Summer is here and by now your kiddos may already be tired of the slower pace and lack of schedules. In my corner of the world, things don’t slow down, rather they ramp up! New toys appear, new goals are written and sessions are added to make the summer months productive for learning speech and… Continue reading I Scream, You Scream, Teaching with Ice Cream!
Last week, I outlined the phonological awareness skills necessary for children to have a firm foundation for learning phonics (pairing sounds with letters) to begin reading and spelling. Today, I’ll break it down a little further and give you suggestions on how to teach each skill. WORD AND SYLLABLE AWARENESS Begin by saying a short… Continue reading Phonological Awareness – Words and Syllables
It is a cold, snowy day here and I don’t have kids in the office. Its a perfect day to share some of the funny things I”ve been told. B: My dad went hunting. He got a big deer. Me: Did you see it? B: Yes, and it came with ketchup already on it. … Continue reading Out of the Mouths of Babes