Ideas for Applying Successful Learning Strategies to Self-Advocacy

October 5, 2017 A few years back I wrote a post about a great book that pulled together the research and strategies on how we learn best. Research showed that retrieval practice is the best way to learn material.  What does that mean?  Retrieval practice happens when a student answers questions about material to be learned […]

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This product has 6 different uses for an SLP/TOD!

6/28/17 I’m heading to the AG Bell Symposium in Washington, D.C. tomorrow and I can’t wait.  If you are going, please come by my table in the exhibit hall and check out LASH.  I like products to have multiple uses and boy does LASH ever! All of the hard products on the table will be […]

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ASHA 2016

12/4/16 I know that I’m a little late in posting about ASHA.  (Has anyone seen my energy lately?  I seemed to have misplaced it about a year ago.)  Anyhow, I want to share an incredible find in the Exhibit Hall.   I think this is an exciting tool for Early Intervention Programs to help parents […]

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Math Talk   

7-29-16  I remember when math class used to be a strength for so many school aged kids receiving language intervention because of the focus on counting and calculations.  That was before Math Talk entered the picture as part of the common core standards.  When our school district offered a professional development session on Math Talk, […]

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Make it Stick (originally published September 28, 2014)

  Have you read this great book yet?  Here’s a summary of study strategies proven by research to work! Make It Stick:  The Science of Successful Learning By Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, Mark McDaniel        2014  Retrieval practice should be the primary study strategy.  This means self-quizzing, retrieving knowledge and skill from memory.       […]

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