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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Track Your Common Core Lessons

Need to track when you taught the common core domain and strands?  Here is a great website that has forms  you can download and use or if you are a Google Docs user you can save in Google Docs and edit them there.

Here's a brief summary from the website:
"you need to help you keep track of the standards taught in your classroom.  Use these to make sure you are addressing all that you need to teach throughout the course of the school year.   Keep track of when you have introduced, retaught and assessed each indicator."

Here's the link:

The website has other great information and resources, too. This one just was so great I had to share.


Saturday, September 29, 2012

Student Center Activities & CCSS

Great activities and information aligned to the Common Core Standards can be found at the  link.   They have them by grade level and the student activities are not only fun, but aligned to the CCSS!   Check them out today!!

Friday, September 21, 2012 has shared: What is “Stimming” and Why is it Important?

What is "Stimming" and Why is it Important?
September 20, 2012 By Gavin Bollard, Does your special needs, child frequently rock, bob their knee, make annoying humming noises, squint or smell strange things that they shouldn’t?  These behaviours are sensory, stimulation or stimming, and they’re not simply normal. For a child on the autism spectrum, , they’re an essential part of coping with life. Stimming, involves supplying feedback to the senses. There are five commonly discussed senses; sight, , hearing, , smell, , taste, and touc... sent this using ShareThis. Please note that ShareThis does not verify the ownership of this email address.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Candy Experiments!! Wow!

Candy Experiments... what could be sweeter!!   All candy, all the time!

These are simple, great experiments for all ages to perform, write about them and then while you are working on them, then eat or taste some of the experiment sources (please watch to not eat the experiments AFTER!).

Sunday, September 9, 2012

A great website for Speech and Language (SLA) skills.  There are several sites and some really great information and it's free, too!!