There is a mantra I want you to repeat in your head over and over again – visuals lead to independence, visuals lead to independence, and visuals lead to independence. And my dear friends – independence makes your life easier. And who doesn’t want an easier life. Our jobs are hard enough as it is. So let’s make it a little easier.
This resource – Visuals for Common Classroom Routines – will have an immediate beneficial effect on your classroom. This resources contains step by step visuals for 25 common classroom procedures. This intervention will help prevent problem behavior, reduce the amount of “reminding” you need to do, and increase classroom independence!
I have been sick of the adults in my room have a constant stream of unnecessary reminding my students of simple things. The noise can be overwhelming and too much language can be overstimulating to some of our kids. And most importantly – this can prevent students from becoming independent. A set visuals can quickly solve this issue. Adults no longer need to remind because we know have visuals in place. Here are my favorites that have been extremely useful in my classroom:
Check out this resource – Visuals for Common Classroom Routine for children who struggle to follow basic classroom procedures. Save yourself some stress and use visuals!!