Ever wonder how to improve student behavior during reading groups? In this blog we share techniques that we’ve used during intervention to help students improve their behavior. Often students who struggle to read, or who are receiving intervention, exhibit behavioral difficulties that stem from anxiety. When students struggle with learning, they often blame themselves. They see others catching on and making progress, while they continue to flounder. The first order of business is to acknowledge that the student is having trouble, it’s not their fault, and you are there to help them.[Read more…]
Lack of Cognitive Energy can Lead to a “Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”
Have you ever read the book, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day? Have you ever had a day like Alexander where nothing seemed to go right? At the end of such a day, you probably had, or felt like having, a meltdown. You felt exhausted because your cognitive energy was depleted.
Your students have been there too.[Read more…]