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

How to Prevent and Handle Temper Tantrums

educationandbehavior.com Preface This article illustrates ways for adults to change their own behaviors, in order to prevent and appropriately respond to temper tantrums. In my experience, adults who have or work with children with behavior challenges are often surprised to … 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

Positive Behavior Support for Children on the Autism Spectrum or Children Displaying Challenging Behaviors

http://educationandbehavior.com/ Although this article places emphasis on children on the autism spectrum, much of the article can be applied to any child displaying challenging behaviors. When caring for or working with a child on the autism spectrum, a parent, teacher, … Continue reading

Getting Kids Motivated With Timers

http://educationandbehavior.com/ Timers are an excellent way to motivate your children or students to complete tasks and listen to directions. Here, I will illustrate three ways to use timers with children. 1. Some children have difficulty working for prolonged periods of … Continue reading