Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills- Lesson 7

The One-Minute Teacher  TEACHES Rote Counting Skills From 1 to 100 Rationale: In this exercise we will combine the previous exercises to teach rote counting from 1 to 100. We will practice counting until the fluency level of 200 counts/minute with 2 or fewer errors is reached. Now that the student has met the fluency…

Jan
13

Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills- Lesson 6

The One-Minute Teacher TEACHES Rote Counting Skills From 1 to 20 (Part 2) Task 2: Rote Counting from 1 to 20 from memory. Think and Say Numbers from 1 to 20. Cover the numerals with the sheet of paper and say to the student, “Now I am going to count from 1 to 20. Listen.”…

Jan
06

Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills- Lesson 5

The One-Minute Teacher TEACHES Rote Counting Skills From 1 to 20 Rationale: In this exercise we will combine the previous two exercises to teach rote counting from 1 to 20. We will practice counting until the fluency level of 200 counts/minute with 2 or fewer errors is reached. Now that the student has met…

Dec
30

Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills- Lesson 4

The One-Minute Teacher TEACHES Rote Counting Skills From 10 to 20   Task 2: Counting from 16 to 20.  See and Say Numbers from 16 to 20   Say to the student, “Now I am going to count from 16 to 20.  Listen.”  Touch each number and count from 16 to 20.  “I counted from…

Dec
23

Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills- Lesson 3

The One-Minute Teacher TEACHES Rote Counting Skills From 10 to 20   Rationale: In this exercise we will teach rote counting from 10 to 20 and practice until the fluency level of 200 counts/minute with 2 or fewer errors is reached. Now that the student has met the fluency standard for counting to 10,…

Dec
16

Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills: Lesson 2

The One-Minute Teacher  TEACHES  Rote Counting Skills From 1 to 10 (Forward)  PART 2 Review Part 1 from our last lesson Task 2: Rote Counting from 1 to 10. Think and Say Numbers from 1 to 10 Remove the sheet of paper and say to the student, “Now I am going to count from 1 to…

Dec
09

Practical Lessons for Teaching Counting Skills – An Introduction

I recently indicated that I would begin to publish e-lessons for specific skills. I am going to begin with teaching students counting skills.  I will then switch to teaching spelling skills. There is no particular order for these lessons. I simply want to help a few more people by offering more than a single strand of…

Nov
29

Teaching the “s”, “es” plural rule

I promised my readers that I would provide them with some real tools that they could use to teach their students real skills. I have already posted one rule about spelling entitled “A More Effective Way to Teach Spelling”. If you have not already done so I might suggest that you read it first. It…

Nov
01

The Role of Practice in Learning: Group Practice

This is a series of 4 blogs that focuses on the role of practice in learning: The Role of Practice in Learning: Directed Practice The Role of Practice in Learning: When is “Good Enough” Good Enough? The Role of Practice in Learning: Independent Practice The Role of Practice in Learning: Group Practice This is an…

Aug
05

The Role of Practice in Learning: Independent Practice

This is a series of 4 blogs that focuses on the role of practice in learning: The Role of Practice in Learning: Directed Practice The Role of Practice in Learning: When is “Good Enough” Good Enough? The Role of Practice in Learning: Independent Practice The Role of Practice in Learning: Group Practice What Is Independent…