Our progress monitoring and benchmark tools will assist you in planning Sand implementing instruction and intervention as you collaborate with colleagues to foster student engagement. Using our data collection process, determine how individual students organize and interpret information used in problem solving. Differentiating instruction becomes a reality with the use of our evidenced based progress monitoring techniques. The analysis, interpretation and mindful use of data ultimately does make the difference for a child!
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“At the core of the Core is really that child sitting in a classroom at Memorial School on Main Street, Anywhere, USA. We can never forget that within the clamor for more intensive instruction within and across academic disciplines and grade levels, is the small voice of a child…waiting to be heard.” Maryellen Rooney Moreau, June 14, 2012
This book aligns the Common Core State Standards with MindWing’s methodology. It provides effective, evidence-based interventions to help students who are “at-risk” and those with identified learning difficulties to develop the Communicative Competence necessary to meet grade level standards and be prepared for college and/or career.
The “Core” of the Core includes...
This book will also provide the methodology necessary for helping those students who are “at risk” or have identified learning difficulties with…
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How do educators use differentiated instruction and formative assessments to plan for student success? The Essential SGM® includes key elements of Story Grammar Marker® and is designed to teach professionals to use our evidence-based techniques. Its easy format and corresponding PowerPoint and activities will prepare you to move theory into practice! College professors will find this vital in their journey to teach students how to facilitate the development of narrative discourse and critical thinking skills.
This Kit contains:
The Essential SGM® includes key elements of Story Grammar Marker® for professors/instructors to teach graduate students learning evidence-based therapeutic techniques. This resource is designed to put theory into practice in narrative discourse development. Narratives assist students in the areas of oral expression, comprehension and written expression as well as social cognition and communication. These “essentials” link narrative development with thinking and talking about situations and events in books, media, real life and current events!
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Also available Additional Student Materials
For those “fans” of Story Grammar Marker®, Braidy®, ThemeMaker™ and Talk to Write, Write to Learn™ who may not be interested in the Autism Collection books and activities, you now have the opportunity to incorporate these NEW games and activities into your classroom and therapy.
The Game Set includes:
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MindWing’s Universal Magnet Set is a 33-piece set of large, colorful magnets depicting MindWing's patented icons. They can be used with both narrative and expository text instruction and intervention.
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This colorful, eye-catching deck of cards (standard 52-card deck with 2 jokers) is for use with Narrative as well as Expository text. Each “suit” represents an “episode” of a narrative and the Jokers depict expository text features.
There are 10 suggested games for use with the cards, in conjunction with children’s literature & MindWing’s methodology, that incorporate lessons for working on language, thinking and social skills.
These cards, by nature, are fun for all ages! And, they may be a particularly appealing manipulative for some adolescents (as opposed to Braidy the StoryBraid® or Story Grammar Marker® manipulatives).
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Bunch of Braidys is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster that graphically displays Braidy the StoryBrai®d in various iconic forms of narrative development as depicted by community helpers.
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The ThemeMaker™ Expository Structures Poster is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster that graphically represents MindWing's patented icons as they relate to the seven expository types.
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The SGM® Episode Organizer Poster is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster.
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The CHARACTERistics Poster is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster displaying words related to the development of character. It focuses students on characteristics, as they relate to personal and fictional character development.
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The Critical Thinking Triangle Poster® is a student-friendly, 18" x 24" laminated poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster that displays the patented SGM icons associated with critical thinking within narrative. It focuses students on thinking verbs and feeling and planning words.
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The Classroom Pragmatics Poster™ is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster that displays the ten areas of the social uses of language (pragmatics). It focuses students on global importance of using language appropriately.
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The Feelings Poster is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster that alphabetically displays feeling words. It focuses students in grades two through high school on feelings and their relationship to “kick-offs” in life and literature.
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The Complete Episode™ Poster™ is a student-friendly, laminated 18" x 24" poster or 8½" x 11" mini-poster that graphically represents all of the patented SGM icons associated with a complete episode narrative (story).
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