Helpful Reading Teaching Strategies

Review this article for four helpful tips for teaching struggling readers and helping them learn to love reading!



Helpful Responses When Your Toddler Challenges You


This article explores how parents and caregivers can change “bad” behavior into the fun or silly behavior decreasing anger and frustration. The article gives example responses for nine different types of “bad” behavior, such as, screaming, hitting, and throwing. Explore the article for more information!

Do Kids Learn Better When They Take Breaks Throughout the Day?


This article explores the approach of taking a fifteen minute break for every forty-five minutes of classroom instruction. One teacher explains his experience of beginning to teach in Finland after teaching in the US. He learned that the Finland approach of short breaks was successful, and that his students thrived in the classroom. Researchers have begun to input this knowledge into American schools and are seeing promising results, like more attention from their students during lessons. View the attached article for more information!

What are movement breaks?

This article explores why the phrase “sit still” is not the best approach to take in the classroom. Evidence shows that small breaks focused around movement have helped children become more focused in the classroom throughout the day. Daily physical activity is shown to increase school-performance.