Reading Comprehension Strategies: Chunking, Monitoring, Listening

educationandbehavior.com This article discusses how chunking, monitoring, and listening strategies help improve reading comprehension. Chunking means to to break up text that may be too long or difficult for a child, into manageable sections or “chunks.” Chunking helps students organize … Continue reading

Have You Tried These Strategies for Children With ADHD?

educationandbehavior.com While this article has a primary focus on children with ADHD, the strategies discussed here can be utilized to help any child with challenging behaviors. Children with ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms frequently have difficulty at school. They often get … 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

Strategies for Reading Comprehension: Making Connections

educationandbehavior.com For students to understand what they are reading, it is very helpful for them to learn how to make connections between the text and their own knowledge and experiences. Making connections while reading helps the reader monitor his own … 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

Math Strategies: Teaching Mental Math (Basic Addition)

educationandbehavior.com When children are learning basic math facts it is important for them to make sense of number combinations.¬†Concepts that may seem like common sense to an adult often need to be explicitly taught to a child, with clear examples … Continue reading

Teaching Kids to Read

educationandbehavior.com In order to become an effective reader, children first need to understand the relationship between letters and sounds. Once letter sound correspondence is firmly ingrained in a child’s head, they will start to recognize familiar words effortlessly and figure … Continue reading