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Teach Through Books: A Map of the World According to Illustrators & Storytellers Comments Off on Teach Through Books: A Map of the World According to Illustrators & Storytellers

Teach Through Books: A Map of the World According to Illustrators & Storytellers

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Class, Compare and Contrast, Expressive Language, Intraverbal conversation, Picture Comprehension

This is a gorgeous book of maps created by illustrators and storytellers. It includes everything from watercolor maps designed as antique maps but illustrating a record label to fictional maps based on film titles, and maps detailing…

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Teach Through Toys: Quercetti Super Saxoflute Comments Off on Teach Through Toys: Quercetti Super Saxoflute

Teach Through Toys: Quercetti Super Saxoflute

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Adjectives, Alike and Different, Block Imitation, Color recognition, Compare and Contrast, Expressive Language, Imitation Skills, Peer Play, Scanning

This construction set includes mouthpieces, twisting tubes, and trumpet ends to allow learners to create their own instruments. It is popular with both my preschool and early elementary school students. It’s also a great toy for facilitating parallel play and peer/sibling interaction.

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Teach Through Books: Look-Alikes Around the World by Joan Steiner Comments Off on Teach Through Books: Look-Alikes Around the World by Joan Steiner

Teach Through Books: Look-Alikes Around the World by Joan Steiner

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Art Projects, Compare and Contrast, Describing Pictures, Seek & Find

One of a series of Look-Alikes books created by Joan Steiner, this one is particularly great for mid-elementary to upper elementary students. Steiner uses everyday objects to create incredibly detailed three-dimensional scenes of famous landmarks from around the world.

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