As SLPs, many of us use games as general reinforcers while working on a variety of speech/language targets. A lot of times, the games may have nothing to do with the target we’re working on. Some games & activities I’ve been using this school year with my phono kids, though, have turned out to have great opportunities to work on… Read More
Community Helpers: Project-Based Learning
This year, my school district implemented Project-Based Learning (PBL) as everyone’s professional development project for the year. If you’re not familiar with Project Based Learning, it’s a teaching approach that’s very student-driven rather than teacher-driven, and students explore a real world problem/challenge/question of their choosing while exploring possible solutions through various methods– research, collaboration, etc… An excerpt from Edutopia explains… Read More
Dr. Seuss Describing!
Last November, I attempted a DIY Hedbanz game with different types of dinosaurs to describe. I used it with the afternoon prek kids in each classroom for my small group rotation, and they loved it. They needed a bit of prompting to figure out how to describe each dinosaur, but in general, it went pretty well. So, I decided to… Read More