How do we help students use homework websites for all they're worth, but help them avoid common pitfalls in the process?
"Homework" is not a single task but a sequence of steps that all need be successfully completed in order to reach the goal. How do we problem solve such a complicated process? Here is a tool to get that conversation started.
We often talk about removing supports slowly to help kids systematically move toward independence, but that can be easier said than done. Here is a sample support removal for the dreaded completion of chores.
Planning travel and other activities takes a lot of executive functioning. That means that it is a great opportunity to let kids get some real world flexing of their frontal lobe, all packaged within the fun of going new places!
For reluctant readers and writers we have to be a bit more sneaky about creating authentic and fun ways to use their skills. Like hiding vegetables in muffins.