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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Scrap Booking

May 26, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Scrap Booking | Filed in: Language.

Scrap booking can be a fun and entertaining way to elicit language or speech in all ages and abilities. Take/Get Pictures – Purchase a digital camera or use your cell phone. Take photos of events,¬†people, etc. in the client’s life, or other interests of the client, while targeting language/speech goals. If taking pictures is too • Read More »

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Using Digital Photos to Teach Language

May 7, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Using Digital Photos to Teach Language | Filed in: Communication, Language, Making Materials.

Children LOVE to see photos of themselves so take pictures and make learning activities! ¬†Here are some ideas: Play Bingo with the students pictures Show part of the photo and try to guess who it is Sort boys/girls Use digital disguises (hat/glasses/jewelry) Delete the eyes and mouth, print, and then use manipulatives to change expressions • Read More »

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