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Writing Made Easy
Students are often asked to write in the classroom. Writing can be made easy by combining three small steps. Creativity, past experience, and curiosity can spark an interest in writing.
Making Accommodations in the Inclusive Classroom
Adjustments to the general education curriculum can be made to accommodate students with learning disabilities. Supports, such as organizational skills, extra structure, and adjustments in classroom activities can be made to provide balance in learning.
Universal Design for Learning
Students with learning disabilities are expected to learn material presented in the classroom regardless of their abilities. All children have the ability to learn. Universal Design for Learning can be used to adapt the curriculum in order to accommodate the individual needs of learners.
Using Prior Knowledge
Prior knowledge is used to make real-world connections to the material that is unknown. All children learn at different rates. They also come into the classroom with various experiences. Prior knowledge can be used to frame the information to be introduced.
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Basic Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is an exciting time for children. This is one of the few times that they get to eat a generous amount of candy. Safety must come first at all times.
Note-taking Skills for the Classroom
All students have some type of note-taking skills. Some are excellent. Others are not so good. It is important to adapt good note-taking skills in order to improve the chances of retaining information learned.
Diversity in the Classroom
Children in classrooms today have individual learning needs. Learning preferences, backgrounds, as well as the needs of students vary. In order to adapt approaches to differentiation, it is necessary to take a look at instructional plans in a critical way.
Easy Ways to Manage Anger
There are many factors that can cause anger. Traffic jams, loss of income, health issues, and the economy are only a few causes of the emotion called anger. The good thing about anger is that it can be controlled with practice.
Everything about children, from thinking to learning, is different. Because we know that they are so different, effective teachers know that differentiated instruction is needed to help all children to make connections for learning.
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