Did you know that elephants are the world’s largest land animals? Or that you can differentiate between species of elephants by looking at their ears?
Starting the new year usually involves a little anxiety for students and teachers – getting back into the routine of school days, looking ahead to the busy spring, etc. This year is even more different, with students out of routine, distanced learning, and teachers trying to retain a normal classroom environment.
These free downloadable Thanksgiving-themed critical thinking centers will be sure to please your students! “Who Likes Pumpkin Pie?” and “Sensible Squash” are hands-on center activities that will keep students engaged, especially during the excitement of Thanksgiving festivities.
Spruce up your Thanksgiving feast...while practicing fine motor and writing skills... with this fun, printable art project. Your little turkeys will love it!
Growing frustrated with classroom chatter? It might be time to reevaluate your approach to classroom conversations.
Social and emotional learning carries a powerful boost of success. Children who benefit from SEL instruction are not only better equipped to manage stress and obstacles as an adult, they also have increased academic and relationship outcomes (Durlak et al., 2011). Social and emotional learning can help create adults who are able to cope with stress in life and have empathy for others. CASEL’s Ready to Lead Report states that including SEL instruction increases student achievement scores by 11 percent.
October is here, and that means I get to change my sensory bin for the season! This month I wanted to share a fun one for the teeny tiniest of the bunch. As a School-Based therapist, I don’t get to work with infants anymore, so it’s always fun when I get to share some ideas for those who play with babies!
We absolutely love Fall, Thanksgiving and gathering with our friends and family each year! One thing I really enjoy is coming up with creative additions to our holiday celebration.
Celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day! Try out these four printable activities to get your child thinking about their future! Individually print each activity or print the whole pack!
The reality is that after school programs vary widely in scope, content, and staffing. These variances impact their effectiveness and benefits to students and the communities they serve. After school programs can focus on intervention, remediation, and enrichment.