I remember back in the spring when we were in remote learning; kids could not wait to get back to in-person learning. I am sure this is something that was on their minds all summer. Now that we are back in school, full time, they are not happy. School is not the same and kids,… Continue reading School is not the same.
What are good tools for Differentiated Reading Instruction? There are some great sites now that allow for the easy leveling of readings, while still maintaining the same overall content objective. It is also worth considering does material need to be differentiated for level or access to benefit each learner. Some students struggle with decoding text… Continue reading Question of the Day 8/13/2020
These YouTube Read-Alouds Are Perfect For Young Readers – IMSE – Journal | IMSE – Journal — Read on journal.imse.com/these-youtube-read-alouds-are-perfect-for-young-readers/
Southport CoLAB would like to share a site where I am curating free resources that could be considerations for using with students with language based learning disabilities. — Read on sites.google.com/southportcolab.org/teacher-edtech-resources/home
As part of the effort to support the teachers in my school I made a site to share free resources, ones free in this time of CoVid and ones that are always free. There are many other EdTech tools available, these have been vetted to support my colleagues who are looking to differentiate and accommodate… Continue reading Free Teaching Resources
One of my favorite tools for a long time is Classkick. This is a tool that will work with any device! It works in a web browser or has an app. And it is one of the wonderful Ed-tech tools that is providing their premium features for free right now in this time of school… Continue reading One of my favorite tools, perfect for distance learning.
Thank you to InnovateCT for allowing me to do this webinar on various tools related to Executive Functioning and Note-Taking. This is a quick discussion on options that exist, by no means all options that exist. Viewers will are given thoughts on considerations for tools. https://youtu.be/lJop1lL5Ijg
Led by Southport School teachers and collaborators, this workshop series will share strategies for working with students with learning differences at home and in the classroom. Parents, teachers, and administrators are invited to learn more about how we can work as a community to impact the nearly 1 in 5 students with learning and attention… Continue reading The Southport School Collaborative PD Summer Series
The idea of students with learning differences slipping through the cracks is not a new topic to consider. Yet what amazes me here in 2018 is that the one learning disability (LD) that continues to greatly slip through is dyslexia. The following definition of dyslexia can be found at the International Dyslexia Association website (IDA):… Continue reading Slipping through the cracks
I was laughing with a colleague this morning that, yet again, each of us made a resolution to engage in more mindfulness and not let the stresses of life take over. Last fall was busy for each of us and this upcoming winter is not slated to be any calmer. So I am looking to… Continue reading Meeting the challenges for returning from an extended school break.