Tag: classroom


Classroom Modifications to Help Students with Fidgeting, Attention and Focus Education

Classroom Modifications to Help Students with Fidgeting, Attention and Focus This article provides helpful classroom modifications for children that struggle with attention issues in the classroom. Children that fidget and have attention and focus issues in the classroom can benefit from certain modifications to improve their learning ability. Teachers can adjust lesson plans, tests, assignments and classroom techniques to improve the quality of learning for...

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Fidgety Children: Alternative Classroom Seating for Wiggle Worms in the Classroom Education

Fidgety Children: Alternative Classroom Seating for Wiggle Worms in the Classroom This article provides helpful resources for fidgety children in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Imagine it – a room that’s buzzing with activity and engagement, a class full of kids who feel that their needs are being heard and respected, and a teacher who is actually able to spend time...

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Areas of Attention: Is My Child Developmentally Ready for Sustained Attention, Focus and Multitasking Development

5 Areas of Attention: Is My Child Developmentally Ready for Sustained Attention, Focus and Multitasking This article provides helpful information regarding the 5 areas of attention. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A group of six-year-olds sit down during circle time to listen to their teacher read them a story. After 10 minutes, a majority of the kids are fidgeting, whispering to their neighbor,...

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Exam Stress: How to Help Your Children Cope With Exam Stress Education

Exam Stress: How to Help Your Children Cope With Exam Stress Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature tips that help children cope with exam stress. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Exams are among the most stressful life events for most college students. After...

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POSTURAL CONTROL: When Core Stability is Compromised, Your Child’s Learning is No Longer Automatic Development

Postural Control: When Core Stability is Compromised, Your Child’s Learning is No Longer on Autopilot This article provides helpful information regarding postural control. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Human autopilot is an idea I talk about all the time. I’m usually cursing it because I was on autopilot when I set my keys down so I have no idea where they are. Autopilot...

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SENSORY DIET: Sensory Starvation? What is a Sensory Diet Plan and does My Child Need One? Sensory

Sensory Diet: How to Integrate a Sensory Diet Plan into Your Child’s Routine This article provides helpful information for creating a sensory diet for your child. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  We all know each child is different, especially when it comes to development stages and learning. No child is exactly alike. They come in all shapes and sizes, they learn at different...

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If getting kids physically active increases their academic scores, why is it not being done in every school? Physical Literacy

If getting kids physically active increases their academic scores, why is it not being done in every school? Guest Post Richard Monette The science is clear: If you get kids moving throughout the school day, they will do better academically. That’s the case being made in the article “Building a better brain” recently published in the Globe and Mail. The article quotes Harvard Medical School’s...

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Oral Sensitivities: Why My Child Chews on Pencils and Sucks on Clothing Sensory

Oral Sensitivities: Why My Child Chews on Pencils and Sucks on Clothing This post contains information regarding oral sensitivities and oral defensiveness. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When my son was younger, Sensory Processing and Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) were almost unheard of so when he would come home with chewed up pencils, and when he sucked and chewed on his action figures...

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Learning Styles: Why “One Size Fits All” Doesn’t Work Education

Learning Styles: Why “One Size Fits All” Doesn’t Work I am sure many of you have read or heard about the “5 love languages.” I have done my own share of research on this topic and found it fascinating that each person has their own love language in both the way they show love and wish to receive love. I can only imagine the countless number...

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IS MY CHILD READY FOR LEARNING? What Experts Say is Really Needed for Kindergarten Readiness Education

Learning Readiness: What Experts Say is Really Needed for Kindergarten Readiness Every parent wants their child to succeed in school, so when that kindergarten year approaches, you work hard to make sure the child is ready by checking their knowledge of ABC’s, numbers and shapes. You research all the articles on the Internet and Google that give you information about how to help your child...

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