Good Sensory Learning Blog

Learning to a Beat Can Improve Student Mood Attention and Stamina

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Having to complete homework after a full day of school is really challenging for some learners. The thought of having to pull out books and get back to work after sitting at a desk for most of the day can be an overwhelming and daunting undertaking. In fact, many students would rather do just about anything than school work. So what can we do to help them get through their assignments in a focused and mindful manner? A Consistent Beat Can Help Improve Mood, Attention, Processing Speed and Stamina Metronomes have been used to enhance abilities in sports and music for...

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Erasable Frixion Markers Make Learning Both Fun and Memorable

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Frixion pens, highlighters and markers are currently my favorite tool for making my sessions both fun and memorable. From colorcoding, to erasing mishaps, to sending secret messages, these magical writing utensils will engage students of all ages. Just this past week, one of my students, that is a senior in high school, had a blast breaking down the steps required to complete mathematical logarithms. What Are My Favorite Frixion Options? Most recently, I found a set of 24, different, vibrant markers that can bring a rainbow of colors to assignments and projects. Best of all, with the swipe of the attached rubber eraser, the ink disappears. I’m...

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How to Edit Google Documents with Free Text to Voice

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Learn how you can edit your Google documents with the help of text to speech.  Google offers extensions that open up new possibilities.  Come read Dr. Erica Warren's insightful post.

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How to Teach Writing - A Structured and Multisensory Approach

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In my practice as a learning specialist and educational therapist, I have witnessed that students are receiving less and less writing instruction in school. In fact, it is an academic skill that is requested by most parents, homeschoolers, and young adults that come to see me in my practice. https://www.learningspecialistcourses.com/courses/color-coded-writing-a-structured-and-multisensory-approach-to-teaching-writing-skills What is my Experience Teaching Writing? Over the past 25 years, I have had enormous success teaching discouraged and struggling writers, and it has taken me much of that time to create all the materials and high tech solutions. This multisensory and highly structured approach works with all students from...

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Fractions Lesson Activities and Free Video

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Dr. Warren shares a fun and memorable approach to teaching children about fractions.  Find a link to a fun free video and learn about her product that teaches this important skill.

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