This summer, paint your classroom! Here’s why: Color has an impact on students’ ability to learn, grow and achieve. As it turns out, quite a lot. Bright colors and fun shapes engage kids and boost their creativity. And yet, many students spend the majority of their school day in drab, monochr [...]
Speech-to-text can be a real game-changer in the classroom, especially for students who have difficulty getting their thoughts onto paper. And today, speech-to-text programs and apps are available on more computers, tablets and smartphones than ever before – making this teaching strategy an option f [...]
According to The Forest School Association, "a Forest School is an inspirational process, that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees."
There are very few schools for students with special needs or learning disabilities in China. This is particularly true outside major cities like Beijing and Shanghai. However, in the heart of Changzhou. I visited a school for students with autism.
Dear Susan: I have a question about one of the fidget tools that you mentioned in a teaching strategies workshop we attended with you at Henry Wilson Memorial last year.