Talking Matters: How do I help my child use verb... →
talkingmatters: Our last two blogs looked at helping children develop grammar skills. This week’s blog looks at two of the most commonly misused grammatical markers for school children; verb tenses and conjunctions. Verb tenses modify a verb to give us information about time, such as whether action…
Regarding reindeer - Clinicians please read
lindsaygrace: Me: Can you point to two animals that are alike? *Kid points to a reindeer and an owl* Me: Okay, how are they alike? Kid: They both fly. Me: Wait, what—oh. :) Okay I’ll take that. ♥♥ Clinicians, please remember not to destroy your kid’s childhood this Christmas by pointing out hard scientific evidence regarding reindeer and the functions of sleds. That is all.
Speech-Path-Ways: Intervention Strategies for Very... →
speech-path-way: Avoid questions Get down at their level Add language to experience – expand utterances Remember: they understand more than they can say Imitate sounds or actions made by the child Set up communication temptations – arrange their environment LOSE inhibitions and play! …
Resource!!! Yeah for Articles Applicable to... →
speech-path-way: Full text and PDF available articles applicable to interventions within the school setting: awesome. Here are just a few of the most frequently read articles- quite useful. Check it out!
Walt Disney Quote:
evenbopeepisgonenow: “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” -Walt Disney
How has Standardized Testing Affected You? (Open... →
world-shaker: I want to know how standardized testing has affected you. It doesn’t matter if you’re a student, student teacher, K-12 or college educator. The link above will take you to an open Google Doc where you can share your thoughts. If enough responses come in, I’ll follow-up with some highlights in a day or two.
Teachers in Tiaras: Attention Grabbers →
teachersintiaras: First off, I am so sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted! Things have been crazy at school and home, so the blog had to take the backseat briefly. Don’t worry-I’m back and here to stay now! I found some fun attention grabbers online that would work great in just about any classroom (I’m sure…