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by mikesherry
Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Preschool & Pre-K Archive
Topic: Special Needs in the early years
Replies: 11
Views: 6847

Both of my daughters attended an early childhood program for ages 3-5, for the 2 years before they enter kindergarten. It was called phonology because it was only for kids with only speech delays. I am now homeschooling them both (k and 1st) The preschool was great. They loved it, had a wonderful te...
by mikesherry
Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Special Needs - Ideas for helping with speech
Replies: 24
Views: 10696

Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 11:34 am I talked to Lauren's speech therapist and we discussed what level she is at now and her therapist felt that I would be able to work with her on my own. She also willingly offered to evaluate quarterly each year to make sure that she is making good progress and give...
by mikesherry
Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: Handwriting - Encouraging proper pencil grip, right OR left
Replies: 61
Views: 30745

I found a really good website with a picture of the correct pencil grip and some grippers to help and they also gave the idea to use an easel.
Thank you!
by mikesherry
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:19 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Combining K & 1st - Experiences teaching them together
Replies: 39
Views: 20021

Great 1st Day!

I was getting so anxious about starting school again and really dreading it. I'm not really sure why but I was really nervous. We started today, doing 1st and K together (my 2 year old was sleeping so it was a little smoother....) We combined everything but the reading lessons and my K did all the c...