Articles from Basic Skills

What Vehicle Do You See? and Free Big/Small Vehicle Sort

I love using adapted books with my students because they are engaging and make learning fun while still working on important language skills.  I try to pick themes or topics which interest my students while still focusing on different skills sets they need.  Recently,...

Spring Animal Language and Learner Lessons

I love this time of year when you start to hear the birds and frogs outside and the weather is a bit warmer.  I think everyone can use a little freshen up and sunshine here lately!  I recently took a trip to the Dollar Tree and it did not disappoint.  While I don’t...

Touring A Socially Distant Educational Learning Skills Classroom

This month marks one year of a worldwide pandemic! To say that I am proud of us for making it through is an understatement! Underneath all of the stress and tears, my team and I have learned new ways of teaching that we never thought we would need. Veteran teachers...

Basic Learner Level Skills Part 3: Group Instruction

As an early childhood special education teacher, each year I have visions of a smooth-running circle and group instruction time.  Sometimes the year started off calm and structured and some years my circle time took longer to get there…and that’s ok!  To me, a...

How To Implement Hands On and Movement Activities

One of the biggest challenges I have found during remote learning is maintaining the ability to sit. When we are in the classroom, our bodies are always moving! We interact and play with each other, transition, practice functional routines, work on projects,...

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