Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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Below is some of the things we use in our Homeschooling, or think will be great for other Dyslexic learners! Some are ones that I am looking forward to getting too. I think learning through games is the best thing to concrete those neurological pathways after learning a new concept as well as break up the day for them and get them to enjoy learning again :)

POP for Rhyming Game - $9.99

Fun pre-reading practice with a POP! Pull a picture card say what you see ("cat") then say a word that rhymes to keep your card. Pull a POP bubble and all your cards go back! Fast-paced game includes durable bubble-jar container with guide printed on the outside 80 bubble-shaped cards and spinner. Spin and take a bubble card. Name the image shown on the card and then say a word that rhymes. Watch out for the POP cards! Be the player with the most bubble cards and win!

Talk Block Set of 5 - $72.99

Recordable block reaches beyond simple listening and speaking practice (auditory) to also include visual reinforcement. Insert card/photo and press down to record and replay up to 30 seconds of sound. Flip the switch to lock. Convey activity instructions assess or reinforce skills (phonics sight words mental math vocabulary and more). Great augmentative communication tool. Grades PreK+

  • Ideal for speaking and listening records and plays back 30 seconds of sound
  • With a removable clear top you can create pictures symbols numbers or letters to match your recording
  • The large size is ideal for children with visual or motor skill impairments
  • Wall mountable
  • Requires 3 AAA batteries not included

  • We use this resource!

    Alphabet Center Pocket Chart - $34.99

    Ready-made alphabet center comes with 208 cards! Teaches alphabet awareness uppercase and lowercase letters and vowels and consonants with 52 color-coded letter cards Reinforces initial letter sounds with 156 illustrated cards Encourages children to sort cards into 26 letter pockets Includes 3 clear display pockets storage pocket and Activity Guide Nylon chart with hanging grommets measures 28"L x 34"H Grades PreK-1

    The awesome thing about Pocket Charts are that they feel like a game and they are fun for kids too!

    Hamburger Sequencing Pocket Chart - $34.99

    What a delicious way to learn the parts of a paragraph the scientific method or any step-by-step process. This unique hamburger-shaped chart is a great mnemonic device to help students remember things in a sequence. It includes 12 preprinted cards and 12 blank write-on/wipe-off cards. Features a vinyl storage pocket on the back and grommets for hanging from our Adjustable Pocket Chart Stand (LER 2196) or mounting on the wall.

    We use this Resource!

    Dino Math Tracks Place-Value Game - $24.99

    Learn math with a prehistoric twist. This award-winning game can be played at various levels. Counting addition subtraction and place value skills are strengthened in the ones tens hundreds and thousands places. For 2-4 players.

    Spill Your Guts Human Body Game - $26.99

    The pressure's on as student surgeons try to assemble all the patient's organs-without spilling its guts! Using the included 100 true/false question cards students answer questions about the human body and its organ systems. When they answer correctly they earn an organ to place in the body tray. When they answer incorrectly they spill the guts-and start over! Collect the most correctly answered question cards to win. Game features 11 plastic organ pieces: heart 2 lungs 2 kidneys diaphragm with trachea pancreas with spleen stomach liver small and large intestines and rib cage. Clear plastic body tray measures approximately 16"L. For 2-4 players or teams.

    I like how the Vowels and Consonants are colour-coordinated with the letters they are using.

    Blends Center Pocket Chart - $34.99

    This heavy-duty chart is sure to keep students' interests as you teach beginning blends. It features three clear pocket rows for card display and 207 coated cards (117 pictures 20 blends 40 consonants 26 vowels and 4 blanks). Made of easy-to-clean nylon. Includes Teaching Guide. Use alone or with Alphabet Center Pocket Chart (LER 2246)

    Happy Learning!

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