Search form

Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

How to Celebrate National Letter Writing Day with Beginning Letter Learners

Happy National Letter Writing Day! Today is a great opportunity for educators to create innovative and exciting lesson plans for handwriting and literacy. But, what do you do if you teach a class...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning, Announcements

3 Ways to Celebrate Universal Children’s Day in the Classroom

Universal Childrens Day

Happy Universal Children’s Day! Each year on November 20, we celebrate Universal Children’s Day, joining people from around the country and world to promote togetherness and awareness among...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning, In the News

Free Downloads for Young Reader's Day and World Kindness Day

What was your favorite book growing up? Do you remember how excited you felt when you knew it was time to read it yet again, staring at the images for hours all while your imagination increased...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, In the News

Hap-pie Thanksgiving: How Handwriting Fits into the Literacy Pie

Thanksgiving Pie

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we can all agree that we’re looking forward to dessert! Your favorite might be apple, pumpkin, or pecan pie, but at Learning Without Tears, our favorite...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Family Conferences Don’t Have to Be Scary

Tara DeSantiago Blog header

While children look forward to the fright and fun of Halloween, educators begin to dread a key component of the season—family conferences. Family conferences are challenging not only for educators...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning, Readiness

Happy Occupational Therapy Day!

World OT Day is October 27! This is a day to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of occupational therapists around the globe.

 

Handwriting is one of the most common referral...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Readiness

Easily Transition from Pre-Writing to Writing

Before a child learns to write, they need to build pre-writing foundation skills to prepare them for successful handwriting in the classroom. Pre-writing activities are designed to foster body...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Home Connection

Don’t LEAF Out Fall Writing Activities

As the school year gears up, the leaves begin to change, and students fall into a routine, your lesson plans and writing activities may need an autumnal boost! Check out our fall-inspired ideas...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Readiness

Keeping Play-Based Learning in Pre-K

To play or not to play? That seems to be the perennial question in early education—and one that has been a hot button issue in recent news. As mounting evidence suggests that children do better in...Continue reading

 

Teaching Tips, Multisensory Learning

Seven Ways to Build Great Foundation Skills

Happy fall! With the school year in full swing, you’re probably getting to know your students better. Now that you’ve identified your students' developmental skill levels, you can lay a solid...Continue reading

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Teaching Tips