Walking in the Hall with a Student

Do you go to your student’s classroom to get him/her and walk back to your room and then walk the student back to his/her classroom?  This can be valuable time for assessing, bonding, and learning!  Picture having a conversation with the student in a noisy hall.  Walking side by side naturally minimizes the visual cues […]

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Heading to SC AG Bell!

I will be exhibiting in Columbia tomorrow.  Please stop by my table if you  are there. Take me to TeachersPayTeachers!     Take me to iTunes!

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Another Use for Word Wheel

Do you have the app Word Wheel?  It is simply a roulette wheel on which you can enter an infinite number of word lists.  This past week I thought of a new list.  I have a student who is new to receiving H.I. services and is embarrassed by her hearing aids and DM/FM system.  She […]

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How to Save Money on TPT

Tomorrow (11/26/18) and Tuesday Rule the School will be participating in TeachersPayTeachers sitewide sale.  Everything in the store will be 20% off.  At checkout, don’t forget to apply TPT’s Promo code from the top of the page for an additional 5% off. Here are some helpful hints on saving money on TPT.  

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I’m Thankful for You!

I am grateful for all of my fellow professionals who are helping students with hearing loss be as successful as they can be.  Whether you work with deaf/hard of hearing students as a teacher of the deaf, speech-language pathologist, audiologist, psychologist or special education teacher, you know that our professions may not be financially rewarding […]

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Problem Solving for Secondary Students with Hearing Loss

11/19/18 Observing your students in their general education classes can be an eye-opening experience.  How many times have you had a 1-1 session where he or she is able to describe how to handle a situation then you see them in a class and even though they know you are there, they are doing the […]

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It’s All About Access!

11/17/18 Now that the school year is well underway, it is a good time to re-visit the issue of classroom accommodations for our students with hearing loss.  We need to make sure our students have auditory access in their  classrooms and other places in schools.  How can we do that? Yes, grades are important to consider […]

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Mute the Mic

11/4/18                 When I observed my two new students in their general education classes this fall, I noticed that reminding a teacher to mute the DM/FM mic was something we needed to address.  Both students were new to receiving services from the deaf/hard of hearing program, however, I think […]

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Follow-up to Using Gen Ed Materials for Intervention

11/1/18 I recently wrote about a course that I created for the The Online Itinerant about how we can use materials from the classroom curriculum to work on IEP goals.  This week a great article was published in ASHA Leader Live describing how  one speech-language pathologist does this and lists some great resources that I want […]

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