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

educationandbehavior.com 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 … Continue reading

Helpful Strategies to Develop or Improve Spelling

educationandbehavior.com As a school psychologist, I have worked with many children who have trouble with spelling. Common spelling mistakes include Using the wrong consonant (e.g., spelling cat as kat) Using the wrong vowel (e.g., spelling seat as seet) Leaving out … Continue reading

Teaching Proper Pencil Grip to Develop or Improve Handwriting

educationandbehavior.com When learning to write, some children have difficulty developing proper pencil grip. Holding a pencil with proper grip and strength can make a big difference in a child’s handwriting. Parents and teachers can use strategies to help children improve … Continue reading

A Great Place to Purchase Supplies to Support Kids’ Development!

educationandbehavior.com Discount School Supply® has over 6,000 products from over 25 different categories. The established leader in Arts & Crafts products, Discount School Supply also offers broad assortments in other categories, including Dramatic Play; Active Play; Infant & Toddlers; Furniture, … Continue reading

78 Free IPAD Apps to Help With Learning, Behavior, and Language Development

The IPAD is an extremely useful tool for helping children develop skills. A variety of free apps are designed to help with learning, behavior, and/or language development. There are also several apps specifically created with children with autism in mind. I … Continue reading

Ongoing Behavior or Academic Problems At School: Facts to Know

educationandbehavior.com You have the right to request that your child receive an in-school evaluation by a school psychologist. While evaluations by school psychologists are done to determine eligibility for special education, they can also provide you with a lot of … Continue reading

Writing Help: Using a Graphic Organizer for Fiction

educationandbehavior.com A graphic organizer allows students to map out ideas in a visual way. With a graphic organizer, the child can connect information, thoughts, or parts of a story, to see how they relate to one another. Once they can … Continue reading

Guided Writing

http://educationandbehavior.com/ It is very common for young children or children with learning or developmental disabilities to have trouble organizing their thoughts in order to put them into well written sentences or paragraphs. Students with writing difficulties may try to avoid … Continue reading