Guidelines for Practical Life Skills
As my kids get older, I think a lot about what I need to teach them. When they were little it was all about surviving. Don't get me wrong...
Positive Notes Home (Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits)
I pride myself on my strong classroom management. It took me a few years to get it solid, but I'm so glad I invested the time and energy into getting it to where I want it. We are a PBIS school and
Kids Books That Teach Important Life Lessons
I have noticed in my many years as a childcare worker, and now as a parent, how deeply kids are touched by children's books with moral lessons. During the many years that I have been reading books that teach kids to children, these books that teach kids life lessons have stood out as some of the very best.
How to Teach Problem-Solving Skills to Kids (Ages 3-14)
Whether it’s a toy-related conflict, a tough math equation, or negative peer pressure, kids of ALL ages face problems and challenges on a daily basis. As parents or teachers, we can’t always be there to solve every problem for our children. In fact, this isn’t OUR job. Our job is to TEACH our children how to solve problems for themselves. This way, they can become confident, independent, and successful individuals.
Why I Teach Class Values Instead of Rules
Confession: I don't have any rules in my classroom. Not a single one. Before you roll your eyes, hear me out... My son is 3. Which ...
10 Proven Strategies for Helping an Anxious Child | Special Mom Advocate
10 Proven Strategies for Helping an Anxious Child. I have used the following strategies with children and found they are very effective at shifting thought patterns and helping a child find a more centered place. #specialed #specialneeds #anxiety #mentalhealth #autism #adhd #apd #spd
Kids' Books That Teach Powerful Life Lessons | Shopswell
Kids' Picture Books that Teach Powerful Life Lessons - from bullying to picky eaters, these books cover a wide range of behaviors and concepts to work through with kids.
Dana 🏫 2nd Grade Teacher on Instagram: “Is it TESTING time in your classroom? I don't mean state testing. I mean "Test the teacher to see if she still wants me to follow the…”
7,160 Likes, 444 Comments - Dana 🏫 2nd Grade Teacher (@2ndgradesassypants) on Instagram: “Is it TESTING time in your classroom? I don't mean state testing. I mean "Test the teacher to see…”
3 Simple Ways to Improve Communication with Parents
For teachers, developing positive relationships with students, parents and their families is the most important part of the job. These simple ways to improve communication with parents and families will help teachers to build lasting bonds and relationships that are critical for student success in the classroom.
Limbic System: Your Child’s On/Off Switch for Emotional Grounding, Fight or Flight and Meltdowns - Integrated Learning Strategies
Limbic System: Your Child’s On/Off Switch for Emotional Grounding, Fight or Flight and Meltdowns | ilslearningcorner.com
Dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder? 18 Tips for Parents and Teachers
Dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder | Parenting and teaching a child with ODD is hard, but there are many different treatment and therapy options, and this post contains all the signs and symptoms as well as 18 strategies to help parents and teachers discipline a child with ODD (and ADHD) at home and in the classroom. From behavior charts to logical consequences to anger management, these ideas are practical and effective! #ODD #oppositionaldefiantdisoder #ADHD #positiveparenting
50+ De-escalation Strategies
50+ free de-escalation strategies and techniques to use with kids and teens. These strategies are critical to help defuse challenges with students. Read this to get your free printable! #behavior #behaviormanagement #anger #teens #pathway2success
Behavior Worksheets for Kids and Teens
Therapeutic worksheets focused on helping kids and teens explore behaviors. Tools focus on behavior reflection, consequences, and behavior modification.
How to Deal with an Angry Kid in a Gentle Way
Having an angry kid can be quite exhausting to deal with. While working on my Master's degree in Child Development, and for my undergrad thesis, I studied child temperament. Kids are all different. Some are