React Vs Reflect

October 24, 2022

Reflect on what behavior is really telling us before you react to a behavior.

Criss Cross Applesauce

July 25, 2022

Rethinking expectations for seating and positioning to meet a child’s sensory needs and improve engagement.

Upstairs Brain

July 19, 2022

I first learned of the descriptors “the upstairs and downstairs brain” when I read the Whole-Brain Child (Siegel, Bryson, 2012). The premise is simple and brilliant. The downstairs of a traditional house is where all of our basic needs are met. There’s a bathroom, a kitchen and a living area. Similarly, the “downstairs brain” is responsible for basic functions like...

The 8 Senses

May 8, 2022

We teach the five senses. Should we be teaching more?