“Casper, get off the couch. Casper, get off the couch. Casper, get off the couch! Casper, get off the couch!! Casper, get off the couch!!! CASPER, GET OFF THAT COUCH RIGHT NOW OR I’LL GET YOU OFF MYSELF!!!” Funny when it’s someone other than you. Just imagine, my Rottweiler puppy outweighs me by 20 […]
As amazing as it might seem, research shows that yoga improves the behavior of children with ADHD. Watch this quick video on the specific factors impacted. There’s more to come!
Another day in the wonderful life of EdieLovesMath… Vicky is one of my champion math students with ADHD. She and her mother Jane diligently did homework together every night. One night, like any other, the family was chowing down and discussing their day. There was one problem ruining this bucolic scene, The Winter Break Geometry […]
Good parents are involved in their child’s education. What happens when the math homework is completely unknown? Try yHomework. Android and iPad. Leave me a comment and let me know how it turns out.
A 21st Century solution using mobile technology and a dry-erase board.No Wayback Machine required…My academic therapy students are teens and young adults with LD and ADHD. They dislike reading, but they hate math more so today we’ll take a trip to one of my Algebra 1 sessions. It’s tough to keep a teenager with ADHD […]
Students sometimes show up without an IEP or a 504 Plan (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973). They benefit from being actively engaged.Traveling on the Wayback machine to the world of math…Ahhh…heaven. Pre-algebra for 6th graders. What could be better than that? They’ll focus on the task at hand and will probably love math. […]
Imagine two college professors going at it nose to nose. One is American, the other British. The one from the USA is wearing black and white. The chap from England is wearing a multicolored jacket. “Black and white has the greatest contrast!” Swish…”It depends on many factors!” Nose to nose…toe to toe. Yelling so […]
Parental involvement is critical to the identification and instruction of your students/children (Southern New Hampshire University). This is particularly true in inclusion classes (general and special education students in the same class).Traveling on the Wayback Machine…Nothing prepares you for your first day as a Special Educator…Nothing! Why? Everyone’s favorite special education mom shows up before school even […]
Encourage students to see their “Islands of Competence” where they excel above others (Brooks). Not even a hop on the Wayback Machine…Boy, aren’t I clever. “I’m going to use video games to teach Parabolic Functions. There are millions of YouTube videos. What is the probability that I can find the perfect one in less than […]
Students who receive reading instruction within smaller class sizes are more successful than those in traditional classrooms. Interventions with positive learning result by providing longer and more frequent instructional times. Traveling on the Way-Wayback Machine to my student teaching…Boy did I get lucky. I’m at one of the best colleges for education (+The […]