Parent Resources Resources for Parents I LOVE Model Me Kids videos and so do my students! I highly recommend this resource! Task Analysis & Chaining - Kansas City Behavior Analysts Sometimes entire task presentation is overwhelming. Think of preparing a 5 course meal for a crowd of 200, building a car engine or completing a physics problem. Yikes!
Sites for Autistic Support Teachers! AdaptedLearning.com A new site from Mayer-Johnson! This site provides an endless amount of Boardmaker files! You must have Boardmaker to open the files. Southern California Autism Training Collaborative Website Lots of examples of structured work jobs. Cutting Practice - 5 More Scissor Activities for Kids Cutting practice – 5 more fun and easy materials to help kids develop their scissor skills! I’m not sure what it is about scissors that toddlers find so fascinating. Is it the cutting action? That unmistakeable “snip-snip-snip? The paper clippings fluttering to the floor? Whatever it is, kids just love cutting. welcome to behaviorguy.com! What is Applied Behavior Analysis? Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a branch of psychology that effects socially significant behavior change; that is to say that behavior analysts deal with behaviors that are of concern to the individual or his community. Applied Behavior Analysis is a science, and utilizes data collection and scientific analysis to determine treatment design and efficacy.
Organizers Graphic organizer, concept mapping, and mind mapping examples. Graphic organizers can take many forms as per the table lower down. Graphic organizers can help motivate, increase recall, assist understanding, create interest, combat boredom and organize thoughts. Some more forms: Clock, Cluster/Word Web, Describing Wheel, E-Chart, Fact and Opinion, Five W's Chart, Flow Chart, Four-Column Chart, Garden Gate, Goal-Reasons Web, Hierarchy chart, Ice-Cream Cone, Idea Rake, Idea Wheel, , Inverted Triangle, ISP Chart, KWHL Chart, KWL Chart, KWS Chart, Ladder, Observation Chart, Persuasion Map, Planning Chart, Problem Solution Chart, Progress Report, Sandwich, Sense Chart, Sequence Chart, Spider Map, Step-by-Step Chart, Story Map 1, T-Chart, Think-Pair-Share, Ticktacktoe, Time Line, Time-Order Chart, Tree Chart, Venn Diagram. Graphic organizers are valuable tools for teaching/instruction. Unlike others, graphic organizers demonstrate a felxibility and endlessness in choices of use.
Hidden Shapes in the Salt TrayLearning 4 Kids What shapes can you find in the salt tray? They are hidden under the salt; use your paint brush to sift through the salt to see if you can find them…. Hiding black paper shapes in our homemade Rainbow Salt Tray and searching for them is a fun, engaging and motivating activity for kids to learn about their shapes. What you will need? For this activity we have re-used our Rainbow Salt Tray from a previous activity and added black paper cut out shapes. Firstly I removed all the salt from the tray and sticky taped 6 main shapes we have been learning onto the rainbow paper.
Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American People A growing body of evidence demonstrates that behavioral science insights -- research findings from fields such as behavioral economics and psychology about how people make decisions and act on them -- can be used to design government policies to better serve the American people. Where Federal policies have been designed to reflect behavioral science insights, they have substantially improved outcomes for the individuals, families, communities, and businesses those policies serve. For example, automatic enrollment and automatic escalation in retirement savings plans have made it easier to save for the future, and have helped Americans accumulate billions of dollars in additional retirement savings. Similarly, streamlining the application process for Federal financial aid has made college more financially accessible for millions of students. NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, I hereby direct the following:
calming the senses with weighted blankets « Craft Nectar Note from Weeks: Both my husband and daughter are restless sorts. When our daughter was little and we went to a restaurant, Bill would take her out to run up and down the sidewalk while I paid the bill so she wouldn’t start squirming at the table. scissor skills exercises for kids - developing cutting skills in toddlers 5 fun cutting activities to help toddlers and preschoolers develop their scissor skills. A couple of questions that I often hear from parents with young children are: “how can I help my child improve her scissor skills“, and “when should my child start using scissors“. Read on to see how I introduce the hooligans, at a young age, to using scissors with a variety of fun and simple materials for cutting. We don’t have an end result in mind when we’re using these materials. These activities are experimenting, having fun, and the excitement that the little ones express whey they have success. I’ve put these cutting exercises in order ranging from easiest to most advanced.
Kids Get Control Over Bedtime With The Bedtime Pass When I first heard about the New York Times bestseller called Go The F— to Sleep, my only wish was that I had written it, because I sure thought it a thousand times when my kids were little. And clearly, so have millions of other parents who face that time of day with equal parts dread and exhaustion: bedtime. But there is hope — and it comes in the form of a solution that is so simple, and thus far so successful, you will be smacking your forehead wondering, "Why didn't I think of that?" (Sort of like me and that book.) It's called "the bedtime pass," and it works like this: Every night, parents give their child a five-by-seven card that is the bedtime pass. They explain to their child that the pass is good for one excused departure from the bedroom per night, whether that's to use the bathroom, get one more hug, report a scary dream, whatever.
39 Ways to Play and Learn with Playdough Looking for playdough ideas for kids? There’s so much potential in humble playdough, whether you buy yours or make your own. Here are 39 playdough ideas for kids, including ways to create, build, play, and learn with playdough. After posting about cooked versus no cook playdough recipes the other day, I thought I’d follow with a round up of ways for kids to use and play with the playdough. I began with links to my many playdough posts, but then went a little crazy and added all kinds of other playdough fun found around the web.
Do you really understand selection by consequences? By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org B. F. Skinner is best known for the development of operant conditioning — the process by which the consequences of our behavior affect the future probability of its recurrence given particular antecedent conditions.