Top Secret: Kids know everything. But sometimes it’s better if they don’t. When co-teaching, it’s absolutely necessary to communicate- But not always in front of the children. Try creating both code word(s) and non-verbal cue(s) with each other in the classroom so you can communicate and not make it obvious to the kids. For […]
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CO-TEACHING IS TOUGH. TEACHERS ARE TOUGHER. We understand co-teaching is even more difficult than teaching solo! We can help. Check out these tips to make both your lives easier, right from the beginning: First things first, have the “Getting-to-Know-You Discussion”- Make sure you hash these things out before the beginning of the school year. 1.) Decide […]
“Create animated avatars to read aloud or deliver instructions because sometimes it is easier to focus on animation….. and it’s better than hearing you talk all day.“ Best for: Students who are have difficulty focusing, who have auditory processing delays, or who have difficulty with face-to-face interaction. Intervention details: We recommend using the free web platform called […]
Team-Teaching is tough. Teachers are tougher. Think teaching is hard? Try teaching side-by-side with another professional in front of a classroom for hours a day, day in and day out. Education Modified understands. Combined, we have team-taught with over 25 professionals over 10 years. We get it and we want to help. Below are 3 helpful hints […]
“Be aware of the lighting in our classroom because sometimes bright light, midday sun, flickering lights or fluorescent lights really bother me and I can’t focus on what I should be learning.” Best for: Students who are sensitive to their environment. Your sensitive students will often make comments on the temperature of the room or frequently gaze in the […]
“Teach or encourage me to write in cursive so I can better remember how to correctly construct each letter.” Best for: Students who have trouble integrating letter memory and fine-motor skills. Intervention details: If your student already knows cursive, be sure to write in cursive for them during class so they can benefit from seeing and reading it. Desired […]
“Play white noise or calming sounds in the background so I don’t get distracted and can focus on the work in front of me.” Best for: Students who are distracted by voices or jarring sounds; students who need to work on remaining calm; students who need to work on knowledge retention. Intervention details: Experiment with the […]
Melissa, Co-Founder and CEO of Education Modified, had an opportunity to share her perspective on education and entrepreneurship with Columbia Teachers College EdLab and their Viologues Project. It was an honor and inspiring to work with the team there. Check it out! Thanks to Kate and everyone at EdLab for all you do for education!
“Tie a body band / elastic band along the bottom of my chair so I can bounce my legs and keep moving… while still doing work in my seat!” Best for: Students who are very excited and need to move around! Tip: At first, keep band on chair all day long. Then take it off for short […]
We had the pleasure of meeting Eye to Eye at the annual Dyslexia Conference in NYC a couple of weeks ago. They are doing important work with mentorship and changing the perception of learning disabilities. We particularly love these …
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