Homeschool Planning Pages, CLICK HERE for a free monthly data sheet and a monthly lesson plan sheet, learn with emily dot com

Homeschool Planning Pages: A Monthly Data Sheet and Lesson Planning Page

Homeschooling laws and requirements vary from state to state in the US. Some states only require notice of homeschooling. Other states require careful documentation of attendance and student progress. Test scores, portfolios, or other documentation may also be required. Regardless of the requirements of each state, documentation through homeschool planning pages are helpful for keeping […]

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How to Create a Systematic Review Plan for Long Term Skill Retention

Some children will learn material quickly and easily and retain the information for years without any systematic plan in place. Most children have the best long-term learning from quality instruction, practice, and periodic review. There is yet another group of children who can learn skills and information one day and soon forget the content learned […]

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Free Leveled Readers for Reading Fluency Practice

Reading practice is essential for developing reading fluency. Although there are a lot of books available to children, it can be challenging to find books at the right level. Leveled readers have been used historically to teach reading and build fluency. Although the current education model for teaching reading generally begins with phonics instruction, readers […]

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4 Steps to Prepare an Autistic Child for a Blood Draw

Periodically throughout a child’s life, their doctor may order blood work to get more information about their health. This medical procedure may be scary for any child. The following steps and materials can be used to help an autistic child, or any child who may experience anxiety with the unknown, prepare for the medical procedure […]

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How to Complete and Analyze a Reading Fluency Graph

Running records can be used to evaluate a reading program’s effectiveness over time. In order to evaluate if the current program is sufficient, you will need to complete and analyze a reading fluency graph. How to graph your own results: 1) Download and print this free document: FluencyDataSheetFree 2) Determine the expected fluency rate for your […]

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ABC Data: Record Antecedents, Behaviors, and Consequences

Some children exhibit challenging behaviors. These behaviors may not respond to typical discipline approaches. I agree with Dr. Ross Greene’s philosophy that children behave well if they can. Misbehavior is due to missing skills. In order to effectively treat the challenging behavior(s), one must first understand the factors influencing the behavior. ABC data will provide you with […]

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4th of July Toddler Art Flag with Dot Paint

On Independence Day we celebrate the birth of our nation, the United States of America. This holiday is commonly observed with fireworks, parades, and barbecues. Citizens often show patriotism by displaying the American flag on this national holiday. Celebrate Independence Day with children by completing a fun art project. My toddlers love to dot paint, so I […]

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