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Grouping students using partner puzzles

Partner Puzzles are a fun, creative method for grouping students for small-group activities. Learn how they work in this quick classroom tip designed to decrease behavior issues and increase student motivation! Read More

Motivation and the struggling reader

Read this chapter to learn about the importance of motivation and engagement related to reading success. Research-based practices for increasing motivation and engagement are discussed. Read More

Home-care assessment

View the sample assessment, which can be used by parents to monitor their child's mastery of home-care skills and motivation level. The checklist includes seven categories: cleaning, laundry, food preparation, replacing used items, tool use, routine adjustments and maintenence, and nonroutine repairs. Read More