Flip ‘n Talk - June 16th, 2012

  Description-  The Flip n’ talk is a low-tech communication board and is by far one of the most inexpensive communication board kits on the market.  Its light-weight and the size of a notebook.  The recommended layout is placing the Core Vocabulary on the main board and more specialized vocabulary words up above on the […]

PODD Intro - June 15th, 2012

Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display       Linda Burkhart’s 3 hour seminar was jammed packed with words of wisdom.  Her seminar is highly recommended!  In fact Linda is IT for PODD training in the U.S…Gayle Porter is in Australia. What is a PODD? P- Pragmatic= the way we use language socially O- Organization= the arrangement […]

Keeping Up with New Assessments - June 14th, 2012

PLS-5 English Basic Kit- $279 + shipping PLS-5 Spanish Basic Kit- $325 + shipping PLS-5 Combo Kit- (English/Spanish)$588 + shipping OWLS-2 Basic Kit- $375 + shipping PPVT-4 Basic Kit- $ 227  +shipping EVT-2 Basic Kit- $  227 +shipping SSI-4 Basic Kit- $ 157 + shipping   Recommendations for Scoring Software Programs- Goldman Fristoe Test of […]

Easybee’s Free Google Docs!!! - June 13th, 2012

With well over 500 downloads!!!!  And the Easybee Team continues to add new docs! Click here-    Easybee Google Docs List    

Guide to Online Speech Therapy Programs - June 11th, 2012

“Its very simple, just sit with your child 5 minutes a day and practice these worksheets.”   From both a parent perspective and professional stand point, having access to a speech therapy program anytime and anywhere is enticing.  Take for instance a student in speech therapy in the public or private school setting.  Both the […]

Worksheet Sleeves, Worksheets on the iPad or both? - May 14th, 2012

I am using both!  With the way iPad has taken off in the schools, I struggle with the thought that eventually we will not use worksheets in therapy.  And I dream of the day that I will have enough iPads for a whole group so until then I am using both worksheets and my iPad. […]

National Stuttering Awareness Week - May 9th, 2012

May 7-11, 2012 During National Stuttering Awareness Week,  we would like to feature some of our favorite fluency books found in our database of more than 1,600 freebies.  Click on the “Freebies” link above to find more fabulous freebies!   Stuttering Stan Takes a Stand – free audio book       Sometimes I Just […]

The Ultimate Homework Station Reviewed - May 8th, 2012

When stumbling across the Study Nook on Pinterest, one quickly can figure out that although the designer won the award for the design its not available for purchase yet.  Study nooks, study carrels, privacy shields or homework stations all serve the common purpose of helping our children tune out distractions.  From simple to super deluxe, […]

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month - May 7th, 2012

May is a great time to promote awareness of communication disorders, yourself, your practice,and SLPs in general.  Here are a few things that you can do no matter what your work setting. Private Practice Not only is May a great time to raise awareness about communication disorders, but it is a great time to launch […]

How to Use Google Docs for Data Collection - March 28th, 2012

Quick Click to Easybee Google Doc Templates!   Google Docs Google docs has been the easiest and most practical online tool for speech therapy.  As a floating speech pathologist, keeping my caseload as transparent as possible is essential.  Google docs has kept me accountable and current to everyone.  The sharing feature on google docs has […]

Rory’s Story Cubes - March 23rd, 2012

  Rory’s Story Cubes by Gamewright are an exciting and fun way to work on a variety of language skills, including narrative language, syntax, and vocabulary.   It is also great for creativity and imagination.  Rory’s story cubes can be adapted for a variety of skills and skill levels.   For some reason when dice are […]

The Best Free Collaboration Tools for Professionals - March 20th, 2012

Endless possibilities exist with using the latest internet collaborative tools!  The stressful demands of school district personnel, professionals, and parents has increased in the last 10 years.  Luckily as the expectations professionally have increased so has the availability of the most powerful technology  on the internet, and they are FREE!!!  The tools I am recommending […]

A Practical Guide for Evidence-Based Practice in Speech Pathology - March 18th, 2012

  “Evidence based medicine is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. The practice of evidence based medicine means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research.” (Sackett et al, 1996) Evidence-based practice in speech pathology is […]

Navigating Our Website - February 17th, 2012

The website is organized into 5 basic sections- Easybee Apps, Professionals, Parents, Tech Review, and Freebies.  The Professionals and Parents pages are where we will provide our readers with current and up to date information and ideas concerning special education.  Tech Review is where we will be featuring cool technology and hardware that we personally […]

Welcome to Easybee! - February 7th, 2012

Our team of Speech Therapists and Special Education specialists began the Easybee project in early 2009.  The goal was simple- to develop high quality, time saving innovative technologies for educators of all types and settings.  The software and app technology we are developing is done with years of experience, development, and research; all in collaboration […]