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No Batteries Required: Experience is the Best Teacher

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By Elizabeth Redhead Kriston, MS/CCC-SLP Why don’t we give ourselves more credit in the role we play in teaching our children all they know? So many of us have been convinced by the relentless advertising of toy companies that market their products as “learning toys” that we are not equipped to teach our kids the skills they need to succeed. Trust me when I say that your child or student is not really learning her colors and numbers from a talking robot toy or an electronic book. How could they? The concept of “blue,” for example, goes so far beyond...

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