What is Blended Learning?

Blended learning is a type of education that combines traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with online learning. It typically involves a mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning, where students can learn both in a physical classroom and through digital...

What is Behaviorism?

Behaviorism is a psychological theory that focuses on the study of observable behaviors, rather than internal mental states or processes. It is based on the idea that all behaviors are learned through conditioning, which involves the reinforcement or punishment of a...

What is an IEP?

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a document that is developed for a student who has been identified as having a disability and who is eligible for special education services in the United States. The IEP is developed by a team of educators, parents, and...

What is ABA?

ABA stands for Applied Behavior Analysis. It is a type of therapy that is used to help individuals with autism and other developmental disorders improve their social skills and communication abilities, as well as reduce challenging behaviors. ABA therapy is based on...

Keeping Multiplication Straight

When multiplying steps up to double-digits, keeping numbers straight and organized is difficult.  This is especially true for students with learning disabilities, ADHD, or fine motor issues.  In order to help students learn the process of multiplication without...

Dots to Done Helping Reluctant Students

Once in a while, we end up with a student who simply refuses to work.  There can be many reasons for the refusal, but it seems the no amount of negative reinforcers like missing recess or calls to parents have an impact.  At a Special Education conference a few years...

A Perfect Mechanical Pencil for Beginning Writers

When a child is learning to write we have found that having a large pencil improves their ability to write with better fine motor control.  We all remember the jumbo kindergarten pencils and crayons.  How can we improve on this time tested system? PaperMate has...

Where is EduInterventions?

Years ago I created a website called EduInterventions.com.  The site was developed to share intervention strategies for students with special needs.  This site had some great resources but slowly was abandoned. The site has dropped off the internet, but the idea for...

Sugoi Teaching Moving Forward

I’m sure at this point there are few who have closely followed this site over time.  If you have, you may have remembered a pretty full-featured site with inadequate and infrequent content, the recent past where it was an unattractive and almost contentless...