Young Children with Disabilities: How Play and Learning Skills are Affected

Children with disabilities will have significant differences in how they approach play and what they will experience during that play. They are limited in their ability to participate in self-initiated and self-regulated free play. This can cause an impact on … Continue reading “Young Children with Disabilities: How Play and Learning Skills are Affected”

Finding Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities and Developmental Disorders

Introduction: Why Assistive Technology? You may wonder why there is a need for assistive technology devices and services for students with specific learning disabilities. The most direct answer is that the use of assistive technology provides these students with similar … Continue reading “Finding Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities and Developmental Disorders”

Creative ESL "Telling Time" Vocabulary English Lesson For Ages 5-7

Teaching Children Numbers in ESL For children to be able to tell the time in English they must be able to count from one to twelve. There are hundreds of language games enabling teachers to teach English vocabulary to children … Continue reading “Creative ESL "Telling Time" Vocabulary English Lesson For Ages 5-7”

Autobiography Lesson for Middle School and High School Students

Read a Published Autobiography or Biography When middle school or high school students are assigned to write an autobiography, it can be a daunting task. The teacher needs to set up a defined set of tasks for the students to … Continue reading “Autobiography Lesson for Middle School and High School Students”

Bread and Jam for Frances Lesson Plan: Proper Nutrition for Picky Eaters

For Picky Eaters In the beloved old favorite, Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban, Frances becomes a picky eater. All she likes to eat is bread and jam. In this lesson students will learn the nutrition terms, balance, … Continue reading “Bread and Jam for Frances Lesson Plan: Proper Nutrition for Picky Eaters”

Emergent Writing Stages and History of Emergent Writing

Definition and History Emergent writing stages can be defined as a theory of literacy development. It refers to the dynamic and overlapping stages of early writing ability that all children pass through, leading up to conventional writing. The theory evolved … Continue reading “Emergent Writing Stages and History of Emergent Writing”