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Pathways Video Link

Video is 55 minutes long, but well worth viewing, with lots of tips for teaching. Along with Cindy Milner of Pathways for Parents, Maryellen Moreau explains the Story Grammar Marker icons using Braidy the StoryBraid. Clicking on the video will open another browser window to watch on YouTube.

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Summer Activities and Learning—2018

June 01, 2018

Sun Burst image“June is bustin’ out all over!” This is a title from a song from the Rogers and Hammerstein Musical, “Carousel.” I played the character of Julie Jordan in this musical back in high school, and this song plays in my mind every June! Also, the month of June has always signified to me—and to most people, probably—the END of school and the BEGINNING of summer. However, for many of us, the start of “summer” means teaching summer school, summer tutoring, doing summer learning programs, conducting language/literacy camps and many other learning activities. Below is a list of blogs/lessons that would be effective and engaging to use with your students in these settings!...

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Tech Tuesday: Problem-Solving Approach Using Story Grammar Marker® Icons

May 29, 2018

Boy Being Bullied pictureOf late, I’ve unfortunately had a number of students who are needing to deal with getting teased or bullied. This is a tough area to intervene in because it is so sad and frustrating to see a young student being victimized, particularly when their social learning and communicative challenges likely are the reason why. It’s also difficult because we can’t really just provide one way to respond. “Ignore it,” being realistic, oftentimes does not work. Over the past few years, I have worked in these situations around problem-solving approaches, Story Grammar Marker® providing a great tool in the process. Problem-solving can be considered to be a forked format, with SGM®’s icons providing a guide to consider the who, where and when the problem involves, the nature of the problem itself, feelings and internal states/thoughts resulting, and the plan (in the case of teasing, to end it)...

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