Visuals

Behavior Visuals for Specials Classes

We talked about this earlier this month - how problems behaviors don't only occur within the four walls of our little classroom homes. Behaviors will occur throughout environment and are sometimes more likely in unfamiliar settings. Gym class, music class, and art...

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Real Photo Token Board

For some learners, a traditional token board may be too abstract to understand. Some children need to start with something very concrete to illustrate that reinforcement is coming. It's important to fade reinforcement so students aren't used to getting a reinforcer...

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Mini Token Economy Board

Sometimes the simplest tool is your most valuable one. I started making these mini token economies way back when my first year teaching. These star charts are still one of my most used tools. If I am meeting with a new client or have a new student that I don't know...

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Behavior Social Stories

Social stories are a learning tool. They provide information in a concrete way using the support of visuals. They tell individuals what they should do (as opposed to only saying what they shouldn't do). Children with autism benefit from direct instruction and...

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Visual Necklace

Let's be real - behaviors don't only happen within the 4 walls of our classrooms. Sometimes I wish that they would because in those 4 walls, I am way more in control. In our classrooms, we have visuals, schedules, data sheets, paras, and ideas ready to roll. We can...

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Behavior Plan Flowcharts & Tools

Writing a behavior plan is all about individualization. There is no one-size-fits-all formula that will work for every student. This process can be daunting and overwhelming. I get it. I've been there. Sitting in front of that document wondering where the heck you...

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Visuals for Behavior

When I am mad, like raging someone just stole my last roll of velcro coins mad, I don't want to talk to anyone. The English language becomes difficult to understand and don't you even try to reason with me. I am seeing red. Our kids are the same way. And for some...

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Behavior Contingency Maps

Some of these behavior interventions are confusing for us to understand so how the heck are our kids going to understand these contingencies? Visuals to the rescue! Behavioral Contingency Maps are a MUST-HAVE resources that will clearly & concretely...

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Visual Monthly Calendars

All summer we have talked about the importance of schedules and visuals and now we've been putting into overdrive by saying the whole goal of this month is teach and solidify routines and schedules. So we all get it. Schedules are important. But don't forget about...

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Using Visuals to Teach Routines

We've been talking ALL SUMMER LONG about visuals. Not only did visuals have its own fully dedicated week of posts but visuals also crawled its way into our week on schedules. It even popped up in class structure, work tasks, and communication. We talk about visuals...

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Behavior Visuals

When I am mad, like raging someone just stole my last roll of velcro coins mad, I don't want to talk to anyone. The English language becomes difficult to understand and don't you even try to reason with me. I am seeing red. Our kids are the same way. And for some...

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Academic Visuals

Visuals are your best friend for a wide range of academics concepts in your class. Remember why we are using visuals and get ready to plop them into all of your academic instruction. Check out my favorite anchor charts (& why I LOVE using anchor charts), visual...

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