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Good afternoon, friends. How is everyone doing? I’m sure most of us are responding to the global pandemic that has turned many of our worlds upside down in one way or another. I have certainly been overwhelmed by it all and have spent some time in reflection and in consideration of how to be supportive during this unprecedented time. With so much information, meant to be helpful, coming at us so fast, I wanted to take a minute to offer just a few strategies to support our mental wellness during this time of transition and uncertainty. This isn’t a “how-to” or a one-size-fits all article. It is a group of suggestions that have worked for me and my family and that I sincerely hope might bring peace to you, your staff, your students, their families and your family.
Distance Learning during the Coronavirus Pandemic- Tips for Teaching Students on the Autism Spectrum
I know that the Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind right now. You may be thinking, “How am I supposed to continue to make sure my students receive the necessary content, when I can’t come in contact with them?”. Well, this blog will help you navigate distance learning during the Coronavirus Pandemic for your autistic students.
If you are an educator, then you will want to add these 5 brainy SEL books to your school’s book club list pronto! Read on to find out why.
Collaboration is a life skill that we all need to learn. Children go from being very egocentric to developing skills that enable them to work with others. True collaboration requires give and take. It requires us to see other’s perspective, respect other people’s ideas, and compromise. This is not a skill easily learned. Teachers and parents must help high school age students to learn how to successfully collaborate with one another so that they will be able to collaborate as adults in the work place, in their private lives, and to support the community. Read on to find a list of the 3 best books to teach high school students about collaboration.
Middle school can be a particularly difficult time in children's lives. Grades 5-8 are full of so many new experiences. During this time, children become young adults and this transition can be very hard. Teaching students empathy during these years is particularly...
Written by Amanda Rinehart Applied Behavioral Analysis…you have heard about it and you may have been told to use it. “They" told you that it will solve all of your problems with managing and teaching every single student with autism you have ever had and ever will...