School psychologists are in the important position of being a support and consultant for teachers and parents of children who struggle with social-emotional learning (SEL)…Read More
Madness, I Say. Madness.
Every year my husband thinks I’m going to get into March Madness basketball thingy and whatnot. Every year, I slightly glance at the TV while…Read More
My Titanic FAIL.
I have been noticing advertisements lately for a new 3-D version of the movie, Titanic. I don’t know about you all, but when I saw…Read More
This Week, with Debbie Downer
Husband is so great. Whenever there’s a news show about education, he TiVos it for me and we watch it together. Even on our 1st…Read More
There is Still Time. Go Get this Book.
Back to School. I love the clothes shopping, seeing my colleagues again, and of course, seeing the middle schoolers now taller than me. Each year,…Read More
You are My Fire, People.
I used cognitive behavior therapy techniques on myself this morning in order to get my “ssa backwards”* to the gym today. Sometimes, you have to…Read More
I’ve Got My Eye on You, Oral Language Skills.
In my free time, I have been writing curriculum designed to teach beginning special education teachers what they need to know about teaching students with…Read More
Teaching Tip Tuesday: Put Some Stank on It
Cough cough…sputter….sputter…what’s this? Ah yes, the return of Teaching Tip Tuesday!* For those just joining, this is a chance for all you lovely people to…Read More
Teaching Tip Tuesday: Dealing with Why-ners
What is a sound more grating than fingernails on a chalkboard? The sound of a small child or teen saying, “Whyyyyyyyy do we have to…Read More
Strategies for Visual-Motor Integration Problems
You would not believe how many people search Google for “visual-motor integration” and stumble upon my blog. Or maybe you would, as visual-motor integration problems…Read More