education Poster Bundle https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Saying-Sorry-Tattling-Thinking-Chair-Character-Education-Poster-Bundle-2383807 Promote empathy and apology of action with this "How to Apologize/Say Sorry" poster packet to support c...
Problem Solving with Little Learners (preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten) - Pocket of Preschool
Problem solving is hard for preschool students (all students really and many adults too)! To support my little friends, I teach them problem solving strategies they can use when they encounter a problems. I introduce the problem solving techniques a few at a time during a class meeting. I introduce three techniques each week. Each...Read More
10 Preschool Transitions-- Songs and Chants to Help Your Day Run Smoothly
Preschoolers LOVE music. They enjoy moving, making sounds, and singing! There's something about music that draws them in and points their attention at whoever is making music. A few summers ago, I took a class on
Kind Words Sensory Lesson Friendship Activity
Do you need a hands-on, sensory lesson to teach about kind words? You will love this! Perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and even older kids! Also part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids!
Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use often. Here are some alternate phrases that just might yield better results, & an action plan to put them in place.
10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity & Attention Needs - Teaching with Jillian Starr
I know I am not alone when I say that I struggle to sit through staff meetings without doodling on my paper, shifting in my seat, getting up to use the bathroom and occasionally whispering with my teacher friend next to me. Now, these are every other week, and only for an hour. Every time I leave, I think, “How are kids expected to do it all day?!?” Teaching
25 Chatty Class Classroom Management Strategies for Overly Talkative Students
Have a chatty class? Do your talkative students get louder and louder during small groups until it feels like chaos? Do they talk when you'r...
Teaching Empathy: Turning a Lesson Plan Into a Life Skill
Guest blogger Joe Hirsch, teacher leader and curriculum developer, describes the jigsaw method of cooperative learning and how it naturally builds empathy as students rely on each other to share pieces of a bigger picture.
Yoga in Classrooms Help Kids Develop Better Skills | Coach Yoga
A new trend in your kids' classrooms nowadays. Instead of staring at the board in front, the kids are lying on the floor near their desks practicing yoga
Trouble With Executive Function at Different Ages
Trouble with executive function skills can be tricky to spot. Use this checklist to see signs of executive functioning issues in kids.