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Diving In with TAGS: A Preschool Lesson

Audience: Teachers of the deaf, special education classroom teachers, itinerants, pediatric speech-language pathologists

“Diving In with TAGS: A Preschool Lesson” is a continuation of “Getting Your Feet Wet with TAGS” using the CID TAGS: Teacher Assessment of Grammatical Structures (1-2-3) system to target and develop receptive and expressive language skills in a child with hearing loss.  The TAGS system is an easy tool designed to help a teacher of the deaf or an SLP focus cleanly on syntax, offering specific information to effectively target your teaching with children of different skill levels and monitor progress of syntax development over time. Through a preschool lesson, a CID teacher shares methods, recommended practices and strategies to help you make the most of your good teaching. This course highlights several fundamentals to help prepare and plan language lessons while learning about language correction and expansion strategies.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Prepare expressive language lessons
  • Chart and measure student progress on the TAGS forms
  • Use the TAGS forms to report progress to parents and other professionals

Length:  40 Minutes

Continuing Education Credits

ASHA CEU disclaimer Intro 0 05

.5 LSLS CEUs, AG Bell Academy

Disclosure Statement


Ann Holmes, MS, CED
Financial: At the time this course was produced, Ms. Holmes was the coordinator of the CID Emerson Center for Professional Development.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.

CID – Central Institute for the Deaf has developed and published a language assessment and tracking tool trademarked TAGS (Teacher Assessment of Grammatical Structures). This presentation focuses on using TAGS and does not include information on similar or related products.

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