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School Year of Core Vocabulary Words – Older Student Lessons: Resources for January

December 28, 2023 by - 2 Comments

School Year of Core Vocabulary Words - Older Student Lessons: Resources for January

Welcome to the first post in the School Year of Core Vocabulary Words – Older Student Lessons Series! In this post, guest authors Michaela Sullivan and Lindsay Dougherty focus on a selected set of words to highlight for the month. In addition to their wonderful slide decks with activity ideas, they also share helpful implementation tips for using descriptive teaching/talking. Finally, don’t miss the data collection forms specific to Level 1 and Level 2 words. SCHOOL YEAR OF CORE- Older Student Lessons¬† INTRODUCTION- January 2024 Happy New Year!¬† Welcome back to a new School Year of Core Series, School Year of Core – Older Student Lessons (SYOC-OSLs), which was created for individuals in middle school through adulthood.¬† We hope that this new year brings joy, peace, and fulfillment to you and your learners. Thank you for continuing to pursue new ways to support your students and adult learners to communicate... [Read More...]

January Year of Core Vocabulary & School Year of Core Vocabulary Words

December 21, 2023 by - Leave your thoughts

January Year of Core Vocabulary & School Year of Core Vocabulary Words

Looking for resources to support core vocabulary instruction? The Year of Core Vocabulary Words and The School Year of Core Vocabulary Words, two series of monthly resources for core vocabulary teaching, remain popular with therapists, educators, and families. We’re reprising those posts for anyone interested in following along and utilizing the resources developed by quite a few people in the AAC community. The initial series was based on a small set of core words for each month (see that post here). We followed that with a second set of Year of Core Vocabulary Word resources for a new list of words (click here for that post). Among the many resources are the activity calendars created by AAC SLP and co-founder of Talking AAC, Rachael Langley. Many other contributors added to these efforts over the years. The School Year of Core Vocabulary Words, authored by guest contributors Michaela Sullivan, Alisa Lego,... [Read More...]

Video of the Week: About School Year of Core Vocabulary Words Older Student Lessons by Michaela Sullivan & Lindsay Dougherty

December 20, 2023 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: About School Year of Core Vocabulary Words by Michaela Sullivan and Lindsay Dougherty

Next week, the fabulous guest authors Michaela Sullivan and Lindsay Dougherty will begin posting monthly resources for the School Year of Core Vocabulary Words series. They are introducing a new version that focuses on the same core words but has activities designed for older students. If you work with core word learners who are in middle school, high school, or adulthood and are looking for resources to help with implementation, take a look at the video they created. Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfzLetV7pis&ab_channel=SchoolYearofCore

School Year of Core Vocabulary Words: Introducing “Lessons for Older Students”

December 18, 2023 by - Leave your thoughts

School Year of Core Vocabulary Words: Introducing "Lessons for Older Students"

For over a year, we’ve had an interest in a version of the School Year of Core Vocabulary Words suited for students in middle school, high school, and beyond. Michaela Sullivan and her colleagues have been hard at work at that, and we’re excited to share the addition of those monthly posts starting in just a few weeks. Look for target words for two levels of communicators, symbol grids, activities for teaching and practicing those words, data collection forms, and helpful information on implementation strategies each month. Today, Michaela and Lindsay Dougherty introduce you to their newest version of these wonderful resources. School Year of Core Vocabulary Words: Introducing “Lessons for Older Students” by Michaela Sullivan and Lindsay Dougherty Welcome back to a new School Year of Core Series – SYOC-Older Student Lessons by Michaela Sullivan, M.A. CCC-SLP and Lindsay Dougherty, M.S. CCC-SLP To the parents, teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Para... [Read More...]