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Be Proactive: Getting to know your students {before you actually meet them}

When you are first hired as a special ed teacher at a school, whether it is at the beginning of the school year or the day before school starts, there are so many logistical things that are necessary to do to ensure you have a successful school year. Since I have my multi-categorical sped certification…

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Five for Friday!

Every week I have full intentions on doing this, and then Friday comes and goes and it doesn’t happen! For some reason, I have been able to be totally caught up on blogging {4x in one week?!} Here we go… {one} My fourth graders are about to leave me! Middle School is a whole different ball…

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Be Proactive: 10 ways to use Google Docs to collect and store data!

As I mentioned on my post here, Google Drive is a beautiful thing for special educators and regular ed teachers alike! If you need some help setting it up, check out this post. For those of us that are blessed to have Ipads, it gets even better. Google Drive has its own app to download…

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Summer Bucket List Linky

  I’m linking up with A Cupcake for the Teacher with my Summer Bucket List! {Professional Goals} I have a lot of school related goals for this summer, but I am most excited about my Be Proactive summertime series and developing my blog and my TPT store more. I never have enough time during the…

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Be Proactive: Using Google Docs to Collect Data for IEP Goals!

As most of you know and maybe some of you are about to find out very soon, special educators have a daunting amount of paperwork to go along with all the other tasks we do on a daily basis. This paperwork is very important, tedious, and requires so so so much time that sometimes we…

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Coming Soon!

After graduating with my masters in special education and elementary education, I thought I already knew everything about how to be an effective teacher. Cue the slap in the face! Learning how to be a teacher is so much more than what you learn in your college years or during your student teaching experiences when…

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#teacher talk tuesday

    I’m always a little late to the game…   Follow me on Instagram    @teachingspecialthinkers   Join in on the fun – #teachertalktuesday

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Please, Pardon the Interruption!

My blog will be look all kinds of crazy for the next few days as I am giving it a face lift! I want something new & fresh! Please bear with me during this time 🙂

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Curb Those Testing Jitters!

Hi all! Just wanted to write up a quick post during “testing season” to pass on a few tips on how I keep my students on point during testing time. A lot of kids tend to get the testing jitters, even though they won’t admit it. To help out, give ’em a little boost of…

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Giveaway Winners and MORE amazing giveaways to enter! Plus a SALE

After a week of entries – I am so so so excited to announce the winners of my Final Countdown Giveaway! These ladies better get ready for some major goodies to start springing up in their emails! I had such a good time hosting this giveaway! I met some amazing bloggie friends and I am…

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