Classroom, Elementary, High School, Junior High, school

Tips For Supporting Students With Messy or Disorganized Work

We all know how it feels to pick up a piece of student work to grade and not even be able to read it because it’s so messy. This can be frustrating because, not only is it difficult to decipher, we can’t crawl into a student’s hand and get them to print and draw clearer.… Continue reading Tips For Supporting Students With Messy or Disorganized Work

Elementary, High School, Junior High, school

Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Memory

It can be really difficult to support students who have difficulty remembering things. In particular, this happens so frequently with our students who have ADHD and, of course, those with low working memory. It can be so difficult for these kiddos to focus and then to recall information. Sometimes it seems like nothing we do… Continue reading Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Memory

Classroom, Elementary, Junior High, school

Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Transitions

It can be very difficult to help kids who struggle during transitions because there's always so much going on! Especially new or lesser-experienced teachers may not even recognize that there are any issues until a problem comes up. There are many reasons why students may struggle with transitions. They may be overly energetic, the sounds… Continue reading Tips for Supporting Students Who Struggle With Transitions

Classroom, Elementary, Junior High, school

Tips For Students With Who Can’t Sit Still

So many students have a difficult time sitting still during class time. I don’t blame them, it’s hard for me too! Seriously, I’m that teacher during Professional Development days that’s at the back of the room stretching, going to the bathroom 20 times just to get a walk in, and colour coding all my pens.… Continue reading Tips For Students With Who Can’t Sit Still

Classroom, Curriculum, Elementary, High School, Junior High, school

Tips for Supporting Students with Low Self-Esteem

Some of the students we see each day have extremely low self-esteem. These kiddos often have a bad habit of putting themselves down a lot. I personally see this quite a bit with students diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder. These students often frequently put themselves down and make negative comments about themselves to… Continue reading Tips for Supporting Students with Low Self-Esteem

Classroom, Elementary, Junior High, school

Tips for Students Who Have Difficulty During Unstructured Time

During the school day, there are a significant number of times when students engage in unstructured times. For example, recess, lunch break, getting ready at lockers, moving through the hallways, and so on. The vast majority of students do absolutely fine during these times. However, some can be triggered and have issues with peers or… Continue reading Tips for Students Who Have Difficulty During Unstructured Time