If you have students in middle and high school who regularly show up without supplies, consider letting them keep a second set of materials in the classroom.

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Tip 9: Make-Your-Own Weighted Pencils

Posted on April 09, 2012 in News

Don’t you love a good DIY project? Today’s tip will not only bring out your crafty side but may help one or more of your students improve their writing immediately.

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

Help your students build hand strength, write more legibly …

We Have a Winner!

Posted on April 08, 2012 in News

December Orpen is our winner from Week 1. December, please email me your mailing address, and we will send you an autographed copy of “You’re Going to Love This Kid”.

As you may have noticed, we have moved on to ideas related to literacy. This week, I will be giving away …

Tip 8: Use Puppets to Teach and Reach

Posted on April 08, 2012 in Autism, Literacy, News

If you have been to one of my workshops on autism, you have probably heard me talk about using indirect communication as a tool for connecting with learners and engaging them in lessons.

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

Tip 7: Differentiate Your Reader’s Theater

Posted on April 07, 2012 in Autism, Differentiating Instruction, Literacy, News

One of the best ways to help a child read more fluently is to engage them in repeated readings of the same text. The problem, of course, is that this task can be dull for some students and can make a reluctant reader even more disinterested in literacy lessons.

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

For this reason, many teachers in K-12 …

Tip 6: Individualize Standards and Objectives

Posted on April 06, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

One of the most common misunderstandings of inclusive education is that all learners need to have the same learning targets and outcomes. A teacher told me recently, “What will he do in earth science? He can’t even read!”

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

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