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Independent living skills are a collection of age appropriate skills necessary for leading the most self-sufficient life possible. The scope of these skills will change and grow as the person ages and learns new sets of skills. Teaching the importance of being responsible for oneself will reap benefits for a lifetime. Learning that you are [...]

Do you work with a child or a student with speech delays? Do you have friends or family members that are hard of hearing? If this sounds like you or if you’ve been curious about signing, then we think you’ll appreciate the upcoming additions to abcteach’s ASL section (Free | Members) abcteach is proud to [...]

The abcteach Spelling Tool can be used to make word lists that complement your theme units and that help students generate stories during free writing sessions. After printing the word lists you have created with our Spelling Tool, laminate several copies of each list to place in a spelling box in your classroom.  Spelling box [...]

Winter Wonderful

February 4th, 2011

As I’m writing this blog, blankets of snow continue to pile and the view that was once my window is…not. It’s February in Chicago and we’re in the midst of one of the biggest storms in decades. Although the adult views are mixed, this snow day has brought many smiles to the faces of our [...]

Is your heart strong? February is Healthy Heart Month! The month may be short and the center of attention on sweets, but our focus should be on what keeps us going: our heart! The following are some wonderful heart-conscious events: • Most school age children will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart in theirs schools. [...]

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