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

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

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