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A graphic organizer is a simple paper tool that uses drawings or words to express knowledge, thoughts, or ideas. They are particularly helpful for young students to organize and sequence facts, concepts or steps for problem s... Read more
Many children tend to be impulsive and have trouble planning ahead, keeping up with long-term projects, making thoughtful decisions, and turning in all of their homework. These abilities are all a part of executive functionin... Read more
Many parents are shopping for school supplies, and most are using the list of supplies provided by their child’s school. Some students have problems keeping up with their school “stuff.” These kids lose penc... Read more
At the beginning of every school year, teachers strive to get their classroom management strategies in place. They do this to provide a safe and predictable school environment for all students.
Now is a great time to organiz... Read more
“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.”
—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Did you know Martin Luther King Day has morphed into an official “Day of Service?” If you check the website, MLK... Read more
|A Gratitude Shout-Out From Our “SchoolFamily” To Yours
Nov 16, 2011 - Posted by Carissa Rogers in Teacher Appreciation, School Volunteers, PTOs and PTAs, Organization, Middle School, High School, Extracurricular Activities, Elementary School, Carissa Rogers, After-School
Our family’s world revolves around the activities of our three school-age kids. And as much as it often looks like we don’t know whether we’re coming or going… all those activities we&rsq... Read more
There is a great article you might enjoy reading: Executive Function—A New Lens Through Which to View Your Child. What I like the most about it is that it focuses on how a better understanding of your child's stren... Read more
|Help Teachers Get the Supplies They Need Through TeacherWishList.com
Aug 03, 2011 - Posted by SchoolFamily in Teachers, Teacher Appreciation, PTOs and PTAs, Parent Involvement, Organization, Middle School, High School, Elementary School, Contest, Back to School
Did you know that on average, teachers spend $462 of their own money to buy supplies for their classroom?
Enter TeacherWishList.com! This new site was launched last week by School Family Media (our parent compan... Read more
Students with organizational difficulties often struggle in school. If extreme, they can be the reason for school failure. In order to do well in school, a student needs to complete the correct homework assignments each nig... Read more
Having the right tools in one place can make homework less of a struggle. At a PTO meeting last night two colleagues and I addressed parent’s concerns about homework.
Mrs. Monteiro, a third grade teacher, told parents ... Read more