Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Different Approach to Anxiety Disorders
Most coping techniques that teach people how to handle their abnormal anxieties focus on skills that reduce, replace, and avoid discomfort. These techniques are many that I have tried for my own anxiety including deep breathing, relaxing music, muscle relaxation, and more. Cognitive behavioral therapy teaches people to control and change their upsetting feelings and […]
Emergency Drills Visual Routine Posters & Supports (Fire Drill, Earthquake, Tornado, & Intruder Drills) - Pocket of Preschool
Fire, Earthquake, Tornado, & Intruder Drills - Visuals and supports to make emergency drills less stressful and scary for kids in your preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms.
The Shake Up Learning Blog
The Shake Up Learning Blog by Kasey Bell offers educational technology and digital learning resources, tips and tricks, tutorials, Google cheat sheets and more to educators across the globe.
Digital Interactive Notebooks in the Social Studies Classroom
The idea of using Google Drive in the classroom is an exciting and daunting adventure. One minute you’re printing worksheets and activities. The next, you’re faced with a room full of tablets or laptops, the world at your fingertips and no idea how to get started. Gulp. The good news is you’re not alone. I hope this post sparks your creativity and ignites your passion for using technology in the classroom! For the purposes of this post, I’m assuming you already have access to the right…
Don't Break the Ice ~ Articulation - Busy Bee Speech
Remember the game Don’t Break the Ice from when you were little? Well, it’s still around. I’ll bet many of you even have one in your therapy closet. I was at Walmart the other day and found one on sale for $4.88, so naturally I snagged it! It just needed a little something extra to […]
How to Run a Social Skills Group - Speech And Language Kids
How to Run a Social Skills Group Many of our children with language delays also have trouble with social skills. This may be due to certain conditions that impair social skills, like autism, or it may just be because these children have trouble learning language and social interactions rely heavily on language skills. Whatever the cause,
Games to Improve Executive Functioning Skills
Kids and young adults need extensive practice in strengthening their executive functioning skills. Executive functions are the processes in our brains that help us accomplish all tasks from beginning to end. We use them when we plan our day, organize our materials, begin a chore, focus on important