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Elephant and Piggie Books to the Rescue

March 13, 2014

Author Mo Willems has many wonderful books that children adore. His Elephant & Piggie series is very popular with emergent readers. The series can also be used while working on speech and language goals during sessions. The two best friends provide a wealth of social situations that can be used to explore emotions when talking […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

February 20, 2014

The month of February is important in the United States because we celebrate Black History Month. While many children learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January, the entire month of February is a celebration of men and women that fought for civil rights in America. Many children in multilingual families have come from […]

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A Very Speechy Christmas

December 5, 2013

Although not every family will be celebrating Christmas, it is a major holiday during the month of December. There are many non-religious ways to embrace the celebration during sessions. As always, think about your students and their practices when deciding what to incorporate. Mix in some information about Chanukah (which started the night before Thanksgiving […]

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Talking about Turkeys

November 21, 2013

Turkeys are a symbol of Thanksgiving in the United States and children are well aware of this. Rather than focus on the meal, it can be fun to think outside of the box when incorporating turkeys into speech and language planning.

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Halloween Style Sensory Exploration

October 24, 2013

Working on speech and language goals requires thinking outside of the box from time to time. Children learn well when you involve their senses, so incorporating this can be beneficial. Children that are shyer about their speech will often open up more when actively engaged in an activity and exploring items for fun holidays. Halloween […]

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Autumn Stories, Sing Along, and Puppet Play

October 10, 2013

The fall and celebrations within, like Halloween, provide fantastic ways to incorporate different ways to work on speech and language goals. Books about the holiday, growing pumpkins, and others can provide additional opportunities for children during sessions.    

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