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Tue Jul 16, 2013 16:21

I think one thing that is hard about teaching the younger adolescent set (which I would consider 4th, 5th, 6th) is that some of them still need work with basic foundational skills although not an overwhelming majority of them. It seems like the vast majority of what is available on-line is either below or above those students. It can make it challenging to meet their needs in that respect.

  • Agree! - lohrmk, Tue Jul 16 16:07
    I felt like most of the sites were not beneficial to me since I teach fourth grade. Even my struggling readers do not want to be perceived as "babies". Not that those sites were baby sites but the... more
    • More Thoughts... - lohrmk, Tue Jul 16 16:21
      • Re: More Thoughts... - Breanna Hooks, Tue Jul 16 21:03
        I could definitely see how meeting the needs of those students could be difficult. Often when you try to meet their basic foundational skills the lessons do not match up with the maturity level of... more
        • Yes - lohrmk, Tue Jul 16 22:30
          Basically I just do the "regular" way with them; good old differentiation and modification with a healthy dose of extra one-on-one time to work on things like sight words, etc.
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