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Dr. Erica Warren's Cognitive Remedial Materials

At the heart of Dr. Erica Warren’s approach is fun and engagement, and she designs all materials to ignite a love for learning. Dr. Warren offers a growing selection of diverse products that accommodate students with learning and attentional disabilities (through cognitive remedial tools), the general education population (with multisensory lessons), and "out of the box learners" who require tools to maximize potential. My newsletter: https://app.convertkit.com/landing_pages/69400

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At the heart of Dr. Erica Warren’s approach is fun and engagement, and she designs all materials to ignite a love for learning. Dr. Warren offers a growing selection of diverse products that accommodate students with learning and attentional disabilities (through cognitive remedial tools), the general education population (with multisensory lessons), and "out of the box learners" who require tools to maximize potential. My newsletter: https://app.convertkit.com/landing_pages/69400
Show Don't Tell 2 Descriptive Suspense Writing Game
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Show Don't Tell 2 Descriptive Suspense Writing Game

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Show Don't Tell 2: A Descriptive Suspense Writing Game is an innovative way to help students have fun while mastering this writing skill. The purpose is to help players learn how to "show" readers with the use of leading words, a series of three sensory hints to build tension, as well as descriptive verbs, adjectives, adverbs, similes, metaphors, personification, alliterations and onomatopoeias. Instead of telling the story, players learn how to vividly describe a scene or scenario, expand their understanding and use of figurative language and grab the reader’s attention. What’s best, they will be playing a fun game and can compete against themselves or against others.
Show Don't Tell Descriptive Writing Game
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Show Don't Tell Descriptive Writing Game

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Show Don’t Tell Descriptive Writing Game is a multisensory game that helps players learn how to write descriptive paragraphs in a fun, engaging and interactive way. Players learn how to "show" instead of "tell" the reader with the use adjectives, action verbs, adverbs, similes, metaphors and personification to create thick, rich descriptions. It is available as a downloadable, printable PDF.
Inference Activities and Games: Learning the Fun and Easy Way
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Inference Activities and Games: Learning the Fun and Easy Way

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This is a comprehensive, 60 page down-loadable workbook. Fun, multi-sensory activities and inference games help students understand and master the complexities of implied meaning. First, inferences are taught through images. Later students work with slogans, metaphors and even play games. Eventually, sentences are encountered. This workbook also offers hidden inferences which are embedded in the activities. Images and slogans, for example, are offered that can help guide our students towards healthy living, kind actions and awareness of some of the many injustices we encounter around the world. Throughout education, much of our students energy does not go beyond the classroom. However, by offering assignments that have a positive message and can inspire action, learning can be both engaging and enlightening. Students love recognition, so let's show them how to pay it forward.
Mindfulness and Learning Bundle
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Mindfulness and Learning Bundle

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The Mindfulness and Learning Bundle includes Dr. Erica Warren's popular publications: 1) Mindfulness Activity Cards for Developing Working Memory : Dr. Warren’s Mindfulness Activity Cards were created based on the current research on working memory, and they can be used in classrooms or therapeutic sessions to help develop working memory capacity and build community. In addition, they can be used to teach authentic dialogue and develop emotional intelligence. They are ideal for individual sessions, round table discussions, and circle groups. 2) Mindfulness Activity Cards for Developing Emotional Intelligence: Dr. Warren’s Mindfulness Activity Cards were created based on the current research on emotional intelligence and social emotional learning, and they can be used in classrooms or therapeutic sessions to help develop emotional intelligence, resilience, and community. In addition, they can be used to teach authentic dialogue and develop self esteem. They are ideal for individual sessions, round table discussions, and circle groups. 3) Mindful Visualization for Learning - This downloadable, 132-page, PDF document provides the research, activities and games that can instruct students on how to develop their visualization abilities for optimal learning. The publication also offers assessment tools, more than twenty game-like activities, instruction recommendations in all academic areas as well as vocabulary development. It is a comprehensive, multisensory resource that offers tools for success.
Working Memory Hemisphere Integration and Attention Building Activities
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Working Memory Hemisphere Integration and Attention Building Activities

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Working Memory, Hemisphere Integration and Attention Building Activities for Optimal Learning is a 53-page digital downloadable workbook that provides fun, and innovative game-like activities that teaches students mindfulness and activates both hemispheres of the brain. In addition, this publication also develops attentional skills, mental flexibility, processing speed and memory. These brain games can be used learning centers, individual cognitive remediation, or warm-ups to get the brain integrated and activated.
Working Memory Hemisphere Integration & Attention Activities - Beginners
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Working Memory Hemisphere Integration & Attention Activities - Beginners

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Working Memory, Hemisphere Integration, Sequencing, and Attention Building Activities for Optimal Learning - Beginners offers a 51-page, printable, PDF workbook that presents multisensory and innovative game-like activities that activate both hemispheres of the brain and teach students how to be mindfully present. This workbook also develops working memory, attentional skills, as well as mental flexibility. These "brain games" can be used by educational therapists as cognitive remediation or by teachers in learning centers, or daily warm-ups to get the brain fully integrated and activated. This workbook is appropriate for ages 5-8. If students have learning issues, they can also be used at an older age and if developmentally advanced - at a younger age
Place Value Game and Instruction: Place Value Panic
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Place Value Game and Instruction: Place Value Panic

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Place Value Panic is a fun and engaging way to teach and practice students about place value. My students absolutely love the manipulatives and many card games!! There are four possible levels of difficulty – beginners, intermediate 1, intermediate 2 and advanced. Therefore there are four sets of cards and 8 spinner boards (one is color and one in black and white). Each level has its own “spinner board” as well as “playing cards” that can be printed and even laminated. This product also comes with optional instruction ideas: Printable pages with color-coded place values and the use of bottle tops and pompoms help students conceptualized and play with the concept. The easiest game just works with ones, tens, thousands and hundreds and the hardest offers 13 place values from millions to millionths.
Following Directions Intermediate 1
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Following Directions Intermediate 1

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Following Directions Intermediate 1 will help students practice and master subtleties in language. Many students struggle with the wording in directions and multiple-choice questions and this download was created for students that need practice learning how to interpret questions and linguistic cues. This download was created for my students and others like them that enjoy strengthening their abilities through games. By using these materials, students will strengthen the following areas of cognition: *Language Skills *Sequential Processing *Spatial Abilities *Memory *Attention *Executive Functioning *Attention to Detail *Visual Processing
Multisensory Math Favorites Bundle
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Multisensory Math Favorites Bundle

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The Math Favorites Bundle is a discount offering of Dr. Warren's most popular math downloads. All of these products offer multisensory methods and materials that bring fun and embedded memory strategies into math instruction. This bundle includes the following products: Angles Instruction Memory Strategies and Activities PowerPoint Digital Download Measurement Memory Strategies PowerPoint Digital Download Money Game Piggy Banking Digital Download Monster Long Multiplication Multiplication Digital Download Multisensory Multiplication and Division to Melodies Digital Download My Pet PEMDAS Digital Download Place Value Game and Instruction: Place Value Panic Digital Down Quantitative and Spatial Puzzles: Beginners Digital Download
Executive Functioning Card Game: Memory Master
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Executive Functioning Card Game: Memory Master

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Memory Master is a fun game and cognitive remedial tool that strengthens executive functioning skills: working memory, management of distractions, attention to detail, stamina, response inhibition, as well as sustaining attention and mental shifting. For remedial purposes, Memory Master helps players learn to encode and recall a series of directives. Players pick a card and then hear the directives from the administrator. The player then "says it" (repeats back the directives), "sees it" (visualizes and adds sensory details to the directives) and then "shows it" (acts out the directives). After a distraction, players see what they can remember. For one to 4 players, this game can benefit students with ADHD, learning disabilities, executive functioning disorder as well as the head injured and the elderly. Memory Master is a fabulous way to strengthen the brain - while having fun! The research suggests that children are not born with executive functioning skills, however, they are born with the potential to develop them. Just like going to the gym strengthens the body, activities that exercise executive functioning skills improves mental capacity. According to the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, “When children have opportunities to develop executive function and self-regulation skills, individuals and society experience lifelong benefits. These skills are crucial for learning and development. They also enable positive behavior and allow us to make healthy choices for ourselves and our families.” Here is a video demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PeBYnIYIRM
Planning, Time Management and Organization for Success
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Planning, Time Management and Organization for Success

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This download offers 115 pages as a PDF document! Planning, Time Management and Organization for Success is my largest publication. It offers quick and easy approaches/handouts to mastering executive functioning skills for students. The areas of focus are writing, reading, memory strategies, test prep, planning for long term assignments, behavior modification materials, calendars, developing active learning and more. Materials range from Elementary through high school and college. Download the free preview to see listing of all the resources. Many students struggle with time management, organization and planning. Capable and intelligent learners can ruin their grades by: misplacing materials,forgetting to hand in assignments,leaving homework to the last minute, underestimating the time it will take to finish a task, failing to write down homework, leaving needed materials at home or school, neglecting to prepare for tests, failing to break down long-term assignments into reasonable goals, failing to prepare for midterms or finals, forgetting details, missing important notes or directions, losing stamina, misplacing materials, and rushing through homework. This download offer strategies and concrete manipulatives that help guide and support students so they can organize, manage time and plan (executive functioning skills) in all their academic areas. Executive functioning is a cognitive weakness that has recently been recognized in schools. However, many schools are still learning how to accommodate this population of learners. More and more students are described with this label and this download strives to offer these students strategies for success.
Place Value Games - Golf, Hockey, Bowling, Shuffleboard & Stair Toss
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Place Value Games - Golf, Hockey, Bowling, Shuffleboard & Stair Toss

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Dr. Erica Warren, an expert in multi-sensory learning, has created yet another fabulously fun product. 5 games in one - and 19 pages of plans, score sheets and images. All the activities can be easily created - often with available classroom or household items. If students are subjected to boring presentations and endless practice problems, many may disengage and some may even act out. Have you ever heard the expression, "It's all in the presentation?" The way a teacher presents new class topics can impact each student's interest, degree of focus as well as their learning curve. For example, a teacher could announce, "We will be starting a new unit on script tomorrow morning," or they could say, "I have great news! Tomorrow we will be starting one of my favorite activities, roller coaster letters!" The second presentation will surely create a greater sense of excitement and anticipation. However, teachers are not only contending with the constant challenge of making their lessons engaging, but they also have to accommodate diverse learning styles. For instance, some students need to see examples, others are aided with manipulates, still others may need to process ideas aloud or make connections through webs or a sequence of steps. Clearly, presenting materials in a multisensory way is key so that all students can learn to their best of ability. But addressing all these issues can be overwhelming and exhausting. These games were created to help address these issues. Students can now learn about place value through interactive, multi-sensory games that are easy to make, appealing and fabulously fun.
Mindfulness Activity Cards for Developing Working Memory: Strengthening Metacognition, the Inner Voi
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Mindfulness Activity Cards for Developing Working Memory: Strengthening Metacognition, the Inner Voi

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Mindfulness Activity Cards for Developing Working Memory: Strengthening Metacognition, the Inner Voice & Visualizations - Mindfulness-based approaches to learning are getting more and more attention by teachers and administrators. These methods are helping students as well as their teachers learn how to manage and minimize stress, enhance memory and learning, improve classroom climates, focus attention, and even develop supportive communities. Learning to self-regulate, developing emotional intelligence, and managing both the mind and the body are at the heart of these programs. The current high pressure, lifestyle presents constant distractions for teachers and students. Electronic devices, competitive classroom environments, increasingly invasive administrative expectations, and both real and imaginary violence, provokes a “fight-flight-freeze response” in many of us, making learning virtually impossible. So helping students learn to calm their bodies and minds with developmentally appropriate mindfulness awareness practices, can make a profound difference. Dr. Warren’s Mindfulness Activity Cards were created based on the current research on working memory, and they can be used in classrooms or therapeutic sessions to develop working memory capacity and build community. Furthermore, they can be used to teach authentic dialogue and develop emotional intelligence. They are ideal for individual sessions and circle groups. This publication offers background information, 50 task cards, and a comprehensive list of citations.
Dyslexia Reversing Reversals:Orton Gillingham, sequence & tracking
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Dyslexia Reversing Reversals:Orton Gillingham, sequence & tracking

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Written by Dr. Erica Warren, an expert in multisensory learning, this 59 page workbook is great for struggling readers. Difficulties in discriminating letters and numbers, and even reversals of an image are common when children are faced with written language. Some also struggle with directionality - left from right and east from west. Although most children encounter this difficulty to some degree, some find this to be a pervasive problem. This download can help students that struggle with dyslexia, visual discrimination, sequencing, tracking, and image reversals to strengthen abilities through entertaining activities. This is a form of cognitive therapy that can be used by therapists, teachers and even parents. Here is the most recent review on Amazon: My youngest daughter has had vision therapy for over a year and still had issues with number and letter reversals, so her doctor suggested that we purchase this workbook. My daughter has much fewer reversals or if she does reverse something she sees it immediately and corrects the problem. Between the hours of vision therapy and this workbook, my daughter has gone from failing classes in school to being on the honor roll. Thank you!
Executive Functioning Card Game: Focus
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Executive Functioning Card Game: Focus

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Focus is a fun, executive functioning card game and cognitive, remedial tool that exercises working memory, attention to detail, response inhibition, stamina, as well as sustaining attention and mental shifting. For remedial help, Focus also exercises players ability to sustain attention. Players compete to find matching cards - but it's not that easy! Clues within the card share the rule for that card, and different cards have different rules. For one to 4 players, this game can benefit students with ADHD, learning disabilities, executive functioning disorder as well as the elderly and head injured. Focus is a fabulous way to strengthen the brain - while having fun! Research suggests that children are not born with executive functioning skills, but they have the potential to develop them. Just like going to the gym can strengthen the body, games that exercise the brain can improve mental capacity. According to the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, “When children have opportunities to develop executive function and self-regulation skills, individuals and society experience lifelong benefits. These skills are crucial for learning and development. They also enable positive behavior and allow us to make healthy choices for ourselves and our families.” Click here for a quick demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PH9f4c6Oqg Each purchase is a single license, for a single teacher. If additional teachers wish to use the product, please purchase additional copies. Thank you!
Writing Games Bundle
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Writing Games Bundle

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This is a super fun writing games bundle that helps to bring the fun factor into the writing instruction - learning process. This bundle includes: 1) 5 Ws Detective is a delightful sentence game that helps players solve silly cases by defining who did it, what they did, when it was it done, and why. Players work against time to solve clues, fill in the data, and then write a sentence to summarize their findings. Players can try to improve their own score and compete against themselves, or they can play against others. This game develops language processing, sequencing, processing speed, word retrieval abilities and more. 2) Show Don't Tell - Descriptive Writing is a multisensory writing game that teaches players how to become masters of descriptive writing. They will quickly learn how to “show” instead of "tell" in their writing with the use of descriptive adjectives, verbs, adverbs, similes, metaphors and personification. Instead of telling a story, players rapidly learn how to vividly portray a scene or scenario. 3) Show Don't Tell - Show Don't Tell 2 Descriptive Suspense is a wonderful way to help students have fun while mastering this type of writing. The purpose of this game is to help players learn how to improve their suspense writing by showing readers with the use of leading words, a series of three sensory hints to build tension, as well as descriptive verbs, adjectives, adverbs, similes, metaphors, personification, alliterations and onomatopoeias. Instead of telling a story, players quickly learn how to vividly describe a scene or scenario, expand their understanding and use of literary elements and grab the reader’s attention. What's best of all, students will learn all this while playing a fun game where they can compete against themselves or against others.
Free Short Vowel Game Puppy Party Sampling of Reading Board Games
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Free Short Vowel Game Puppy Party Sampling of Reading Board Games

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This is a favorite of all my reading students. Everyone loves Puppy Party! This freebie will introduce you to one of many board games that is available in my publication: Reading Board Games which focuses on for phonics and Orton-Gillingham based reading instruction. This particular game works on the short vowel sounds. As players practice their short vowel sounds and create words, they will collect puppy cards. The winner is the player with the most puppies!
Following Directions: The Fun and Easy Way (Beginners 2)
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Following Directions: The Fun and Easy Way (Beginners 2)

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Dr. Erica Warren, an expert in multi-sensory learning, has created yet another fabulously fun product. Subtleties in language can be a difficult thing to master. Many students struggle with the wording in directions and multiple choice questions. This book was created for students that need to learn how to follow directions, interpret questions and understand the subtleties of linguistic cues. Working as a learning specialist for many years, I have discovered that making the learning process fun and entertaining is key. Consequently, this workbook was created for my students and others like them that enjoy learning through games. By using these materials, students will strengthen the following areas of cognition: Language Skills Sequential Processing Spatial Abilities Memory Attention Executive Functioning Attention to Detail Visual Processing