For emerging writers, for English language learners, for students with special needs, writing can be a challenge. Visual learners might like to sketch things out first. Even fluent writers will appreciate a change now and then. For all of them, and for teachers, Storyboard That! provides an effective learning tool for development of literacy skills. … Read more.
Help for Kids with Special Needs
Small modifications can make a big difference for kids who need extra support. Here are some options:
- 22 Tips for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Most of these suggestions work well with all children.
- Considerations for Teaching a Student Who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing in the Mainstream Setting
Written by someone with a hearing loss who was mainstreamed, designed for educators. 31 pages; Adobe Reader required.
- How to Teach the Visually Impaired Child
These steps may seem like common sense, but sometimes a reminder is helpful.
- Open Dyslexic and Dyslexie
These free fonts were developed to help readers with dyslexia distinguish individual letters more easily. If worksheets and texts were done in this font, most students might not even notice, but those who need it will appreciate the support. Free to download, install, and make your default.
- Teacher Stratgegies for Dyslexics
Information from the International Dyslexia Association. 22 pages; Adobe Reader required.
- Teaching Children With ADHD: Instructional Strategies and Practices