Posted on April 02, 2013 in Autism, Differentiating Instruction
So many of the students I meet are visual learners and profit from teaching tools that can both “show and tell”. In From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks, we share ideas for teaching measurement, estimation, quantity, and distances using visuals. One of these ideas is to use tape to illustrate the length of common measurement like a yard.
Right next to this measurement you can add (using a different color of tape) a length of tape to represent a meter. This can be left on the floor for an entire unit or for the year. Many numbers and quantities can be expressed visually including 100, 1,000, and 100,000 (using any number of different objects); gallons, quarts and cups; square feet and more.