Is your child struggling in school or at home? Sometimes it's the tools that we use... that is the problem. Below are examples of effective teaching tools for special needs and struggling learners.
Have you ever noticed that math number charts move from left to right, top to bottom? Well, that can be quite confusing for some students. What if the chart showed the numbers left to right, BUT bottom to top? Now your child will understand that the higher up the chart you go…. the higher the numbers are.
Number Chart with Marking Squares. Sometimes there are too many distractions on our teaching tools that keep struggling readers from focusing on the task at hand. Try using marking squares (transparency paper cut into squares) to highlight the lesson's focus. This example, uses marking squares to highlight even numbers.