Are you ready to try cooking in your speech sessions, but not sure where to start? You're in luck! I've recently put together a free, on-demand webinar giving you all the details on how to start cooking in your speech sessions! Want all the details? Come along as we chat about how to get started with the "Cooking Up Communication" free webinar!
Why Cooking Is Great For Speech Therapy
If you're new around here, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about with cooking in SLP sessions. I am SO glad you asked!
I'm Kristine, a preschool SLP with a passion for cooking with kids. Using cooking will open the door for so much learning in your sessions. I know as soon as you get started, you'll be just as hooked as I am! There are so many benefits to cooking in speech sessions, but here's a quick overview of what you can expect:
- Language Skills
- Fine Motor Skills
- Sensory Experience
- Social Skills
- Cognitive Development
- Life Skills
- Create Memories
Sounds pretty great, right? I sure think so! Cooking with kids is truly such a valuable experience that you and your students will love! If you're ready to start cooking with your kiddos, be sure to join the webinar to grab all my best tips to make your sessions better than ever!
This free webinar is on-demand too, so don't worry about needing to be there at a specific time. You can hop on whenever it's most convenient for you!
Cooking Up Communication Free Webinar Topics
So, wondering what we'll cover in the free webinar? Here's a little overview of what you can expect.
1. How To Prep, Plan & Execute Cooking Activities
To start out, we're getting back to basics! During the Cooking Up Communication Free Webinar, you can expect to hear all my tips on how to make cooking activities easier and more effective.
We'll cover how to facilitate cooking activities from start to finish.
I have plenty of information for you on how to make planning simple, the best ways to prep for your activity, and then how to carry out your cooking activity in your session.
If you're worried about the logistics of cooking with young children, don't fret!
During the webinar, I'll calm your fears and share all my secrets on how to make cooking with kids fun and easy.
I promise it can be an enjoyable experience for everyone!
2. Where To Get Cooking Supplies & Ways To Save Money
Teachers and SLPs invest a fair bit into their lessons. Between supplies, books, tools, and toys it can really add up.
To be the best educators, we need A LOT of stuff right? Well, I know I do anyway!
Just because you have a lot of supplies on your wish list, doesn't mean you need to break the bank though.
During the free webinar, I'll share all my tips on what essentials to purchase, where to look for your supplies and how to save the most money!
You'll be able to build a speech cooking kit on the cheap and facilitate regular cooking lessons in your speech sessions without spending a fortune.
3. Choosing Goals & How To Target Them When Cooking
Remember those benefits I mentioned in the beginning? During the free webinar, I'll be covering how you can get the MOST benefit from your cooking sessions and work towards targeting specific speech goals.
Some of the things you might choose to work on could include:
- WH questions
- labels & categories
- following directions and more!
During the free webinar, we'll discuss how to choose the most beneficial goals for your students and target them effectively during your activities.
4. Tips For Carryover & Collaboration
Want to take your lessons even further? You're in luck! I'll be diving into this topic during the free webinar as well. We'll talk about how to extend your activities with books and other teaching tools to help your kiddos truly get the most out of the activities.
We'll even discuss data collection methods and options for collaboration with team members and parents to keep the learning rolling long beyond your speech sessions.
You can expect to gain insight and understanding on all of these topics and MORE during my free, Cooking Up Communication Webinar!
So if you're ready to start cooking in your speech sessions, sign up today and grab the webinar workbook here.
And don't forget, this free webinar is on demand so you can watch it any time that is most convenient for you!
One More Bonus: 1 Hour Of Professional Development
I almost forgot to mention! Watching the webinar will also grant you 1 hour of professional development credit. As soon as you watch the webinar, you'll be directed to a short survey about the webinar. After completing the survey you will be eligible to receive a certificate that you can submit for 1 hour of professional development.
Sign up for the webinar here and get started learning all you need to know about facilitating cooking in your speech sessions!
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