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Lots of LEGO for Language Skills

January 22, 2015

Everyone likes to have fun while they are actually doing work, and kids are no different. The use of LEGO toys within speech and language creates a wide variety of activities. The best part is that while kids are using LEGO bricks and mini-figures, they may not be aware of the speech and language skills […]

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Get Moving in the Name of Speech

January 15, 2015

It can be hard to keep focus during the winter months because the weather may be cold and gloomy. Kids crave movement, and it may not be possible to take them outside during this season. If you have space for your students to move during sessions, you can utilize gross motor activities with speech and […]

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Practice Makes Perfect with Verb Tense

January 8, 2015

The English language is filled with a lot of special rules that can make it difficult to learn. Irregular verbs complicate matters for a lot of children, especially ESL students. Some of the best ways to help them is to practice the irregular verbs in games and practice using them in conversations. Many speech language […]

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Differences and Dreams

January 2, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on January 19.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to help children to embrace their differences and celebrate their own cultures. For many students and families with English as a second language, they are in the United States following their dreams. When starting the New Year off, it is a nice time to […]

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Fun While Learning with Snowman Crafts

December 18, 2014

As the holidays wind down, the winter season is still in full swing. Snowmen provide a great transition from the holidays to weather related learning and fun. Children adore seeing snow friends that are in stories, movies, and seasonal decorations. Craft activities provide a nice way to add in something hands on for a speech […]

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Holiday Snacktivity Ideas

December 11, 2014

Baking with kids is a wonderful way to incorporate a lot of skills into one session. Of course, most speech and language classrooms are not able to accommodate baking. Because of this, you have to be a little more creative to incorporate a snack and project all in one. If you are in a location […]

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