In my county, students go to middle school in 5th grade. For students with autism, this transition can be suuuuper scary, especially for the parents. Incase you need some ideas to give parents or for yourself on how to help your students (even those transitioning to high school), go visit this site: Getting Ready for School: Transition Tips for Students… Read More
Archives for February 2013
A lot of my students struggle with fluency on top of their struggle with reading. Although most of them are able to pick apart a word based on learning reading strategies, they still struggle with their fluency when reading a passage out loud. On top of decoding, I have been using a fluency program my county has adopted and I have… Read More
Hi loves, Just wanted to drop by on this relaxing Sunday to leave you with a freebie and a link to an awesome giveaway going on over at Teaching And Tapas! I use this graphic organizer every week after I read the weekly story with my small groups. Since I pull so many students at different times as the special educator,… Read More
This post is going to be quick, but still has a nice little tip in it. My students HAVE to have hands-on manipulatives in math. It helps them so much and fully engages them into the concept they are working on. To introduce division, I went full hands-on using colored tiles, slates, markers/erasers. During this short activity pulling a large… Read More
Leigh from The Applicious Teacher was such a sweetie for nominating me for the Liebster Award! This is my second time being nominated — I’m so grateful! When you get a chance, go check her out! & here are the answers to Leigh’s Questions: Thanks for the nomination, Leigh!
Since I am a control freak and checklist-obsessed, I created this little puppy to help me stay on track when I have an IEP meeting coming up for one of my students. I figured if it was helpful for me, it may be helpful for another SPED teacher. Anything to lighten the load! If you want a free copy, click here to download from my… Read More