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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Alphabet Songs

Have you heard about the Alphabet Songs from Have Fun Teaching? I have just discovered them and LOVE them!! I am so excited about these videos and I know just who to show these to first! Take a look...


I have spent a lot of time with with ESS (SPED) and ELL students in the last few months. What they need the most is a fun way that is engaging to learn phonics, sight words, etc. Its what all kids need when mastering something difficult.

They also need to retain this information which is difficult for some students with disabilities. I have spoken before about how I love to use music to help them retain information. We sing a lot in my class. My poor kids all know I sing in the key of  M (me!).

These videos are available for free on YouTube or if it is banned at your school... you can purchase the set. But wait! Right now, any teacher who posts a review like this one can get a free set! Open to everyone. FREEE! Unlimited winners. Hurry as the giveaway ends May 31st.

AND as if this is not enough... you have got to go and check out the free worksheets and things they have to go with the videos. Here is a link to their phonics section.  This is seriously my new favorite spot... It is TEACHER HEAVEN!

Free centers. Free teaching resources. Free activities, games, smartboard lesson plans, and behavior management resources. Free music for all kinds of subjects. They have free giveaways about once a month. I am going to have to start stalking them!

I am heading out the door to see if one of  my favorite students is still around as she never was able to grasp the letter P. I am Mrs. Oland. No P. She works with Speech to correct this.... hmmmm.... maybe I should show this to the speech therapist as well.

Oh so many possibilities! I love it!

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5 Comments:

At May 23, 2012 at 8:15 AM , Blogger Mark Luchauer said...

Thanks for your awesome blog post! Teachers and parents, be sure to check out the Alphabet Videos by Have Fun Teaching! Your kids will have SO MUCH FUN learning the Alphabet and Phonics!

 
At May 23, 2012 at 11:19 AM , Blogger Miss Nelson said...

We love them too!

 
At May 23, 2012 at 4:19 PM , Blogger Jenny said...

Misty, my post today is about technology in the classroom. Love, love, love this!

I'd love for you to join my (very new) blog. jarsofpencils.blogspot.com It's my 7th year to teach 5th grade, and I learn so much from other bloggers that I thought I would join in on the fun!

Thanks!

 
At May 23, 2012 at 5:35 PM , Blogger Nicole said...

I LOVE Have fun teaching's alphabet songs! (They have great counting songs, too!) and they are FUN for the kids! I use them ALL the time on YouTube - I'm going to have to check out this giveaway though, it would be so nice to have them on file so I don't have to navigate every time I use them!
Nicole
Rowdy in Room 300

 
At May 23, 2012 at 7:25 PM , Blogger Lisa R. said...

I can't wait to use these as a review for my firsties at the beginning of next year!! Thanks for sharing!
Lisa
Learning Is Something to Treasure

 

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