Young children are enthusiastic learners. One of the subjects they most enjoy is themselves. This Bright Hub guide provides “preschool lessons on me” lesson plans and activities that teach young children about their emotions, bodies, healthy living, family heritage and much more.
Teaching preschoolers good socialization skills prepares them for success in kindergarten and beyond. Making friends is a learned skill and takes practice. Use these preschool friendship lessons and activities from Bright Hub to teach students all about friendship.
The average adult body contains between 9 and 12 pints of blood. Blood contains oxygen and nutrients the body needs to survive. The arteries, veins and capillaries are types of blood vessels that transport the vital blood throughout the body. Learn the differences between the types of blood vessels.
Imagine if a soft touch to your skin caused pain, your clothes irritated your skin and the sensation of touching the carpet sent shivers up your spine. This is what it is like to live with tactile hypersensitivity. These activities for teens help students cope with sensory stimuli.
Medicine has come a long way since the middle ages. Learn about some of the commonly practiced treatments used in that time, including bleeding!
Bullying in middle school is a large problem. “For every 25 middle school kids, an average of 2 kids are harassed daily and another 2 to 3 are bullied weekly” and “almost 9 out of 10 kids say they’ve seen someone being bullied,” reports the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
The effects of labeling students “learning disabled” can have consequences. What are they? Here we explore both the positive and the negative.
Students who require certain accommodations in the school environment but do not qualify for special education services can benefit from a 504 plan. 504 plans address certain disabilities that do not meet the criteria needed for the implementation of an IEP. Learn more about 504 accommodations here.
Cystic fibrosis is a chronic disorder that causes breathing and digestion problems. Information on cystic fibrosis for teachers should be provided during a child’s school years. Cystic fibrosis in children can be managed quite well in school if certain recommendations and precautions are followed.
Lapbooks are made by students to show their knowledge about a particular subject. Following a specific plan or layout, students can create a lapbook on any subject. Learn how to use lapbooks in a classroom setting and find out how to help students create one.
While the intellectual potential of a gifted student may be readily apparent, the social and emotional lives of gifted children can reveal some problems. Students can appear happy on the outside, when on the inside they are suffering in and out of the classroom.
Imagine if everyday sounds that others hardly noticed, sounded so loud to you that they caused physical pain. This is what it would be like to have hyperacusis. Hyperacusis is a rare sensory disorder that causes hypersensitive hearing.
This third grade boy was taught to read by his five year old cousin! How did she do it? Learn some new ideas on teaching students with dyslexia how to read.