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Brain Drain Busters: Exciting Activities that Build Critical Thinking Skills The Alphabet Aerobics Speech blog will be taking a cue from our corporate-minded friends and enjoying "Summer Fridays." However, don't fear! We will continue to blog through the summer on Thursdays. Stay tuned for tons of summer fun and activities to prevent the dreaded summer learning loss, or "Brain Drain." Making Comparisons Comparing and contrasting is a vital skill. It's the foundation of critic
Fun Facts Friday
Elementary and Middle School Mayhem: Articulation Station Welcome to our Elementary and Middle School Mayhem series. During the month of May, we will be featuring information to support children in elementary and middle school. We will be including information about a wide range of topics, so stay tuned on Fridays during the month of May for great tips and tricks! Articulation Station When children feel that they are misunderstood, they often become frustrated and may shy a
The Difference Between "Speech" and "Language"
To understand a whole picture of communication, we break it down into "speech" and "language." However, this leaves many people wondering what exactly those terms mean. Speech The term "speech" refers to how words and sounds are produced using the tongue, teeth, and lips. Speech is often associated with articulation therapy, or help pronouncing certain sounds, such as "rabbit" instead of "wabbit." Some mispronunciations are age appropriate and do not require intervention, h