Author: Kimberly Jacobs

There is good news and bad news. Bad news - 75% of children diagnosed with ADD or ADHD are victims of trauma. (David Love, PHD) Good news - we can teach children how to overcome symptoms of trauma Good news - no matter the cause what we do in the classroom can support learning and happiness Good news - you are probably already doing the right things 4 Facts about...

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Writing a summary is definitely an essential writing skill for students.  For teachers it can demonstrate understanding of concepts, processes and story lines.  To summarize successfully students need to read, sort, organize and compose information.  Here is the scaffolded approach I have developed that lets you pinpoint your instruction and support struggling students where they need assistance. When you first approach summary writing you want to...

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