"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
If you're looking for lesson ideas for movie-making on Chromebooks, this post has a step by step guide for getting started with Spark Video.
Get these 8 grammar mini anchor charts to glue in your students interactive writing journals. They are a great resource to help your students remember some important grammar rules. Topics included: Punctuation Rules, Capitalization Rules, Comma Rules, Quotation Marks, Subject and Verb Agreement, Subject and Predicate, and Compound and Complex Sentences!
Do you have students with autism who need to learn appropriate coping strategies to avoid overreacting if they make a mistake? Social stories, contingency maps, and size of my problem scales can help students learn better ways to manage their own behavior. This post describes these tools and how they can be used. via @drchrisreeve
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving -- Speech paths are seemingly always on the hunt for materials to address problem solving - did you ever consider videos? I found 10 wordless videos that are fun and make kids think about how to fix the main characters' problems!