A great way to practice patience and sharpen a student's ability to follow step-by-step instructions is by folding origami.
Every spring, my students and I read Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and see how many paper cranes end up flying overhead come summer time.
Click here for some cheap and easy origami ideas you can try at home.
Joe Manning is a Colorado public school teacher with a background in 3rd-12th grade education. He has helped hundreds of students achieve their learning goals both online and off, and he is excited to find smarter ways to help hundreds more do even better.