Heading Back, Ready to Read
Make the new school year productive from the start with these tips and tools for tailoring reading instruction to your students' needs.
An important part of instruction for struggling students is the use of the right intervention at the right time. This chart, with interventions for each of the five components of literacy, can help you make the best choice for your students.
This article features activities designed to help young students hear differences between sounds, identify initial and final phonemes, and count syllables.
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Use these five homework strategies, which include prioritizing tasks and setting up a positive workspace, to help your student stay on track.
In this personal story, a mother describes her journey toward understanding her son's ADHD and the positive attributes that come with it.
A special education teacher wants to know: The school district wants me to use a curriculum that has not been effective for my students with special needs. What can I do?
Matt Cohen, an expert on special ed law, says there are several legal paths this teacher can take under No Child Left Behind, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and possibly even his collective bargaining agreement.
In this book, Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?, and Dale Brown describe the rights guaranteed to job-hunters with disabilities and offer tips for getting hired.
Is your child still learning what it means to have a disability? These books explain the different types of disabilities in terms kids can understand and can help them not feel so alone.