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July 21, 2019

If you haven't heard already, today is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. There are endless ways to celebrate the occasion and learn more about Neil Armstrong's "giant step for mankind." Fifty years ago, the world gathered around television sets to...

June 27, 2019

Summer is the season for vacation, travel, and car trips. Hitting the road often means entertaining kids for endless milesAs kids, we all probably remember playing the license plate game, I Spy, or traffic bingo. If you're in need of some fresh ideas that promote lan...

January 1, 2019

Happy New Year!

2019 is full of possibilities

if you're willing to take the risk to try something new.

Failure isn't a measure of who we are,

but an opportunity to start over.

So, don't let failure stand in the way

of doing something truly magnificent this year! 

W...

October 22, 2018

As a speech-language pathologist, content selection is a key element in clinical practice. Content is selected for a variety of reasons, such as student interest; specific speech and language models contained within it; and opportunities for communicative involvement....

October 3, 2018

How do you see what's inside a mummified Peruvian bundle? Why CT scans of course. In 2014, visitors to the Field Museum in Chicago could manipulate images on a touch screen table with the touch of a finger, exploring images layer-by-layer, from various viewpoints and a...

September 10, 2018

A few years ago during a speech therapy session, a group of preschoolers and I were reading a book about a bear. Despite a persnickety bee, the bear enjoyed some honey from a nearby bee hive. One of preschoolers commented that she had never seen a bee hive before and w...

September 3, 2018

In today's world it's easy to find yourself between a tablet and a hard place. As SLPs, educators, and parents, we want kids to use screens in educational and beneficial ways.  However, digital media isn't always associated with quality, communicative interactions and...

May 23, 2018

 Looks cool, but what is it?

HINT: I'll let you know if your guesses are warmer or colder.

Give up?

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May 16, 2018

              Houston Museum of Natural Sciences

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April 18, 2018

 I've seen plenty of QR codes, but nothing like this before.

Where have you spotted them?

 I spotted these at Midway International Airport in Chicago awhile back.

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February 1, 2018

 Everyone knows those famous words, "Houston, we have a problem!" 

Only, there's no problem - just a bright, sunshiny, humid-free kind of day. That can be a bit of a rarity in Houston, so the Houston I'm referring to may be computer generated. In fact, ac...

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