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Fun and Effective Tips for Children to Study Content & Vocabulary

Fun and Effective Tips for Children to Study Content & Vocabulary

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Studying can be a frustrating task when it doesn’t feel like you are retaining the concepts, you don’t know what to focus on, you are doing the same repetitive thing over and over, and you don’t feel prepared for the test. When children feel this way they often avoid studying, refuse to study, or shutContinue Reading

3 Ways to Use Timers to Encourage Homework and Chore Completion

3 Ways to Use Timers to Encourage Homework and Chore Completion

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Sometimes getting children to do chores or complete homework can be a challenging task for the adults in their lives. Timers are an excellent way to motivate your child or student(s) to complete tasks and follow directions. Research and reputable resources consistently indicate the benefits of using timers with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) andContinue Reading

6 Ways to Teach Basic Math Concepts with Transformers

6 Ways to Teach Basic Math Concepts with Transformers

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Teaching kids concepts using something they love is a great way to get them motivated. You can take any favorite kids’ toy or food that you have multiples of (e.g., Transformers, Doc McStuffins Characters, Legos, Hot Wheels, Matchbox Cars, Cheerios, Gummy Bears) and use them to create a math lesson (let your child choose whatContinue Reading

8 Unique Studying Tips for College Students with ADHD

8 Unique Studying Tips for College Students with ADHD

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*Many of the tips in this article can also be taught to middle and high school students. School was never really a problem for me – until I went to college and hit a brick wall. I didn’t know how to study, and I didn’t know that I didn’t know how to study. I thoughtContinue Reading

How to Use Graphic Organizers to Improve Reading Comprehension, Writing, Listening, Note Taking, and Study Skills

How to Use Graphic Organizers to Improve Reading Comprehension, Writing, Listening, Note Taking, and Study Skills

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A graphic organizer provides learners with a visual representation of information, concepts, or ideas. Graphic organizers are often used to help children understand what they are reading or to organize information in order to report it, such as through writing or an oral presentation like a speech. Graphic organizers can also be used to takeContinue Reading