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Phil'Up Chuck Core Vocabulary Game

Posted August 30, 2017 in Stories and Strategies for Success

I’m always looking to get kids to engage in learning, and it’s really all about having fun. The core vocabulary movement is taking augmentative and alternative communication by storm and people are always looking for ways to learn and use their AAC systems.

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Georgia Half Marathon 2017

Posted August 23, 2017 in Communicators in Action

This morning I did the Georgia half marathon.

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Descriptive vs. Referential Teaching

Posted August 16, 2017 in Stories and Strategies for Success

It’s time to take a test. Answer these questions:
- Which planet is sixth from the sun, is very big, spins fast but moves around the sun slowly, and has large rings?
- What do we call the time between 1760-1840 when life was changed by how things were made?
- Name a type of housing that Native Americans used.

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Did Someone Say Food?

Posted August 9, 2017 in Communicators in Action

Hello, this is Kyle Dinwiddie. In a couple of months, I’m going to be eighteen. And this made me think of last year’s birthday, which was amazing.

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Circuit Training

Posted August 2, 2017 in Stories and Strategies for Success

In my intense interventions elementary classroom, I love collaborating with my SLP and SLPAs to utilize the word of the week core vocabulary instructional approach. This has been an amazing way to specifically target core words. To supplement word of the week, I have created a systemic approach to vocabulary review. I call it the Circuit Training approach.

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