It’s that time of the month again…wait! Not THAT!
It’s Research Tuesday!
That means it’s time for the SLP Bloggers to dust off their journal sleuthing skills and review an article. I seem to always have trouble deciding on which article I want to write about. I either have several and can’t seem to choose, or none of them inspire me. Thankfully, after several days of
hemming and hawing…err… preocastrination looking around I decided on the following article. So…without further delay… Continue reading
Imagine my surprise when I was happily perusing twitter…and I saw a tweet in all caps.
Now, for those of you not in the know…that’s just rude. I mean it’s RUDE! (see…it gets your attention). When the person who tweeted it is near and dear to me and familiar with twitter etiquette or “twitiquette” as I like to call it, I knew it wasn’t rude…it was important.
It’s no secret that many of the states are going to Common Core State Standards. It’s also no secret that many (many many) people are adamantly against them. Apparently some states adopted them and then changed their mind and backed out. Who knows, maybe many more will too and CCSS will be a thing of the past.
It’s Saturday the 22nd…that means it’s time to figure out which two people won the Vowel Viz codes!
Also known as HOW can I get a good /r/ out of this kid?
I’m fairly sure /r/ is one of the most hated sounds to have to work on, simply because it can be so tricky and there are SO many variations. But, I’ll tell you a secret if you promise not to tell anyone…I secretly like it. It’s a challenge. I’d much rather have a kid with a severe sound-system disorder (read phono) than a simple artic issue. I know…I’m weird. Even though I like a challenge, I’m always on the lookout for an app or some tool to help make it a bit easier for our kids. I mean, /r/ is challenging enough without prolonging it, right? Keep reading for a chance to win! Continue reading
Also known as Adventures in Article Reviews 7 (Bullying)
One of the biggest issues facing schools (and workplaces, if we’re honest) is bullying. Adults bully adults…adults bully kids…kids bully kids…kids bully adults…wait.. Yep. That’s right. It happens. We all agree it’s wrong, but we can’t always agree on what bullying is. What we can agree on though, is that often our clients with communication differences are among those most often targeted for bullying. So what can we do?
Periodically, ugly topics raise their heads, and everyone gasps, and commiserates, and does absolutely nothing but whine.
**Raises hand** I’m guilty. I admit it…