This is a Special Collection of Selected MindWing Materials (An OVER $1200 value!). This is the perfect collection for those who are in private practice, a clinical setting or in a school-based position dealing with varying ages and abilities, and wish to have a selection of materials from each of our kits without having to purchase each kit separately.
This collection does not includes the following products that serve specific populations: SGM® Spanish Maps (Story Grammar Marker® translated into Spanish), Holding Stories in the Palm of Your Hand (for DHH/ASL), and The Essential SGM® (for colleges and university programs). These products may be ordered separately if needed. It also does not include the SGM® iPad App, which must be purchased in the iPAD APP STORE.
Product No. 03 010 (Caucasian Doll) or 03 011 (Ethnic Doll)
The ThemeMaker® Kit is a uniquely designed approach to help students visualize and organize expository, informational material. The ThemeMaker® graphically represents—through MindWing’s patented icons—the seven text structures found in the content areas.
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The intention of the SGM® App is to help children think, communicate and learn. Since 1991, millions of children worldwide have benefited from using the colorful, patented icons of the Story Grammar Marker® (SGM®), a research-based tool for helping children with telling and retelling stories, comprehension, writing, reading comprehension and social communication. Now, the SGM® has come to life in the form of an App with exciting animation and engaging features that allow kids to see, listen, touch, move and interact with the icons to tell create a story!
Teachers, speech language pathologists, reading specialists, literacy coaches and parents can use this App with kids to help them “Become a Star Reporter” and create & tell their story or re-tell something they have read, seen or experienced. This app will help children to organize their thoughts for expressing or writing. It can help them with critical thinking and problem solving skills as well as to make connections among texts, themselves and the world around them.
The icons in this App are designed to “free up” working memory by giving kids a visual representation of the parts of a story that they can see, touch and move! They can type, draw, import images or import pictures from the camera roll to create a unique story or to retell a story from a book, show or movie. After creating each story, they can use the SGM® to assist them in telling their story and recording it. They can then become the SGM® Star Reporter and hear themselves telling their story! Each story can be saved and/or emailed to parents/teachers/specialists to monitor progress.
The Story Grammar Marker® can be used to support Common Core State Standards. This app is fun and engaging — and the methodology is research-based! Enjoy!
Are you looking for a guide for the development and expression of expository thinking? MindWing’s ThemeMaker™ is a uniquely designed approach to help students organize , comprehend, orally express, and write high level narratives and informational text. ThemeMaker™ focuses on the 7 primary text structures: description, listing, sequencing, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast, and persuasion. These text structures are a roadmap to oral and written argument. In addition to these structures, we have included a conflict resolution process to tie into social communication and pragmatics.
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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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In addition to the “jar,” the “JAR-gon” Kit contains:
Increase syntactical complexity and improve the level of sophistication of oral language and writing of your students with this handy, portable jar containing all of the components needed for the Cohesive Tie Activity.
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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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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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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 book, and the activities it supports, make vocabulary building an active, enriching experience, helping students to expand their vocabulary and word choices in a way that is fun. It is a graphic thesaurus that students can use independently to visualize word relationships through visual “word clouds.”
Features 41 illustrations with a total of 491 words. Designed for children in grades 2-6. Click here for a review of this book.
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This 2-sided chart pairs the concepts listed below with Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DoK) and with language development foundations of narrative and expository discourse. These concepts are:
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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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Item No. 05 021 (Mini-Poster $2.25)
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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Item No. 05 041 (Mini-Poster $2.25)
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).
Item No. 05 000 (Poster $8.95)
Item No. 05 001 (Mini-Poster $2.25)
The ThemeMaker® Student Tool is an expository (information text) tool made up of four pages including plot outline suggestions and a student progression “tracker.”
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