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Tag Archives: special education

REASONS WHY WE COMMUNICATE

Dictionary defines communication: “to act one upon another.” We use our communication to: share information comment ask questions express wants and needs develop social relationships develop social etiquette which is polite behavior in society  Thus, communication is much more than our wants and needs.  Does our main reason for communication change over time? Yes! Communication in the school place helps you understand each other better and contributes to productivity and efficiency at your Continue Reading

The following characteristic traits include trustworthiness, honesty, integrity, promise keeping, respect, responsibility, caring, sharing, justice, fairness, civic virtue, and citizenship.  These are goals and fine reasons why to we pursue in teaching true ethics in the schools.  It will help us enhance and solve conflict situations and situations that affect others.  It allows behavior change Continue Reading

The ME ME ME Virus or attention seeking children are everywhere! Everywhere you look, people are demanding attention! The desire for attention is universal regardless of age, color, language, culture, etc. As adults, we want our bosses to notice us and our spouses to talk to us. We need to feel important and heard. It’s Continue Reading

5.  Music Activities help promote and encourage the children’s listening skills, creative expression and social interaction.  When music is used, children are able to explore sound, volume, tempo and rhythm.  (There are many educational concepts taught through music out there that  fit the curriculums of today which produce the rhythm and movements that children need to build Continue Reading

Importance of Listening

The Importance of Listening Children began to listen long before they read, write, or speak.  Some children enter school without ever having listened consciously or been held responsible for listening.   For many children, listening is the most important medium.   Growth in the other skills of communication is always conditioned by the ability to listen.   Listening Continue Reading

    CARING is our fifth ethical core value.   Caring is the heart of ethics and helps you decide what is right or wrong.   However, is it possible to be truly ethical and not have a genuine concern for others?   When we decide with our dilemma choice, can we still hurt those we care Continue Reading

  Responsibility is our third ethical core value.  As you know, life is full of choices and it means being in charge of our choices and in our lives.  It means being accountable for what we do and who we are.  We need to recognize what we do and what we don’t do. We need to grow in Continue Reading

  In summary so far, Trustworthiness as one of the key core ethical values has left us thinking in the past six parts about detecting situations in regards to using honesty with truthfulness, sincerity/non-deception and frankness.  It showed us to be honest in our conduct not allowing using trickery in our thinking behavior.  It helped us Continue Reading

  Had a great time presenting by introducing music to “Math and Science for Children Under Five!  The 4 corners of the room was used to do a simple dance “Move the Circle Round and Round” from Dances for Little People CD.  Check out www.welearnbydoing.com website for a sample of the clip.    

The final part of “trustworthiness is loyalty!  Webster says “it is feeling strong support for someone or something! ”   With leadership groups, we are to be a team working together at the same goals!  It is the same for our schools and our children!  We want to make it our best to have our children ready Continue Reading