The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia is a two year Orton-Gillingham based curriculum written by the staff of the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) in Dallas, Texas. It was built on the successes of three previous dyslexia interventions developed by the staff of TSRHC: Alphabetic Phonics, Dyslexia Training Program, and TSRH Literacy Program. Take Flight is a curriculum that is evidence-based and backed by research. Click to read the Research Summary. Take Flight is designed specifically for individuals who have a language-based learning difference (dyslexia), the 10 – 15% of the population who may be unable to remember two-dimensional symbols, letters, or words easily. These individuals require intervention that utilizes special methods and materials.
Page 7: Collect Data: Direct Observations Page 7: Collect Data: Direct Observations In addition to the information gathered from interviews and rating scales, data from direct observations can offer insight into when, where, and how often a behavior occurs, as well as how long it lasts. A direct observation occurs when someone actually sees the student in the classroom setting and gathers data on the problem behavior. Lesson plan: Wh- questions – English primary teacher Hello again! today I want to work with my students the grammar topic about Wh- questions, because they sometimes have problems confunding them. So I planned three activities to learn them. First of all, they cut and colour the flower with the wh- words and stick in their notebooks. How to Choose a Co-Teaching Model 6 Models of Co-Teaching: Pros and Cons One Teaching, One Observing: As a supervisor, I’ve seen this model implemented both with purpose and without. It takes time to develop a working relationship with another teacher.
New Strategies in Special Education as Kids Learn From Home Around the nation, K–12 schools are frantically trying to adapt to abrupt closures during the coronavirus. But while all teachers are struggling with the new normal, special education teachers in particular are facing unparalleled challenges transitioning both their teaching—and their students and families—to home-based instruction tailored to each student’s needs. “When you say ‘special education,’ you are talking about an umbrella of ages, interests, abilities, and disabilities, within which are individual needs identified by their Individualized Education Program,” explains Margaret Shafer, a third-grade teacher in Morton, Illinois, echoing questions raised by our readers, who wonder how they can provide sufficient support for each of their students who each have very different requirements to learn. But though the new reality is a sudden and upsetting shift, special education educators already have some ideas on how to make the best of it. Setting up Home-Based Learning
Such Fun! Group 7/8, Jobs, Lesson 3: Murder Mystery by Martin B on Genially board For the objectivesClick here Objectives for the lesson.We will solve a murderWe will do an interviewWe will learn aboutjobs by reading descriptionsWe will listen to storiesWe will write down what happened. 6 Ways to Give Effective Individual Feedback As the boss, it's your job to bring out the best in every member of your team. Inevitably, this means you will have to give individual feedback along the way, but how can you be sure your advice will be taken to heart and not met with defensiveness? These six entrepreneurs share their experiences giving and receiving feedback.
BATTLESHIP: IRREGULAR VERBS Much to learn, you still have. – Joda. Despite the evidence that the number of irregular verbs is declining in the English language, there is no danger they will disappear, and the struggle will continue. There are many attempts to find a shortcut in learning irregular verbs, yet with all the options and “magic tricks” available, learning these verbs requires much memorization, drilling and practice. Lesson plans for teachers Common Core Implementation Kit enables the creation of a Common Core State Standards aligned lesson plan with a few easy clicks. Common Core operates from within Word 2013 and provides daily learning targets for Common Core State Standards, along with instructional notes, student friendly “I Can” statements, vocabulary lists, differentiation ideas, activity ideas, assessment ideas, common student misconceptions, and links to open educational resources aligned to the standards. Save time planning lessons and locating resources for your students The Common Core Implementation Kit is a free tool that makes it easy for teachers to create Language Arts and Math lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards all from within Microsoft Word 2013. Common Core consists of a series of course-specific Microsoft Word templates that access Common Core information through a Microsoft Office Task Pane that is displayed next to the lesson plan document. System requirements
PLAY & LEARN “Life is more fun if you play games.”Roald Dahl Today is the first day of another 365-day journey of ELT-CATION around the sun, so I thought it would be a good idea to list the top 10 most liked games posted on ELT-CATION by now. They are low-cost, learning rich and work really well in the classroom. The players take turns to make a shot at the opponent, by calling out the coordinates of a square. The opponent responds with the verb in the square. The player should give its second or third form (or both) to learn whether it’s a “hit” if it hits a ship or a “miss” if it misses.
edutopia By the time many students reach middle school, they no longer have books read aloud to them at home or at school. But research shows benefits of hearing books read aloud, including improved comprehension, reduced stress, and expanded exposure to different types of materials. For five minutes of each class period, I read aloud to my middle school students. Select a free English topic from the 100+ topics available Each topic has 10 pictures (Beginner) or 20 pictures (Intermediate) with their accompanying written texts and spoken English recordings. There are 56 Beginner topics and 58 Intermediate topics to choose from. All the topics are free to use. They are suitable for adults, students and children starting to learn English as a second language. English Activities is a free online resource consisting of English lessons, English games and English tests to help both adults and kids studying ESL & EFL English. See the Help box below for instructions on how to select the first EFL ESL topic you wish to study.
Nce Tools Learning Behavior Specialist Program This page is designed to provide students, faculty, adjuncts, and supervisors in the Special Education Teacher Preparation program with the necessary forms, applications, evaluation tools and handbooks. Click here to read Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I) Approval/Endorsement Information Handbooks & Materials for Candidates Dumb Ways to Die Happy New Year from allatc! In December just gone, three separate people sent this video and issued a challenge to do something with it – never something we were going to be able to resist! It’s very funny, full of wonderful vocabulary and has allowed us to make use of the fabulous eltpics website. It’s also our first blog post to use content from Australia – something long overdue. And it has a dance routine… Click here for the Teacher’s Notes.