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Halloween Activities for Kids – Improve Math Skills… Spooky Thought!October 24th, 2021 2021-10-28T13:59:18-07:00 2021-10-24T09:00:01-07:00
There are so many ways you can improve math skills while having fun on Halloween. Math concepts keep getting refined as you get older. However, these activities can be used at any age for fun learning and review. Remember, sorting and categorizing items is critical to learning math concepts. Classifying is the action of putting objects into sets based on common traits. You can even chart your results.
Tips for Parents at Parent Teacher ConferencesNovember 14th, 2017 2018-12-12T15:54:40-08:00 2017-11-14T12:00:26-08:00
Parent-teacher conferences come around several times a year. This is the perfect time for you to check in and see how your child is doing. Have your kids been turning in their homework? Are they working during class time? Are your kids struggling with their homework? Do your kids like school? So many questions!
Math Skills Improve with Math GameJuly 13th, 2017 2019-03-20T20:35:26-07:00 2017-07-13T12:53:18-07:00
A great game to play at home and to improve your math skills is the Math Zone. Kids happily do more math with the game than if you give them a workbook to work in. I played The Math Zone with one of my students just the other day and we shot a video of it so you’d know what it is like.
5 Tips for a Smooth Transition Back to SchoolAugust 4th, 2015 2016-09-28T08:06:04-07:00 2015-08-04T00:26:49-07:00
From bedtime routines to morning routines, the successful school breakfast and lunch, your kids will be off to a great school year. Read the 5 Tips to a smooth transition back to school and take advantage of the back to school special too.
Learn the 5 Steps to Improve Learning Skills: Reading, Writing, Spelling, & MathSeptember 14th, 2012 2016-03-22T08:33:53-07:00 2012-09-14T19:39:35-07:00
SpecialNeeds.com is sponsoring a FREE webinar: How to Improve Learning Skills: Reading, Writing, Spelling, & Math School has recently started and the homework wars may have already started too! This is the perfect time to learn the 5 steps to improving learning skills! How to Improve Learning Skills: Reading, Writing, Spelling, & Math Reserve your […]
Back to School Tips with Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCETAugust 20th, 2011 2016-08-23T23:05:01-07:00 2011-08-20T17:14:17-07:00
Bonnie Terry, America’s Leading Learning Specialist, shares some of her favorite back to school tips on FOX News Morning Show. Watch here for 3 of Bonnie Terry’s Back to School Tips: Backpack Organization Time Management Secret Tools to Help with Homework: the dreaded word problems and writing assignments (More tips under the video!) Back to […]
Youngest in class get ADHD labelAugust 17th, 2010 2017-02-16T01:25:47-08:00 2010-08-17T12:51:01-07:00
Youngest in class get ADHD label Parents often wonder if they should enter their child into kindergarten when they are very close to the age cutoff for entering school. Should you have them start kindergarten or wait another year? A recent study from Michigan State University shows that kids who are the youngest in their […]
Mid Summer Training – What You Can Do to Prepare Your Kids for SchoolJuly 9th, 2010 2016-02-25T00:47:22-08:00 2010-07-09T15:13:54-07:00
Mid Summer Training – What You Can Do to Prepare Your Kids for School I Can Hardly Believe It? Check it out… The FREE Live Teleseminar is filling up fast – Only 100 68 52 Spots left! Reserve your spot now. Mid-Summer Training Call I have had so many calls from parents recently, wondering how […]
6 Must-do Learning Games & Activities For the SummerJune 3rd, 2010 2010-06-03T16:48:26-07:00 2010-06-03T16:48:26-07:00
Can you do your own summer learning program? Should you do your own summer learning program? Fact: More than half of the achievement gap present in 9th grade between lower- and higher-income children can be explained by summer learning loss. Make Learning Stick with learning games and reading fluency training over the summer. There are […]
A Parent’s ABC’s of ADHDDecember 29th, 2009 2009-12-29T20:33:56-08:00 2009-12-29T20:33:56-08:00
I just read this by Lindsey Petersen of 5kidswdisabilities and thought you would all appreciate it. It rings true for so many parents, not just those of ADHD kids. Hope you enjoy… The ABCs of ADHD December 27, 2009 by 5kidswdisabilities The ABCs of ADHD/ADD I’ve read the articles and books on ADHD. I know […]
Tips for improving sentence writing and grammarMay 29th, 2009 2009-05-29T18:04:23-07:00 2009-05-29T18:04:23-07:00
When I am working with a student who needs help learning how to write a sentence, to improve his sentence writing or to improve his grammar the first thing I do is pull out my Sentence Zone game. This is because it is a hands on game with color-coded cards. Their retention of what I’m […]
Do Odors Help or Hinder Learning?April 23rd, 2009 2016-02-25T00:45:17-08:00 2009-04-23T14:19:27-07:00
I’ve written often about how we learn by seeing, hearing, and doing. But, we also learn through the olfactory system, smell. In fact, smell actually plays an intricate part of our lives, of our sensory world, in the way we act. The process of recognition of a place is accomplished by our sense of smell. […]
Question about The Comprehension Zone Game: Reading ComprehensionMarch 30th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2009-03-30T06:51:27-07:00
Hi Bonnie, I’d like to place an order for a product of yours, but I have not been able to locate any age or grade range for any of the items. Can you tell me for whom the Comprehension Zone is appropriate? Thanks, Susan Taber Hi Susan, The Comprehension Zone can be used from 2nd […]
Is the informal LD dyslexia assessment tool designed for parents so that they in turn could arrive at a decision for formal evaluation?March 2nd, 2009 2009-03-02T20:01:43-08:00 2009-03-02T20:01:43-08:00
Laura Doto wrote me several questions regarding the Learning Difficulty/Disability Assessment Tool and Informal Comprehensive Identification Tool. I will be responding to them over the next several days. Hi Bonnie — Congratulations! — I have a few questions about the pre-screening tool: Is the informal assessment tool designed for parents so that they in turn […]