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Visual Incentives

I used this kind of system to encourage my young son (quite a few years ago ūüôā ¬†) to come downstairs each morning dressed and ready for school. ¬†He had a picture of icecream and earned a choice of icecream for the family’s dessert. Much better than resorting to nagging.

A Great Beginner Resource

I stumbled on this great site for early learning – letters, sight words and numbers.

All you need is a good printer and this site!

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Authentic Writing Assignment 

Good old fashioned letter writing… I asked my students to send something inspirational to themselves or write a letter to their parents.  They practiced writing an address then we walked to the mailbox and sent out the letters. This is what one student sent to his parents – I think he’s a genius ūüėĄ

  

It’s A Washing Machine!

It’s A Washing Machine!

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Sight Word Shirt goes in …. (flips over) and comes out clean!   

Instructions to make one are  HERE.

  
 

Can You Guess What This Is?

  

Sight Words

Hanging’ up the laundry …

Life Skills

Starting some life skills classes: microwave cooking.

Warm chocolate cake + Good conversation + Snow falling outside my window = GREAT DAY

#igetpaidforthis?

  

Easy Social Narrative for Behavioural Concerns 

Social narratives are used proactively to visually review routine and expectations. ¬†They are written to reflect positive choices. ¬†This¬†site¬†contains a ‘visual engine’ to easily create a narrative. ¬†I had fun making this!!

 

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Modified History

Modified History

My student made the game from the Fur Traders book in the Robert Livesey History Series. These books are full of activities.  Neat activities. 

Also pictured is a Donna Ward book that keeps it simple and provides short reading passages with questions.

  
   

More Data Collecting

IMG_0629  These ideas were great for data collecting at Teachers Pay Teachers  (free).

My students visited JK and SK and recorded their data.  Then they used the website Create a Graph from Kids Zone to play around with different graphs using the data.  It was great for getting across the different ways you can represent your information AND it was fun!

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