Sunday, January 25, 2015

FREE CVC Word Family worksheets from Grasshopper Apps!

I was searching Teachers Pay Teachers for some new work for my reading group and stumbled upon Grasshopper Apps' TPT page. That's right, the same people who give us thirty four educational apps for free also have twenty six FREE downloads on TPT! Teachers and parents of early elementary school children need to check these out!

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Free Phonics Printables from Fun Fonix!

As a Speech Pathologist, I often modify phonics activities to address articulation skills and I'm always looking for new materials. I was excited to find a website with wonderful phonics worksheets, printable phonics e-books, online phonics games and more. The worksheet makers are fully customizable so you can design them to meet the needs of your child. Fun Fonix has a variety of different types of worksheets including: build a word, spelling, read and choose, word searches, crosswords and phonics mazes. Check out all this site has to offer you and your beginning reader today!

Friday, January 23, 2015

Homemade Assistive Technology: Easy projects to DIY and save money!

I love being able to make items for my students to use, especially if it means it's of little or no cost to the school, the student or myself. Adapting everyday items into assistive technology is easy once you know what you are looking for. The Oklahoma Assistive Technology Center's website has a whole page dedicated to homemade assistive technology with materials and specific directions for making each item. Below are a few of my favorite from this site.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Free App Friday! Get 18 apps FREE and save almost $40!

Free App Friday is sponsored by A Parcel of Courage.

There are some great apps on today's Free App Friday list, including  a great app for early phonemic awareness and dyslexia support, a Smart Apps favorite with Monki Hide and Seek, and many apps I didn't already have (always a great day!).

Download all 18 apps now and save $38!