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Introduction to Diverse Learners: Autism Spectrum Disorder

| Length : 12 | File type : Video

In this installment of the diverse learners series, Becky gets into the complex world of autism—what it is, how it manifests, and how to address challenging behaviors caused by autism. Ultimately, B... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: ADHD

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 22 | File type : Video

ADHD is one of the more recognizable acronyms in the field of learning disabilities. It also tends to be misunderstood and misrepresented in popular discourse, used as often to joke about one's inabil... Read More

Achievement Parties: Motivating Your Students to do Their Best

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 6 | File type : Video

The best kind of student motivation is intrinsic to the process of learning, but sometimes students need an additional incentive to inspire that extra push toward excellence. What if you could offer h... Read More

Music Gold: Vocal Training for Children in Every Grade

Contributor: Jeff Swanson | Length : 12 | File type : Video

Good singing habits start early, but they need to be maintained with regular practice. In this video, Jeff Swanson draws on his years of music teaching experience to highlight some practices, tips, an... Read More

After-school Workflow: Maintaining a Sustainable Workload

Contributor: Caleb Martin | Length : 3 | File type : Video

A typical school day might end mid-afternoon, but the teacher's workday is far from over. In this video, Caleb Martin shares some practical tips for staying focused, efficient, and productive after th... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Dyslexia

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 13 | File type : Video

The second of a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities, this video focuses on dyslexia. Becky explains what dyslexia is and is not, how it affects the ... Read More

Staff Development: Empowering the Educator to Engage the Learner

Contributor: Howard Lichty | Length : 10 | File type : Video

The process of becoming a better teacher holds so much potential for enjoyment and inspiration, especially when a group of teachers grows together. An administrator can help give this process the vita... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Part 1 of 5

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Classrooms are greenhouses, students are plants, and teachers are gardeners. This analogy introduces a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities. In this ... Read More

Learning by Doing: Developing Activities that Inspire and Inform

Contributor: Deana Swanson | Length : 7 | File type : Audio

What does making a Renaissance-era dome out of newspaper or role-playing a labor strike have to do with school? Learning, of course. In this video, Deana Swanson shares some ideas and tips for making ... Read More

Grammar Songs: Practical Grammar Songs for Grades 3-6

Contributor: Spencer Weaver | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Learning grammar doesn't have to be a soul-crushing exercise in memorizing arcane rules and terms as Spencer and his students demonstrate in this video. Grammar songs not only make learning more livel... Read More