Today I am doing a short presentations about effective ways to communicate with kids, specifically when you want them to do something or want to correct a behavior. I took the strategies I will be covering from the well known book, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.
The picture above features some of the strategies that are likely to be more effective than nagging, blaming, threatening, lecturing and all those other things that we parents tend to do in the heat of the moment.
Like me, you probably know these strategies, but forget to use them. So, here is a little reminder – in bright sunshiny yellow!
I will be at ISTE in San Antonio next week. If you are going, I would love to chat with you! I will be mostly attending sessions, but also vending for Boom Learning in the Start Up Pavilion. ... See MoreSee Less
If you own this set of task cards (as well as several others) you can now get the digital Boom Cards version for free! Just download the product from you purchases page to get the link. I have added digital options to several of my sets, so be sure to see if you own one. Your students will LOVE it!
These 32 short passage drawing conclusions task cards are a great way to practice inference, which can be one of the trickier reading strategies. The multiple choice format makes them ideal for test prep. Students can use these cards individually at a center