Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding
Do you feel limited when verifying what your students have learned? These 53 fun and easy formative assessment ideas will make sure teachers and students are always on the same page.
Infographic: IEP vs 504 - What's the Difference? | Special Mom Advocate
Infographic: IEP vs. 504 - What's the Difference? I put together this infographic that shows the many differences between IEP vs. 504. It’s actually an excerpt from Chapter 40 of my book, Special Ed Mom Survival Guide. One of the key things I share in this chapter is having good knowledge of special education law. It is one of your best tools when advocating for your child! #specialed #specialeducation #specialedadvocate #iep #idea #504 #autism #adhd #learningdisability #specialneeds
Why acts of kindness even matter to raise truly altruistic children
Because we live in a sometimes scary world, it's important to raise our children to do acts of kindness in order to start raising selfless kids.
9 Activities To Build Grit and Resilience in Children
Perseverance and especially passion may sound unteachable, but they aren’t. It just takes time and consistency. Repeat the following activities with your child to help him develop his inner grittiness, putting him on the path to happiness and success.
Kids Books That Teach Important Life Lessons
I have noticed in my many years as a childcare worker, and a now a parent, that children are deeply touched by the books they read. This is why I like to read them books that teach important life lessons. During the many years that I have been reading books to children, these have stood out as some of the very best.
Building a Classroom Community with a Student Photo Wall - Lessons With Laughter
Creating a student photo wall with student-selected quotes and missions is a great way to build a positive classroom community where students are supported.
7 Amazing Books That Will Teach Your Kids Kindness
If you are looking for a meaningful and useful gift, then check out my 7 Amazing Books That Will Teach Your Kids Kindness list.
What is Mindfulness? 18 Teaching Resources to Use with Kids
What is mindfulness? How can teachers and parents incorporate mindfulness and meditation into daily routines? Learn more and find mindfulness resources.
Picture Books about Perseverance for Kids
Picture books about perseverance and determination. Encourage a growth mindset in kids with these inspiring books about striving for success.
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I came across a teachers bucket list on IG by @PrestoPlans and knew I wanted to do one! Several of the ideas would have translated into my admin shoes…but then I decided to make an ADMIN version! Of course, as I sat staring at the page…I realized I wanted MORE! (Please see the previous blog! ha!) […]
Books About Honesty & Integrity for Children (Virtues Unit Study)
Teaching our children about virtues is a daily event, through small acts to big talks. These children's books about honesty and integrity will also help.
Begin With the End in Mind
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
Book Spotlight: Emotions - Play Eat Grow
We’re in a unique phase where 3 of my 4 kids are working really hard on understanding and appropriately expressing various emotions. I say unique because in the past, it’s been one kid at...