Monday, December 12, 2016

One Way to Keep 'em Busy This Holiday Season

It sure is a hectic time of year! I always find myself immersed in a sewing, craft, or baking project (or two) and then watch as time seems to slip through my fingers. I'm left questioning my sanity (as I continue to do this year after year) and wondering how to accomplish everything in time for the holidays.

As busy as teachers are, you are still tasked with keeping a class full of excited youngsters engaged in beneficial learning activities, holidays quickly approaching or not.

Enjoy this free Christmas themed rounding activity, perfect for second or third graders. Choose rounding two-digit numbers to the nearest ten, three-digit numbers to the nearest ten, or three-digit numbers to the nearest hundred.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

How to Effectively Review Letters and Sounds the Multi-sensory Way

In a previous post, I wrote about ideas for introducing letters and sounds using Orton-Gillingham or multi-sensory methods with children who benefit from explicit instruction. These ideas can be extended to the daily review of letters and sounds.

Read this post about a variety of ways to review letters and sounds using a multi-sensory approach.