From the monthly archives:

November 2012

Creating a Book of Thanks

November 29, 2012

Creating a Book of Thanks The true meaning of Thanksgiving is a tough, yet important topic to talk about. A lot of conversations can work around items discussed in the month of November. Writing and drawing books about the holiday allows children to be able to talk about their views. Once finished making this project, […]

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Language Activities with Turkey Feathers

November 22, 2012

Language Activities with Turkey Feathers As we continue into fall, we often need to spend some time assessing students. Are they reaching their goals, are changes needed in their accommodations, or perhaps they need more of a challenge. While more traditional means may be needed, start with something a little more hands on. Classrooms all […]

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Focus on Thanksgiving Traditions and Songs

November 15, 2012

Focus on Thanksgiving Traditions and Songs When you think of Thanksgiving, you visualize family, food, turkey, and special memories. Children are very receptive to learning when it is focused around holidays and celebrations. It is also a great time to share some of your special holiday traditions with them. To tie in at home, as […]

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Time for a Picture Book Walk

November 8, 2012

Time for a Picture Book Walk Book Walks are a great idea to do with children when you are trying to build their confidence with speech. It allows them to share their thoughts on something where there are no wrong answers. Once you have selected a picture book, share the front cover of the book. […]

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Building a Bridge with Books

November 1, 2012

Building a Bridge with Books Books are powerful resources that we often forget to utilize with children during time together.     Picture books tell a story with words and also pictures. Though we often think that they are only for younger children, they are great tools to use with all ages. These days, there are books […]

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