Tag Archives: Literacy

Puddle Jumping Sight Word Game

[Source: Fantastic Fun and Learning] April showers bring May flowers!  Here in Florida, we get afternoon showers quite often.  I don’t always resort to staying inside if it’s a rainy day.  We’ll sometimes just head on out with our rain … Continue reading

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Three Free Sites for Online Story Time for Kids! – Read by Celebrities!

[Source: USA Today] Because of coronavirus, many parents are working from home and most schools are closed for the foreseeable future. With families sequestered together, daily schedules have been thrown out the window. Celebrities like Jennifer Garner, Betty White and Jimmy … Continue reading

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Literacy Corner: What’s Going On In Your Child’s Brain When You Read Them A Story?

[Source:  Mindshift] “I want The Three Bears!” These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: (More) Winter Books: Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

By: Suzanne Herman, M.Ed., CCC-SLP Copyright 2011. Reprinted with the express permission of the author as it appeared on her weblog Books are an excellent source for therapy ideas and expanding a child’s speech and language skills. For more information … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: 5 Tips to Maximize Your Vocabulary Instruction

[Source:  The ASHA Leader Blog] As a speech-language pathologist working to close the achievement gap in a charter school system, I’m always looking for the latest evidence-based practice recommendations for vocabulary instruction. Vocabulary skills contribute to word reading, writing, listening … Continue reading

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