Episode #155: ALgS or Model, Model, Model

September 2, 2016

Episode #155 features a recording of a conversation between Chris and his wife Melissa which takes place during a baby sitting session. The episode explores early language development and describes the strategy of Aided Language Stimulation (ALgS) necessary for teaching language to a user of augmentative/alternative communication. http://attipscast.com

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Episode #154: Planning for Motor Memory

June 23, 2016

Episode #154 features a discussion on the concept of using motor plans and motor memory to become automatic at using an AAC device. A.T.TIPS in this Episode - A.T.TIP #486: Plan for motor memory right from the onset of device implementation. A.T.TIP #487: Don't mess with the motor plan once established. Attribution Notification - Portions of the following musical tracks were used in this episode: https://www.freesound.org/people/Lemoncreme/sounds/186942/ https://www.freesound.org/people/ValentinSosnitskiy/sounds/218799/ https://www.freesound.org/people/ValentinSosnitskiy/sounds/234354/ https://www.freesound.org/people/ValentinSosnitskiy/sounds/218800/ This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp, provider of the award-winning Read&Write software solutions. http://texthelp.com

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Episode #153: The Corenerstone of Language

May 10, 2016

Episode #153 features a discussion on which vocabulary to target when teaching language to a student who uses an augmentative/alternative communication device. This is the episode for 2016 Better Hearing and Speech Month. This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp, provider of the award-winning Read&Write software solutions. http://texthelp.com

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Episode #152: Breaking Down & Building Up Language

April 3, 2016

Episode #152 is a discussion on how to teach language by breaking it down into component parts and structuring lessons around language concepts. http://attipscast.com This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp, provider of the award-winning Read&Write software solutions. Click on the banner above to learn about the amazing Read&Write products. http://texthelp.com

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Episode #151: SNUG & Presuming Competence with AAC

February 28, 2016

A discussion of the philosophy of Spontaneous Novel Utterance Generation (SNUG) and what the term ''Presuming Competence'' means in relation to teaching language to users of augmentative/alternative communication. This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp, provider of the award-winning Read&Write software solutions. Click on the banner above to learn about the amazing Read&Write products. http://texthelp.com

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Episode #150: A.T. Movie Review - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

February 9, 2016

Episode #150 is a review of the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens from an educational perspective. This episode is sponsored by http://texthelp.com

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Episode #149: Designing Awesome Experiences

January 9, 2016

Episode Overview - Episode #149 explores the idea that the cultural perception of school is a miserable experience that people need to trudge through rather than actively enjoy and suggests ways to change that perception. A.T.TIPS in this Episode - A.T.TIP #476: The C.U.R.R.E acronym (Curiosity, Uniqueness, Risk-Taking, Real World, and Enjoyment) This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp, provider of the award-winning Read&Write software solutions. http://texthelp.com

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Episode #148: Step Into The Light

October 18, 2015

''They're Heeeerrrrrreeeee!''

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Ep147: Good Thinking! The Science of Teaching Science

August 13, 2015

Episode #147 features an interview with Marjee Chmiel, the Associate Director of Curriculum and Communications for Smithsonian Institution, to discuss the launch of Good Thinking! The Science of Teaching Science -- a free, engaging and entertaining new web series designed to support science educators which addresses the need for accessible professional development tools that help teachers break down barriers to understanding scientific principles and increase their classroom skills. A first-of-its-kind series, Good Thinking! comprises short, animated videos that explore pedagogical ideas across a range of subject-matter topics like energy, cells, and gravity as well as cognitive research findings on topics like student motivation or the myth of left- and right-brained people. Good Thinking! shines a light on the classroom and pedagogical challenges teachers face, and provides solid, science-based ideas that keep their teaching on track. The series enhances K-8 science education and deepens understanding of STEM topics, for teachers and students alike. Melissa Bugaj, a special education teacher who team teaches in a Conceptual Physics class also participates as a special guest host. This episode is sponsored by the book, The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools).

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Episode #146: Listener Q & A 14-15, Part 2

April 26, 2015

Episode #146 features more answers to questions from listeners who have written e-mails over the past few years. There are a few more movie quotes thrown in for fun. Can you name the movies? Please support the sponsors http://texthelp.com and http://easygradeapp.com

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