In the interest of authenticity, I’ll say it: I like glyphs. There. I've admitted it and I’m not taking it back. I think they're a fun way to get in reading comprehension (or listening comprehension if your students are not yet readers), add some color to a boring day, and learn about your students. And let's not forget that glyphs hang on one crucial skill: following directions. However, it has been my experience that the higher the grade, the fewer glyph options available. Also, STEM is such a massive trend at the moment anything else seems to have fallen to the wayside. I’m seeking to remedy this. The “Tell All Tablets” are a glyph intended for older students (such as grades 3-5), though they could be used with younger students. (Yes, I am aware I don't need the auxiliary before "Tell All Tablets". However, I am from the South and we like to hear ourselves talk, so that necessitates throwing in an unnecessary word in here or there so as not to
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