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Tips to help students follow directions so you dont have to repeat yourself a million times!

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By this point in the school year, you’re probably having some moments when you feel like you’ll lose your mind if you have to repeat yourself one. more. time. Some of you have probably felt like that since September! And that’s perfectly normal. A big part of a teacher’s job is teaching students to listen, follow …

Teacher Says!  A listening game that teaches kids how to follow directions.

Following Directions and Listening Game: Teacher Says!

This week in the Get Ready for K Through PLAY! series we are focusing on activities that develop the social and emotional skills needed for Kindergarten. The ability to follow directions, especially oral, multi-step

Diagram of a Listener.pdf. This would be great for the beginning of the year and as a checkup too!

Diagram of a Listener.pdf. This would be great for the beginning of the year and as a checkup too!

Visual for Listening behavior

Getting Students to Listen

Teaching students to listen is no easy task. Sometimes, I feel like I am trying to herd a bunch of cats! I use a “Whole Body Listening” poster in my classroom. The speech pathologists and ABA teachers at my school introduced me to “Whole Body Listening.” They use a Whole Body Listening Social Story they created through Boardmaker to give the students an idea of what whole body listening looks like. The idea behind the social story is based on an article written by Susanne Poulette…

FREEBIE!  Listening Comprehension recording sheets - 5 versions!

Listening Comprehension {freebie} - Little Minds at Work

Hi friends! My little youngsters take weekly ELA Skill Checks and weekly Math Skill Checks. I love the weekly assessments so I can address any friends that are not quite getting the weekly lessons. They are also great in order to prepare the students for our quarterly district assessments. I also LOVE that the students must use …

Do You Hear What I Hear? 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Listening is the gateway to understanding and communicating and, therefore, is absolutely critical for language learners of all skills. If students struggle to listen carefully, they will mi

This FREEBIE, “Attending Skill Strategies: Visual Support Posters and Prompt Cards” can be used to teach, and later prompt, the skills of paying to the teacher or task.

Attending Skill Strategies: Visual Support Posters & Prompt Cards

"Attending Skill Strategies: Visual Support Posters and Prompt Cards" can be used to teach, and later prompt, the skills of paying to the teacher or task. Each skill is broken into its component parts and presented as easy to remember acronyms of "SLANT" and "give me FIVE." This resource provides ...

Free Instant Listening Center.  So easy for you!  Your students will love scanning the QR codes.

Attending Skill Strategies: Visual Support Posters & Prompt Cards

Free Instant Listening Center. So easy for you! Your students will love scanning the QR codes.

Listening center: a cd player with a different mix of songs, and they can press play to listen to one song. When they are done listening, they paint/draw/write/dot what they heard.

Listening Center

This is #3 is my center series. The listening center is a great way for students to focus on exactly what they are hearing. While at the center, the students complete a “listening guideR…

Listening skills tips and free labels

Do you ever feel like the Verizon guy?

Can you hear me now? Do you ever feel like you are talking, but you're not sure if all of your students are listening to you? Some days it seems like you need to do a sound check. After numerous conversations with parents of my non-listeners, I discovered a pattern. These students had frequent ear infections when they were toddlers. Toddlers years are important developmental years when it comes to skill development for listening and following directions. This is the stage when children learn…

Come get a free sample of Dr. Warren's popular Following Directions publications. Mazes and other entertaining activities teach critical thinking, the subtleties of linguistic cues.  They also help to develop mental flexibility, vocabulary, attention to detail, and more. They are great for developing the skills needed for multiple choice tests and following written and oral instructions!

Free Inferences Activities and Games

This free download offers a sample of a 60 page down-loadable workbook that is also available as a hardcopy. Enjoyable, multisensory activities and games assist students in understanding the complexities of inferences/implied meaning. First, implications are taught through visuals. Later, student...

Listening Skills Develop Over Time

Supporting Success For Children With Hearing Loss | Speech & Language Development at Home

12 Speech and Language Considerations ASL Development Cued Speech Information Math & Language Development Social Communication – PRAGMATICS Theory of Mind – Implications for Social Success Language is learned through exposure. Children pick up words that they hear (or signs that they see) in their environment as adults are communicating with one another. Approximately …