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Life skills classroom

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Hi everyone, Welcome to my blog! I am so glad you are here to read my very first blog post!! In this blog I am going to give you a description of a typical day in my classroom. I start by giving you some general information about my class so that you have an understanding […]

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The beginning of the day can be stressful. You are trying to greet students as they walk in at different times, answer questions, help students unpack and settle in, all the while taking attendance and hot lunch count and listening to announcements to make sure you don’t miss anything important for the day. In the […]

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Scheduling for special education is a DAUNTING task. Just like our kids we THRIVE on schedules (( and pretty much need them to survive)). One tip that I’m going to drive home throughout this post is that we HAVE TO be ok with CHANGE. Why? Because change is completely inevitable. It WILL happen. and […]

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There are so many working parts in a self contained or Autism Unit. Read MORE on what you can do to survive and thrive in a self contained classroom!

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Today’s guest blogger, Dana Howell, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who taught regular education, and special education. Dana has also been a paraprofessional and a speech-language pathology assistant. Her company, Behavioral Interventions And Solutions, creates ABA resources that empower parents with affordable and easy to use tools for managing challenging behaviors. At the start …

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Math Centers for special education. This work task practices patterns and sequencing, color identification, following directions and/or the order of a task, fine motor skills, hand dominance, grip, hand-eye coordination, and more. Learn more at Mrs. D's Corner.

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Disclaimer: I am not a social media expert, and I don’t claim to be. However, over the last year I have grown my Instagram following from 1000 followers to 50,000 with just my camera phone. Here are some easy tricks I have learned over the past year. 1.) Establish your brand My brand came easy …

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Although I hate admitting it, I’m not an innately organized teacher. However, in my 4 years as a special educator, I have definitely learned some tricks of the trade. 1. Data Clipboards I have my clipboards hanging from command hooks on two of my cabinet doors. This grab-and-go method is convenient and organized, making it …

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