Primary (K-3)

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Calming Measures in the Classroom: Support or Distraction?

Calming measures are methods used by students to regulate their emotions and their engagement in tasks but could they be more distraction than support?

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

The LD@school team has developed a toolkit for educators to use during Learning Disabilities Awareness Month (#LDmonth) to help spread awareness in your school and classroom. You may choose to use one or all of the resources, share with your colleagues, students, parents or your community.

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What are the first steps a teacher should take when they notice a student is having behavioural problems?

Mariem Farag, Special Education Specialist, provides some questions to ask yourself early on when interacting with students who are being labelled as having behavioural problems, to guide your interventions.

By |September 24th, 2021|Categories: Behaviour|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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Webinar Recording – Reaching Our Diamonds in the Rough: Seeing beyond the behaviour

Through real-life stories and experiences, this presentation will cover the strategies and philosophies required to teach students who have been labelled formally and informally as behavioural

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VIDEO: Tory’s Success Story – How Educators Helped Me Succeed

Tory was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia as a child. Watch this video and discover the simple moments of support from caring educators that made all the difference. 

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Building Oral Language Skills through Classroom Instruction: Six High-Yield Strategies to Borrow from the Clinic

This article provides a number of high leverage strategies to target oral language skills that can be adapted for classroom instruction.

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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VIDEO: Using Storybooks to Build Language Skills

Watch this video to learn more about LITES, how it can help students build their oral language skills, and how to implement some of the same strategies in your classroom.

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Should educators prioritize student learning loss or mental health in September?

As we approach a third school year affected by this pandemic, the challenges for those working in schools are very different. And in many ways, the goals won’t be clear until after school begins in September.

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Stop, Observe and Act: A Strategy for Managing Attention, Impulsiveness and Anxiety

ADHD and anxiety have become big problems for classroom teachers. New research on the notion of cognitive control leads us to believe that managing attention, impulsiveness, and anxiety requires several shared skills, which can be taught explicitly. 

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What are some simple ways I can work phonemic awareness into my reading instruction?

Phonemic awareness is not only one of the strongest predictors of reading and writing success, but it is also fun to teach. Here are a few ways that educators can work it into kindergarten and primary classrooms.

By |July 21st, 2021|Categories: Literacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments