Tag archives for organization

Problem: “I don’t know!” Solution: Circle and underline

When presented with a written assignment, some students are often overwhelmed with the "wall of words", and when you ask them what they need to do, their answer most of the time is "I don't know."  One way to help them is to use the first step in the EmPOWER: A Method for Teaching Expository Writing by Bonnie Singer and Anthony Read full article »

Keep Track of Everything with Thse 4 ADHD-Friendly Products

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/6146.html The Find One, Find All (via FindOneFindAll.com) This Finding Essential is a battery-powered, radio-controlled homing device that you attach to the two items you never want to lose -- your keys and wallet. Put the fob on your keys and the credit-card-sized device in your wallet. When you press a button on the locator, the devices ring like a cell phone Read full article »

Watches That Improve ADHD Children’s Focus, Memory, and Sense of Time

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/7147.html Parents and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) children tested and reviewed three new watches that promise to grab your child's attention and teach them valuable lessons about schedules and responsibility. WatchMinder2 (watchminder.com; $79.95) Reviewer: Nancy, mom of Jason, 14 The Challenge: My son’s teachers have told me that he “spaces out” in class, and I’m worried that he will fall behind. Cell Read full article »

ADHD School Organization: A Clean Locker

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/829.html It's all too easy to forget the importance of a student's locker. Sure, it's that place where your child keeps his "stuff," but a locker should ideally be a well-organized base of school-day operations. What it often becomes, however, is a disaster area. When your child with attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD) can't find things in his locker, he'll show Read full article »

School Organization Tips for Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities

http://www.additudemag.com/RCLP/sub/2743.html Organizing School Schedules, Homework, ADHD Medications and Backpacks Back-to-school organization tips for your child with attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD) or learning disabilities including... •Get all homework assignments in writing and keep them in one notebook •Color-code books and supplies by subject •Secure one set of books for home and one for school Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!