Tapping Into the 5 Senses to Support Students With Disabilities

By Daniel Vollrath Activities that draw upon the five senses—such as spending time outdoors—can be centering for students in special education. Our ability to smell, taste, hear, touch, and see plays an essential part in our everyday lives. These senses help us interpret thoughts and feelings about our surrounding environment and contribute to well-being. In […]

Using Student Awards to Promote Self-Reflection

By Lory Walker Peroff. This post was first published on Edutopia. The end of the school year is always a time full of excitement, joy, and oodles of awards ceremonies to celebrate the year’s accomplishments. Teachers choose students to be publicly recognized for their achievements at an end-of-year assembly. Proud parents line up with cameras […]

Integrating SEL into Our New Normal

  By Wendy Baron, MA   Yesterday, a colleague shared that a 5th grade student began to cry during their synchronous distance learning session. “I HATE Coronavirus!!! I miss my friends! I need a hug!” At that moment, the teacher and other students in the class offered comfort. “I’m hugging you,” said one student. Others […]

Contact Us

We respond to all messages in the shortest possible time and in the order received.

Attend the Habits of Mind Conference, April 5-6, 2024 in Vista, CA!

Early Bird Pricing available until February 15!