Academics

Including Art, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Work Tasks

Keeping it Age Appropriate

There is literally nothing that makes my blood boil more than walking into a high school special education room and seeing a big ole' 17 year old sorting plastic colored bears into color coordinating cups. You know which bears I'm talking about. They are...

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What does ‘functional’ actually mean?

Recently, I've noticed that 'functional' has become one of those buzz words in education. We tend to sprinkle these words throughout our conversations and the real meaning of the word gradually gets lost. We talk so much about teaching functional skills...

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Theme of the Month: Life Skills for All

This month we will be talking about life skills. Now before you click out of this blog post because you teach preschool, teach students with a high level of academic skills, or think that teaching life skills don't apply to you - hold your horses. I am not...

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Taking Data on Independent Work

Independent work is key to any classroom's success. First, it gives you the valuable time to work in small groups or one on one with other students, work with paraprofessionals, implement and manage behavior plans, and oh so much more. Second, (and more...

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Monthly Task Boxes: FREE

I've got a SUPER exciting new promo coming at ya! This school year we will be giving 3 FREE seasonal work tasks each month. You can grab these work tasks only through the newsletter so be sure to sign up. The work tasks will range in level of difficulty so...

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Book Companions

As you are getting set up for the school year I thought I would give you an overview of all the book companions I have created so far.  These are a FREE resource for you to print out and use with your students!  Hopefully this gives you a chance to get the books ahead...

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Task Cards

How did this summer go by so fast?!!!  The good news is there is a BACK TO SCHOOL BONUS SALE TODAY ONLY on TPT!!!!!  Save 25% when you use the coupon code BTSBONUS.  This is a great time to get materials ready for the school year. I wanted to give you an overview of...

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