I think grammar is awesome and speech sounds are cool, but what do kids think? Well, they aren’t geeking out like me when I teach grammar. These books help you learn how to teach punctuation to beginners and teach kids grammar. But how do we as educators keep it fun to engage elementary-age kiddos? ... Read More about 8 Books That Teach Kids About Grammar and Punctuation
Are you searching for grad schools in speech pathology? While you sift through speech pathology schools, consider my reflections on my own journey. Ten years ago this fall I started the masters program in speech pathology at Northwestern University. I was just coming off of a year of undergraduate ... Read More about 4 Grad School Regrets You Can Avoid!
There’s nothing worse than making a “faux pas” when speaking a foreign language. It is one thing to make a funny mistake when traveling, but public school employees should try their best not make errors that could offend students and their parents. This has happened to me as well. It's easy to ... Read More about 15 Naughty Spanish Words, Wrong Translations, and Tricky False Cognates to Avoid
My first year working in Chicago Public Schools I caught every single germ the kids brought with them to speech class. Being sick made my CF year tougher than it needed to be. I've learned a few things since then and I'd like to share what I do to prevent illnesses, even though I work with sick ... Read More about 8 Ways for Early Childhood Teachers, Speech Paths, and Other School Employees to Avoid Getting Sick
Now is the right time to join the profession as a speech-language pathologist. It’s a rewarding career that is increasingly in demand. There are shortages of speech paths in both the educational and medical settings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics* the field of speech pathology will ... Read More about How to Become a Speech Pathologist: The Educational Basics