Ideas to promote oral awareness and hygiene!
We all know that building classroom community is HUGE, and that the time we invest from the beginning will pay off -big time. Learning to identify names, write names, and say classmate’s names is essential for classroom community in preschool and kindergarten. Here are some cool ways to get started!
Actually, you can get a zillion free all over the internet. So then, why do I spend so many hours researching and creating quality handwriting products? I have spend a good deal of my life’s work around developing effective handwriting products that adhere to research-based best practices. If you are a parent teacher, or a therapist, your efforts at teaching efficient legible penmanship could be enhanced by using these best practices.
Is this too difficult for this child right now? We all know that finding the just right challenge for our students is essential! By following a developmental sequence of writing expectations we can avoid many behavioral problems.
Watch this Awesome Guy show us his amazing growth in hand skills in one year’s time. It all began here when he learned to isolate his index finger, but take a look at him now! Also learn an Occupational therapist’s trick for teaching pencil grasp to a child with low muscle tone and poor hand strength!
Do you have children who have problems with persistent reversals? Do you know a child who consistently confuses the letter b with d, d with p, p with q, or other combinations? Phonics, reading, & handwriting instruction is not enough for some children! Would you like to teach your children to consistently read & write these confusing letters? Contemporary dyslexia research finds….
What are tongs, tweezers, and clips? How can each of them be used to enhance fine motor development?
CVC Independent Work: With Freebie Short e, Short a, and Short i Word Families, Pre-primer and Primer Sentence Building. Great for Daily 5. Scaffolded and engaging worksheets will help keep your learners productive while you are leading other small groups.
Take a look at the apps I use in therapy and read about two super guys in action!