Disney Pixar Inside Out inspired Teaching Emotions craft & Activities. LOVE the idea with the paint chips and words to visual for kids who need help describing how they feel. Perfect asperger's / autism tool and social skills group idea.
As we are talking about prompts, I thought it important to define prompts before we talk about how to use them and fade them. First, a prompt is anything you add to instruction to help the student get to the right response. This means that it includes pretty much anything that is done after the …
There has been a lot of back and forth about the merit of attachment parenting, a style of parenting that emphasizes the importance of a secure and close relationship between the parent and child. It seems like there is value in understanding the fundamentals of attachment theory, first articulated by John Bowlby in the 1940s and expanded on by Mary Ainsworth in the 1960s and 1970s.
April is Autism Awareness Month: How You Can Raise Awareness in Your School
I love having April as that extra reminder & prompt to help teach my school about autism. Through classroom lessons & discussion prompts, we really can share autism awareness throughout our schools & beyond! From theautismhelper.com
Accountable Talk Bubbles for Literacy & Problem Solving
Accountable Talk Bubbles for Literacy & Problem Solving - Student led conversations accountable to the learning content or text is the heart of accountable talk. Accountable talk can be taught and used in any grade level or subject area. The talk bubbles are simply a visual reminder of how people respectfully share opinions, ideas, and thoughts.
In last week’s post I discussed how to become a playful artist with a sensory needs child. This is an important topic because playing in the arts is an intervention that stimulates the limbic brain. It invites collaboration which evokes the natural genius in both the adult and child.
10 Activities and You Tube Songs to Explore Emotions