Classroom-Based Intervention

4/25/20 Are you a: Special educator SLP Teacher of English Language Learners Teacher of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students? Is your school district is using EL Education as their ELA curriculum? Do your students need additional support in phonological awareness? This resource is for you! It is based on one of the trade books […]

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New – Book Booster Bundle

I created a bundle for my TeachersPayTeachers Store of all 4 Book Boosters! AND Monday, Nov. 25th is the #DeafEdMustHaveSale so it will be 20% off. AND I also put 2 of the books available on my website on sale Nov. 25th for 20% off as well! What is a Book Booster you may ask? […]

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Time-Saving Hack for CASLLS

At a recent staff meeting of itinerant teachers of deaf/hard of hearing students, we had a work session on learning to plot a language sample on the CASLLS.  One of my fellow itinerant teachers came up with a brilliant time-saving idea. She used Office 365 Word to transcribe her language sample.  With her sample open […]

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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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Using a Language Activity to Help Anxious Students

9/19/18 Recently, I added a new product to my TeachersPayTeachers Store called Sentence Combining. What is Sentence Combining?  An exercise for students who use a majority of simple and compound sentences to further develop their complex sentence structure.  It is an appropriate strategy for SLPs, Teachers Of Deaf /Hard of Hearing Students, English as Second Language Teachers […]

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Money -saving 10th Anniversary Special

April 22, 2018   Celebrating our 10th Anniversary                with special pricing       from 4/22/18 through 4/29/18!  $10 in TeachersPayTeachers $10 in  iTunes  

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Follow-up to post “From the Beginning (or not)”

April 6, 2018 Earlier this year I posted about a new referral that I received, a kindergartner who had not been amplified before January, 2018.  I explained the testing that would be done.  I want to pick up there and broadly describe strengths and weaknesses and what interventions the IEP team agreed on. Overall the […]

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Ten Year Anniversary

March 18, 2018   It is hard for me to believe but it was 10 years ago that I created my first game and started my company Rule the School.  How did that happen you ask?  In 2002 I started a new job as an Itinerant Teacher in a large public school district’s Deaf and […]

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Check out Unit 3 – Amplification!

April 2, 2017   The latest unit in the Interactive Self-Advocacy Notebook is available here.  I hope you find it useful!  It includes a Rationale – have you ever been asked at an IEP meeting why a  student should be pulled out of class to learn this information?  Here you go! What is included in […]

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