Social stories are a tried and tested way of teaching social skills but for some learners they are too much. I needed a way to remind a student of the rules but in a way that didn’t single them out as being the focus of the story. Some people will say this won’t work as autistic children can’t generalise…. but anyone who has worked with autism knows a lot of what people say is actually a myth or just does not apply to an individual.
Just a lighthearted blog for the end of half term. These are some lessons about teaching from the movies.
In some schools there seems to be some rules teachers feel they need to follow. No one knows where these rules came from. The dusty typewritten rule sheet lies on an unreachable shelf in the geography cupboard with the old over head transparencies. So here are some rules that you have my permission to break.
Serious post or lighthearted post? Well I am trying to do #teacher5aday29dayswriting so I thought I’d go a little lighthearted for day 19. Here’s one for readers from the USA. ME and Jess have the same Job role so there is an educational link, honest. When you think you hear a certain word. “I said