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Acknowledging Communication Attempts | English Language Arts Strategies for Students with Cognitive Disabilities

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In this inclusive upper elementary classroom, students are working on story elements and text-to-self connections. One of the students is learning to use his communication device to participate in the group lesson. The practice to note in this clip is how the teacher acknowledges the student's communication attempt. When students are learning to use their communication system, communication partners should attribute meaning to all communication attempts even when the intended meaning is uncertain and delivered at an inappropriate time. The video demonstrates effective strategies for engaging students with significant cognitive disabilities in literacy instruction.

Making Words Using a Tile Manipulation Board | English Language Arts Strategies for Students with Cognitive Disabilities

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Students in this self-contained upper elementary classroom are working on phonics, specifically substituting initial consonant sounds. One of the students is using a tile manipulation board. The student is given five letter choices to change the word TOP to POP. The letter choices are also displayed on the student's communication device. With guidance and support from the teacher, the student selects the P to change the word TOP to POP. The video demonstrates effective strategies for engaging students with significant cognitive disabilities in literacy instruction.

Anne Says Her Prayers | L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars

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Listen to Anne’s first bedtime prayer as she tries to please Marilla in this quietly humorous scene from L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars. This clip provides some background about the importance of religion in the Victorian era, as well as an excellent opportunity to talk about the eccentricities of form. Discern and debate the differences between a letter and a prayer, and decide what makes this one of the funniest from L. M. Montgomery’s classic book.

ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

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