Archives: Language

Feely Box

January 5, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Feely Box | Filed in: Language.






Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Common household objects or small toys Activity: Place a common object in a box and cover with a cloth. Let your child put his hand under the cloth and feel the object. After your child has felt the object, ask him to guess what it is. Suggested Script: What • Read More »

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Making a Lotto Board with Google Docs

August 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Making a Lotto Board with Google Docs | Filed in: Articulation, Language, Making Materials.






You can make a lotto game board using either Google documents or Google presentation. Your board will be available to edit anytime or to print from any computer. You can also make it public for others to use.  It only takes 5-10 minutes or even less. This presentation includes step-by-step directions using Google Documents to • Read More »

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Sparkup Digital Reader

July 29, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Sparkup Digital Reader | Filed in: Articulation, Communication, Early Literacy, Language, Making Materials.






My favorite digital reader for young children is the Spark Up Reader. It uses a digital camera to attach the page to your audio recording of the page.  It has plenty of memory for LOTS of books and the recordings can be backed up to a computer.  Here are more ideas on how to use • Read More »

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AnyBook Reader for Kids

June 3, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on AnyBook Reader for Kids | Filed in: Communication, Early Literacy, Language, Making Materials.






The Franklin Anybook Reader is a great digital reading device that can motivate and engage any child. Here are some other ideas that can help make kids enthusiastic readers: Alternative Uses: Place stickers in designated spots in text for students to stop and answer a prompt that has been strategically inserted. Prompt students to find • Read More »

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