It can be easy to get overwhelmed with all of the various items taking place at the start of the new school year. Take a deep breath and use the fresh new start to think ahead and get organized. As you get to know new students or reacquainted with others, make outlines and plans for some important areas to focus on. While it may seem like more work now, it will assist in the months ahead. [click to continue…]
Bilingual Therapies is hosting a Back To School Bonanza! (Dare you to say that five times fast!)
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We will be accepting entries from now until Sunday, September 20, at 11:59 EST and announcing winners on Monday, September 21.
Imagine the faces on children when you pull out a pinwheel to use in a session. What they may not recognize is that while they are having fun, they are also working on speech and language goals at the same time. Pinwheels are easy to find or make and offer a lot of variety for sessions. Head to the dollar stores or other retailers and look for some pinwheels to bring in. Then think about locations where you can walk around with the shiny new resources to get started. [click to continue…]
The variety of available fruits and vegetables changes with the season. Kids may not be as aware of this, because you can often find most food in our grocery stores. Ask children if they have ever been to a farmers market for fresh fruits and vegetables. Take time before starting to poll the group to see what their favorites may be. Email all families to check in on special fruits and vegetables and identify any potential allergies. Multilingual students may have something special because of cultural ties or where their family lived before the United States. [click to continue…]
The summer months move by quickly, and before you know it, it will be time to start the new academic year. The more that is planned ahead of time, the less chaotic it will be with back-to-school stress added in. Some students may have received speech and language sessions over the summer, while others may have had the time off. In addition to this, new students will be added to those that you have been working with. [click to continue…]