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Monday, 19 February 2018

Visuals in the Classroom!

Visual Direction Cards: 57 Terms {A Hughes Design}  




I love visual schedules! I think they are so helpful following directions. I use them for my non-verbal and severe kids. I also have some older kids who are having a hard time in class. They are usually looking around the class or to follow off of a peer. When the kids are a bit older (grade2-5) I want to give them help but I also want it to be age appropriate. 
I went looking around and this is what I found. 


Ashley Hughes- you probably know her from her awesome clip art but she also makes this.


It is 57 Visual Direction Cards for classroom. 
She uses it with her ESL students (awesome idea!)
"It contains cards so you can 'show' your students what to do during activities. I use this with my ESL/EFL students and it works wonders. I just explain instructions and hang the cards for reinforcement. I rarely have students ask me "What do I do now?"."
 

You can print, laminate and then use them on the front white board or on each table if you are doing centers. I put magnetic strip on the back so that they can be quickly used at the front smart board.  



Love it, Click on the pic above to see it in her TPT store. 

 

 

Phonological Awareness

Hey Everyone!

 https://creatingcommunicators-mindy.blogspot.ca/2018/02/phonological-awareness.html



At one of my schools I had a kid in grade 4 who was unable to rhyme! I couldn't believe it! I felt defeated! So, I got thinking, what can I do? I went on the hunt and came up with some really great products and ideas. I am going to work with him on the entire phono goal- beginning to end! It is estimated to take me about 11 weeks- If I work my butt off! Then I got thinking, I bet he's not the only one... SO, because I don't have enough to do, I am going to do a program with my kindergarten to grade 4. Wish me luck.  

What I want to know is any tips and trick you have on how to carry out classroom activities that target phono? Any ideas, resources you love? I'd love to hear from you!

Here are a few of my old favorites and some new purchases!











Love Tara West! Here are a few of her products!

Not only does she have fantastic product, she recently came up with a "systematic curriculum." Honestly, I don't know how she does it?! Her store is amazing, she must not sleep! :)





Phonemic Awareness ENDLESS BUNDLE

  

And the Clever Classroom!
This is a really great no prep product that has a lot of activities on each skill. Definitely money well spent!


Phonological & Phonemic Awareness Interventions


Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Valentine Freebie!!




Happy Valentine's Day!

Here's a quick freebie to help keep your eye on your love and not on planning therapy!

:)

Valentine Speech Treats

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Valentine-Speech-Treats-2373893


Tuesday, 6 February 2018

#feb2018slpmusthave




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 For February I am putting my Concepts Pack on for 50% off!!

Everything you need to teach concepts, written step by step!



 :)

Concepts Step By Step





And don't forget about my Valentine Freebie! It is a quick pack to target pronouns, verbs, vocabulary, following directions, and beginning sounds.


Did I say.... FREE!!


Valentine Speech Treats

Valentine Speech Treats


Monday, 5 February 2018

Sequencing Mats


Hey Peeps!





I have kids who are working on their sequencing 
skills and story retell. I need the kids to be more 
expressive but I need activities that are at “their 
level.” I find that many books are way to easy or 
way too long. I need something quick that we 

can read and sum up into its parts. I also need 

visuals,  so I went looking. :)


I found these Sequencing Mats, and I love them. 
They are quick little stories that my kids can relate

to, like normal daily routines. I bought them 

because they are super easy to make, just print 

and laminate. Then you can get some Velcro or 

even sticky tac (I call it fun tac!)


And, there you go!  A fun center to do in a class 

or in speech therapy!

 
Thank you Mrs. Kadeen Teaches!! Click on the pic 


below to be taken to her TPT store!


 Sequencing Mats-Readers

Friday, 2 February 2018

Got the Winter Blahs???

NO PRINT Winter Nouns & Pronouns 



Are you tired of winter? You are if you are Canadian! We have been cold here in Northern AB!
I love it here, but not -40! UGH

To help you all get through the deep freeze I found this FREE, NO PRINT product from Allison Fors!
It targets Nouns and pronouns and  you can use it on your iPad, what kid doesn't love that!


Keep smiling and stay warm! :)

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Happy February 1st Sale!

I know it seems most of us check out TPT but don't forget about TN!

They have some really cool giveaways and they allow up to 50% off sales!


 http://www.teachersnotebook.com/shop/mindyop



I love it, who doesn't love a great deal!
Here are some of my products and don't forget all 50% this weekend!
Happy February 1st!


http://www.teachersnotebook.com/shop/mindyop