I Can Statements PDF – Free

This free resource PDF includes 16 I Can Statements Poster Pack for your class to be used for visual displays around the room.

I Can Statements are powerful learning tools. When these resources are used correctly, these statements can help students understand what they are expected to do and why. If you’re interested in using I Can Statements in your classroom, you can download a free PDF at the bottom of this post. This free resource PDF includes […]

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How to Encourage Children’s Interests

Parents and teachers are always learning how to encourage children's interest at home or in the classroom. Read more on the blog.

Parents and teachers are always learning how to encourage children’s interest at home or in the classroom. Maybe you see signs of talent that you’re eager to develop. Maybe you’re concerned that they need more constructive options for filling their leisure time. Plus, you may just be tired of hearing that they’re bored. For young […]

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Goals for Children

5 Simple Tips to Help Children Reach Their Goals

Whether your child or the students that you work with are in elementary school, high school or college, chances are you have a future rock star on your hands. They have big dreams and they want to achieve them. How can you help reach these goals for children? It is important to make sure children […]

How to Increase Student Participation in School Activities

Are you struggling trying to figure out how to increase student participation in school activities? It can be hard to motivate students to start, to sustain and to increase their levels of participation.

Are you struggling trying to figure out how to increase student participation in school activities? It can be hard to motivate students to start, to sustain and to increase their levels of participation. Here are 11 suggestions to increase student participation in school based activities. Student Choice Allow the students to choose activities.  Have several activities […]

Intrinsic Motivation in the Classroom – How to Help

Intrinsic motivation in the classroom is the ability to complete a skill or activity based on personal interest, achievements, and enjoyment not for external rewards. 

Intrinsic motivation in the classroom is the ability to complete a skill or activity based on personal interest, achievements, and enjoyment not for external rewards. Many children need external motivation in the classroom or with related service providers to complete tasks or practice skills. Teachers and related service providers may use different reward systems such as […]

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Be Inspired – Motivational Tools for Pediatric Therapists

During this age of social media, we are bombarded with inspirational messages of which some hit home more than others.  I think this quote is perfect for pediatric therapists.  As a profession, I think we live and breathe this everyday for the children and their families.  When children want to achieve a certain skill (no […]

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Ask Me Why I Got This Sticker

Here is another freebie from Your Therapy Source – Ask Me About My Stickers freebie.  You can download the templates for stickers to put on a label sheet.  You just need labels size 1″ by 2 5/8″ (30 per sheet Avery label #5160/8160 or comparable).  Toss the label sheet in your printer and you will […]