Using Read Alouds to Build Community - Teaching with Jillian Starr
A few weeks ago, I posted about my favorite Back To School Read Alouds. Today I wanted to expand on that post share how I use read alouds in the classroom to build community throughout the year. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE read alouds! I loved them when I taught first and third grade, and I still do in second. Why? Well, I
7 Effective Consequence Ideas That Prepare Kids for the Real World-Word From The Bird
A logical example list of healthy consequences for kids - that actually work! Discipline done right can be beneficial for everyone in the family.
How to Discipline a Child with ADHD: 19 ADHD Parenting Tips that Work
Improve your child's focus, concentration, self-control, and overall behavior with these ADHD parenting tips and discipline strategies!
Free Reading Intervention Strategies to Ease Teacher Stress
Intervention in reading can be the difference that changes a student's path. What teacher doesn’t want to be that difference? But, finding time or...
How to Make the Ultimate Calming Corner
How to make a calming corner that supports self-regulation and use it effectively, including what to do when your child refuses to use the calming corner.
23 Tips for Creating an Effective Calm Down Kit for Your Anxious Child
6 coping skills and 17 effective tools to include in your child's calm down kit to help regulate emotions at home, school, or on the go!
Feel better flower.
Last nights therapy session focused on being able to identify things we can and cannot control. Hayden traced her hand on a piece of blank c...
FREE Distance Learning Tips Social Story for children
I've written another FREE story to help children, teachers and families that may be struggling with some aspects of distance learning. This story was inspired by teacher Jen Ruskowski. She wrote to me asking if I could help write a story for a student who needed some tips:). From what I've seen a...
Mindfulness for Kindergarten: 4 Strategies to Get Your Students Engaged
Are you trying to teach mindfulness in Kindergarten and struggling to get buy-in or focus? Try these 4 mindfulness for Kindergarten strategies!
Early Screening For Reading Success - Simply Kinder
Early screening for reading is so important. Do you have a student who is not graspins the letters or no phonemic awareness - start here.
Tattling vs. Reporting - Character Education | Social Emotional Learning SEL
Readers With Character is a collection of Social & Emotional Learning / Character Education Lessons for the general education classroom teacher.Digital menu for distance learning included.▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁HOW ARE THESE LESSONS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER SEL/CHARACTER ED LESSONS?⇨ ...
Calm Down Kit
This pack contains resources to set up a Calm Down Corner in your room. Included;1) Steps to Calm Down Poster2) How Are You Feeling Chart? x2 3) Calm Down Cards - suggestions for things that students can do to calm down. Now includes TWO versions; text and text with visuals (includes blank cards to ...