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Developing Thinking Abilities star
Questions can increase thinking much faster than statements. Questions make the dendrites in our brain connect. Questions beginning with how, why, when, or where can get minds thinking. Most kids enjoy making things because they are naturally curious. Is it possible to learn to think?

Differentiated Instruction star
Everything about children, from thinking to learning, is different. Because we know that they are so different, effective teachers know that differentiated instruction is needed to help all children to make connections for learning.

Diversity in the Classroom star
Children in classrooms today have individual learning needs. Learning preferences, backgrounds, as well as the needs of students vary. In order to adapt approaches to differentiation, it is necessary to take a look at instructional plans in a critical way.

Get Moving star
Learning disabilities can consume your life if you let it. Negative thoughts and fears can overtake your thinking. An active life can improve the quality of life. Enjoyment of the little things in life can have a huge impact on daily living.

Increasing Learning with Disabilities star
Students with learning disabilities have the ability to learn. They just learn differently. Student learning can be increased by simple cause and effect strategies.

Making Accommodations in the Inclusive Classroom star
Adjustments to the general education curriculum can be made to accommodate students with learning disabilities. Supports, such as organizational skills, extra structure, and adjustments in classroom activities can be made to provide balance in learning.

Relevant and Attainable Goals star
Goal setting is needed to accomplish goals. The most important questions that would be relevant to this task are concerning relevancy and attainability. Are my goals relevant? Are my goals attainable?

Writing Made Easy star
Students are often asked to write in the classroom. Writing can be made easy by combining three small steps. Creativity, past experience, and curiosity can spark an interest in writing.

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