Transitions, Active Learning, and Connections by Bill Reed Don’t ask me why, but I started thinking about the fun old Schoolhouse Rock songs, that I still remember 50 years after I first heard them. The catchy tune of Conjunction… Continue Reading…
December 9, 2022
Click to sign-up for my newsletter to receive FREE resources monthly! How To Get Excited About Teaching (Again) by Bill Reed Many teachers are finding it hard to get excited about teaching these days. There are many… Continue Reading…
Behavior • Special Education • Teachers
January 13, 2022
5 Steps to Helping Students on the Autism Spectrum 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… Continue Reading…
Curriculum & Instruction • Parents • Teachers
January 13, 2022
The Best Way to Teach Struggling Readers If you are an educator or parent, then you have likely spent some time thinking about the best ways to teach children to read. If you are a parent or educator with… Continue Reading…
February 4, 2021
While schools are still deciding when students will be able to return to school, the one thing we know is that we will eventually be back in the classroom again. Heading back to school will look different this year. Teachers will be taking precautions to keep students and themselves safe. The CDC has provided schools with recommendations to help lower the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus. One of the recommendations is to wear a face mask to help stop the spread of germs. We put together a list of FUN face masks to give your return to school a little extra pizzazz. Check out our list of top 10 face masks for teachers.
Classroom • Curriculum & Instruction
October 3, 2022
A properly designed school curriculum stands on the firm pillars of defined scope and concrete sequence. The statement of scope and sequence describes the content and skills that a student needs to master in progressive order by the end of the session. The way teachers create a scope and sequence depends upon what they anticipate from their students to acquire from the school curriculum. It is an arduous job that requires a lot of patience and in-depth knowledge of the subject, but it can be boiled down to three simple steps.
August 9, 2022
The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are voice-controlled devices that use Amazon’s Alexa. In some ways, it is like Siri, but has the ability to connect to other features and apps. The only difference between the Echo and Echo Dot is that the former has better sound quality and is more expensive than the latter. You can set up various “skills” through the Alexa app. This, plus the fact that such devices are relatively inexpensive, makes these smart speakers ideal for use in the classroom. Do you want to know how to use Echo, Echo Dot, and Alexa in the classroom? Read on to find out.