Smarty Ears Apps has been at it again. This time, they have answered teachers and parent pleas for an app designed to help in the general ed classroom as well as in the speech-therapy room. It’s a great app at a great price and SLPs will find it helpful as well… Continue reading
I read a lot of different articles. Most are research based, peer-reviewed articles. Some are research based…sort of, but not peer reviewed…some are just interesting.
I recently came across one regarding critical thinking…and it caused me to … you know…THINK
…critically. Actually, if I’m honest…
It’s hard to believe it’s March…and time for Research Tuesday (again!). I remember being in grad school (or maybe undergrad) and doing a group project on articulation assessments. We were split into groups (or we split ourselves into groups, I don’t remember), and we were required to study an assigned articulation assessment, determine validity, specificity, etc… and critique the administration, picture stimuli, results, etc. It was an interesting assignment. I remember making the power point for it, and I remember talking with the Dean of the department and telling him I wanted to update the test we had (it was horribly out of date), and he said that’d be a great thesis or dissertation project. LOL. Too bad, I can’t remember the name of the test now (I could go look it up, but it’d take too much energy.)
Anyway…When I came upon today’s article, it reminded me of that assignment…and I thought it was important to review. So, without further adieu I bring you Research Tuesday! Continue reading
Also known as Yapp Guru and the March Madness!
Back in September 2014, I wrote a blog post regarding Yapp Guru. You can view it here.
Since then…Yapp Guru has been emerging even more on the horizon of all things speech-language pathology and special needs related. Still not convinced?
Let me see if I can help. Continue reading
I think it’s time to brush off these cobwebs. I’m considering presenting on the continued need for SLPs to advocate for their students and their sanity.
Periodically it’s time to revisit an old friend. Lessonpix is even COOLER now. It has a sharing feature, it has scales (like loudness scales or crisis scales), it has a perpetual tray… I mean, seriously, what are you waiting for. Check them out!
It’s also no secret that many (most that I’ve talked to) SLPs absolutely dread working on /r/. They often wait until they can’t wait any longer (even though research shows that most kids develop /r/ WELL before 6)…
One of those “favorite” apps that I use all the time is R Intensive.
(here’s a link to the Yappguru.com review)