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Most people don’t understand how an ADHD brain is wired. Well-meaning parents, teachers, and spouses suggest organization or concentration techniques that work for them and then they’re surprised (even angry) when we don’t see the same results. No amount of 'trying harder' will change things; these 11 coping strategies just might.
It happens to just about every kid at some point – back talking. The sassy and negative replies can sneak up on a parent, but you can stop the back talking with these 4 techniques to end rude responses. Quickly defuse the situation and end the bad habit with method that works for you and your family on comfortable and effective level. Praise The Positive – It’s easy to focus on the negative and forget to praise your family for Read More
Before we became parents, Matt and I used to have a date night almost every weekend. We rarely saw each other during the week due to our busy work schedules, so we always made it a point to have a night to focus on our relationship. Our date nights before kids were carefree. We could leave town if we wanted and we had no real responsibilities keeping us at home. Now that we’re parents, date night is SO different. We can’t really be spontaneous anymore. We have to plan ahead and make su..
Parents are always asking how they can help their students, and we love them for it. I have always told parents the number one way to help is to ask questions while or after your students read. This year I am taking all the guess work out of asking questions and including this handy little one-pager on asking questions. I have had a lot of awesome feedback from parents already, and I am hoping that it will be useful for you too! So, click on the photo or here to download yourself a cop..
Parenting Styles Diana Baumrind, a developmental psychologist, identified four main types of parenting styles, sometimes called the Baumrind parenting styles. These 4 parenting styles are now commonly recognized and studied by pediatricians and psychologists. Authoritative Parenting Authoritarian Parenting Permissive Parenting Neglectful Parenting Out of these four types of parenting
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Hello There! Homework. HOMEWORK. Homework. How do you feel about homework? As a teacher I have the belief that it is important. I might have a different reason why than some teachers though... I want homework to be a way for my students to "show what they know" to their parents. I want it to serve as a gateway for parents to communicate with their child about topics they are learning at school. I want it to be user-friendly for parents. Last, I want homework to be fun. As a teacher, I ..
We all learn how to best handle problems with parents. Classroom management and discipline, plus handling difficult parents is a part of every teacher's learning. Sometimes the hard way...Check this post which many teachers can relate to about the personal side of teaching and NOT taking things personally when difficult situations happen.