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Progress Monitoring Decks

Hey there! I wanted to share one of my newest products with you! I’m always looking for ways to increase my students’ awareness of their goals in speech therapy. If me and my students are on the same page, then I find that we are able to make faster progress. If students are aware of what they are working on and why, then they are more likely to put forth their best effort. These decks are a fun way to help students keep track of their goals and progress. Here is a peek at how I use them…

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Looking for ways to increase your students' goal awareness and engagement in speech therapy? You and your students will love these progress monitoring decks! I describe how I use them in my therapy room and how you can adapt them to personalize them for use by you and your students. Get all of the details in this post!
First, I print out a set of cards. (I like to use card stock so the decks are a little more durable.) I then hole punch each student’s set of cards and keep them on a binder ring. (A paper clip would work, too!)

Idea: To make the decks reusable, print and laminate the cards. Students can decorate the cards with wet erase markers. When they are done using the cards, you can wipe off the marker and use them again.

Name Cards

The first card in the deck has the student’s name. The download includes editable cards, so you can type in your students’ names (or you can print blank cards and have your students fill them in).

Extra Option: In addition to my students’ names, I added QR codes. My students can scan their code and open up a Google Form that I created for them. We use this to keep track of their progress. Read about how to make QR codes here and how to set up Google Forms here.

The download also includes black and white cards for a printer-friendly option.
Looking for ways to increase your students' goal awareness and engagement in speech therapy? You and your students will love these progress monitoring decks! I describe how I use them in my therapy room and how you can adapt them to personalize them for use by you and your students. Get all of the details in this post!Looking for ways to increase your students' goal awareness and engagement in speech therapy? You and your students will love these progress monitoring decks! I describe how I use them in my therapy room and how you can adapt them to personalize them for use by you and your students. Get all of the details in this post!

Goal Cards

You can create your own goal cards using the included templates. I tend to print out blank cards so that my students can write in their own goals. I find that it means more to them if they put their goals in their own words. I have students fill in the bar on the bottom of the card as they make progress towards their goal. I use a variety of rubrics in therapy, but Maureen from the Speech Bubble and Abby from Schoolhouse Talk have awesome tools, if you want some more ideas.
Looking for ways to increase your students' goal awareness and engagement in speech therapy? You and your students will love these progress monitoring decks! I describe how I use them in my therapy room and how you can adapt them to personalize them for use by you and your students. Get all of the details in this post!

When a student meets a goal, we celebrate! We love using glitter washi tape to decorate the card.
Looking for ways to increase your students' goal awareness and engagement in speech therapy? You and your students will love these progress monitoring decks! I describe how I use them in my therapy room and how you can adapt them to personalize them for use by you and your students. Get all of the details in this post!

Punch Cards

I also give some of my students punch cards (see above picture). They can earn punches for attendance, good behavior, turning in homework, etc. When they fill up the card, they get to pick a reward. I am all about no-cost reinforcers. Kayla SLP wrote an amazing blog post about how she does this (check it out here). Students love working towards having lunch with me (surprisingly enough!), playing a game, and sitting in my chair for the day.

Brag Tags

To encourage students along the way, I also included 12 brag tags (a color and a black/white version). Students love adding these to their decks whenever they meet a goal.

Looking for ways to increase your students' goal awareness and engagement in speech therapy? You and your students will love these progress monitoring decks! I describe how I use them in my therapy room and how you can adapt them to personalize them for use by you and your students. Get all of the details in this post!

If you want to see more, check these out in my Teachers Pay Teachers store!

  
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