20 Questions for Kids-Modify that Game...

Apr 12, 2012 by

20 Questions for Kids is another one of my top games in therapy. The cards that come with this game are a speech and language therapist’s dream come true. Put out by University Games, should really be called 20 clues. I will use it for a whole session or for quick 5 minute filler. The Original Rules: To be honest I never really followed the rules and it has been a long time since I have read the original rules. Each card gives 20 clues about a person (real or fictional), place or thing. The children take turns listening to the clues and try to guess the target word. To keep track of which clues are read, chips cover individual spots numbered one to twenty. The game board is a path in the shape of...

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Blurt-Modify that Game

Apr 12, 2012 by

Blurt is my absolute favorite game to use in therapy. I have actually worn out 2 game boards over the years. We play it a lot at home too.The Original Rules:Blurt is advertised as a “Game of Word Racing”. The general idea is to be the first to Blurt out the correct answer after a general description. Players take turns reading the descriptions or one person becomes reader. To start someone rolls the dice. The number on the die determines which description to read and how many spaces the first person to Blurt out the answer will move. The player who moves their piece around the board first is the winner. Skills Targeted: Word Retrieval, Pragmatic skills, Auditory Comprehension Modified Way to Play: I take control of the dice just to save time When working...

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Daniel Pink on motivation TED talk...

Apr 1, 2012 by

All administrators need to take a listen to this. I think you can learn something. This is one of the TED talks.  If you don’t know who Daniel Pink it’s time you did.  I recommend you also pick up a few of his books. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y&feature=relmfu   Teresa Please like &...

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