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Chapel Hill Snippets · 2W ago

Mother's Day Interactive Book and Craft

Here's a very affordable, fun little packet for Mother's Day (which will be here before you know it!).This is a language/literacy pack to go with Mother’s Day. This packet is meant for the m...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 1M ago

Green Eggs and Ham Companion Pack

Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr Seuss is a pretty awesome poem.  It builds as it goes, and my students memorized the lines. It's only written with 50 words, many of them core vocabulary.  When I d...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 1M ago

"Test Day, Team Player"---Book for Alleviating High Stakes Test Anxiety; Helpful to use with a Social Skills Group

A while ago, I reviewed two books by a local author, Shannon Fitzgerald (Halloween Night and Thanksgiving Weekend).She has now provided me with a third book, perhaps her best, different in s...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2M ago

On the Road to Key West!

Hi everyone,I'm now completely done, officially retired per NC Teacher's Retirement System and headed out tomorrow for a jaunt to Key West.  Look for pictures of geocaching, biking, sunsets,...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 2M ago

How to Retire Joyfully!

Hi SLP Friends!    Last Friday was the big day.  I managed to leave the building without turning into a blubbering mess, and now am sitting at home reflecting over a glass of wine (maybe a c...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 3M ago

"Yaks Yak" Awesome Book for Teaching Multiple Meaning Words! Free Printable Visual Supports

I totally love children's books, and am always visiting our local public library to find new ones.  I look for clear language in a book, but the book also has to actually help to teach conce...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 3M ago

Helpful Tips for Teaching a Language Group for Students with Severe Communication Challenges

Here in North Carolina, no school has been happening for several days.  We had snow, and when that happens, we become shut in---no school, no shopping, no driving.  The power has stayed on, ...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 3M ago

Academic Skills or Social Skills---Sorting Activity and Game

Here's a product I have to offer:  A unit on social skills vs academic skills.Some students I've taught really have no clue why they are in a social skills group; they really don't know what...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 3M ago

My Time Machine

I'm one of the lucky ones---I've had a stable job for 24 years.  So stable, in fact, that I've worked at the same school, IN THE SAME ROOM, all of this time.  When I sit back and think about...
Chapel Hill Snippets · 4M ago

PODDs Everywhere!

Hello Friends,I'm literally counting down the days until I'm no longer at my school.  Retirement is awesome! So many doors are opening for me, both professionally and personally and I'm over...