Teaching Strategies and Tips for a Math-related Learning Disability

If you’re a teacher, then this week’s article will be of particular interest to you. It was found on the DO IT website (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) and gives some helpful, proven tips in What are strategies for teaching a student with a math-related learning disability? Dyscalculia (a math-related learning disability) can challenge even the most eager of learners and change how they view math in the future so getting it right is important. … Continue reading Teaching Strategies and Tips for a Math-related Learning Disability

Yes, There Are Happier Mornings Ahead!

Oh mornings. How I used to dread them. So much to do. Not just for myself to get ready and go to work but for my children too! Clothes set out, shoes and backpacks ready, school notes signed, homework checked and ready, lunches made and oh, what day is it today? Silly hair day?  It all seemed like a regular routine in chaos. That is, until someone said, “Why not do it all the night … Continue reading Yes, There Are Happier Mornings Ahead!

Strategies for Executive Functioning Difficulties

Executive functioning skills are the skills that guide our ability to plan, organize, memorize, problem solve and a variety of other life-management tasks. Students who struggle with these skills need support and guidance that will help them navigate the classroom successfully and transfer learned skills to life after school.  The Tool Box has compiled an informative piece on Executive Functioning Skills describing what executive functions are and throughout the piece, where you can find strategies … Continue reading Strategies for Executive Functioning Difficulties