Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Stop by and check out our super Cool Toy Selection!

As Summer is fast approaching and with it the baseball/softball season.... Thought you might like this.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Speech Recorders

Speech Therapy Helpers

MeCorder™ Mini Video Recorder
• Lets students see themselves as they record!
• Simple, compact video recorder for speaking and listening practice and collaboration in beginning tech projects
• Document and assess their learning, then upload and share
• Features 30-second recording, playback, LCD screen, mic, USB, and magnetic back
• Measures 2.25" x 2.25"

• Self-Help
• Social & Behavioral
• Cognitive: Receptive Language
• Cognitive: Expressive Language

Key Points:
• Children can see themselves as they record - great for enhancing articulation practice
• Use for self awareness/self assessment/biofeedback in the areas of grammar and speech articulation/phonology. The ability to replay and repeat is key for children, along with seeing how their mouth is formed to produce the sounds
• Recordings can be uploaded to collect goal progression data
• Aids auditory memory deficits by recording directions for a child to replay when necessary.
• Can be used to reassure a child who is apprehensive experiencing novel situations. Mom and Dad can record reassuring messages that the child can play back, for instance on a school bus.
• Also great for sending messages and progress back and forth between parents and teachers.

• Speech

Talk Point™,
Simple buttons record and replay up to 10 seconds of clear sound. Use for activity instructions, reminder messages, word or sound practice, math fact exercises, speech therapy and more. Provide immediate self-assessment. Record and re-record instantly, or flip the switch to lock. Five bright colors. Measures 1 3/4" in diameter. Grades PreK+

• Can be heard in a busy classroom
• Designed for preschool and elementary students, and busy teachers
• Adapts easily to any situation
• Is child friendly - ideal for simple activity instructions, phonics, speech and language therapy, intervention, self-assessment, treasure hunts and more
• Lasts and lasts since the battery is replaceable
• Fits perfectly in little hands
• Mount alongside bulletin boards, tuck into pocket charts or student's backpacks, or place on the corner of a student's desk
• Allows for color-coded uses

Easi-Speak™ PRO USB Recorder
Encourages students to you can assess! Record, replay and download up to 4 hours of audio. Share files with specialists or parents, or upload to digital portfolios. Extended features include LCD menu screen for easy file management and editing-shows track number, battery life, memory and recording format. Ideal for presentations, interviews, fluency, math facts, teacher conferences and more.

• Makes a great tool for presentations, reporting, interviews, podcasts, fluency readings, math facts, teacher conferences, intervention, assessment (including digital portfolios and self-assessment) and more
• Offers more sophisticated, professional design for grades 3 and up
• Download to your computer (PC, Mac) and send files to other teachers, parents and specialists
• Upload to your class website, virtual learning network or digital portfolios for assessment
• Provides easier file management and editing-screen shows track number playing, battery life, memory status, recording format plus other features
• Can be used with other speakers for amplification
• Allows 2 students (or teacher and student) to listen without disturbing others
• Does not require purchase of batteries
• Choose the file format/size that's right for you
• Attaches to clothing for convenience
• Edit recordings

Language Tutor™ Learning System
Get lots more out of card-reader systems for less! Introducing the new standard in card readers, Language Tutor features improved technology and affordable pricing. Language Tutor and card sets offer digital audio content, extensive memory and speech recording capabilities, and real-life photography that connects learning to student experiences.

• Engages all students in beginning reading including English language learners and students with special needs-through a unique multi-sensory language acquisition method.
• Allows independent, self-paced listening, speech and reading activities.
• Focuses attention with LED lights that accentuate key letters, word parts and words in sync with the audio track.
• Uses barcode technology driven by durable cards.
• Stores recorded speech for up to 4 users so students can compare their speech to the model, and teachers can track student progress at their convenience.
• Supports individual students or groups of up to 3 students.
• Features 2 headphones and 2 microphone jacks.
• Requires 4 AA batteries (not included) or AC adapter (included).
• Language Tutor pod measures 11"L x 9"W x 5"H; barcode cards measure 8" L x 4"H.
• 17th Annual Teachers' Choice AwardsSM for the Classroom WINNER - 2010.