Category Archives: Intervention

Teacher, I Have to Get a Wiggle On!

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There’s one (or more) in every classroom. The child who doesn’t pay attention, is disorganized, can’t stop fidgeting no many how times you tell her, is forgetful, has to touch or bump into other students, talks too much, and disrupts … Continue reading

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Tom Cruise—a Role Model for Your Learning-Challenged Students? (Recognizing Red Flags)

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What do Richard Branson, Napoleon, Agathe Christie, and Tom Cruise have in common? They are famous people with learning disabilities. Billionaire Richard Branson credits his business acumen to his struggles with dyslexia which affects the way he visualizes words. Napoleon’s … Continue reading

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Learning to Differentiate: Easier Said Than Done

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Although you may not want to admit it, you may not be an expert at every instructional practice. And, differentiation tends to be one of those skills that often end up in the “I’ll-master-that-later” department. Learning to differentiate, like any … Continue reading

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Anxious/Stressed Students: What You Can Do About It

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant My most popular workshop for parents and educators today is “Grit and Growth Mindset: The Key to Perseverance.” As a presenter, I have discovered that one workshop will often give birth to another. … Continue reading

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Grit Questions Keep Coming

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By Jim Grant, SDE Founder and Consultant This is the second installment of a three part series answering the most frequently asked questions about the grit initiative. Q. Why do you refer to the grit movement as an initiative rather than … Continue reading

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