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

Math Problem Solving Strategies: Keywords, Relevant Information, Creating Visuals

educationandbehavior.com Many times children have trouble solving word problems because they do not know which operation (+, -,  X, ÷) to use to solve the problem.  When trying to figure out which operation to use, it is important to pay attention … Continue reading

Strategies to Help Children Learn Sight Words

educationandbehavior.com What Are Sight Words? Sight words are commonly used words in literature that young children are encouraged to remember and recognize just by looking at them, without sounding them out. Once a child learns all the sight words on … Continue reading

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

Strategies for Reading Comprehension: Planning, Monitoring, Evaluating

http://educationandbehavior.com/ When teaching children how to become effective readers, model for them how to take steps to ensure they understand what they are reading. After modeling these steps, have them practice their newly learned skills as independently as possible, providing … Continue reading

How Math Games Can Help

http://educationandbehavior.com/ Children learning math concepts benefit from seeing the problems visually and participating in the problem. Visual representation of a math problem makes a huge difference in getting the concept across to the student. Below are examples of some fun … 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

Learning Through Music

http://educationandbehavior.com/ Music can be a  fun and effective teaching tool. YouTube.com has thousands of videos to help kids learn through music. A great example is Kidstv123. They have hundreds of songs covering topics for young and older kids alike. Topics … Continue reading