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Valentine’s Day Work Tasks!

Valentine’s Day is such a fun time to switch up your classroom tasks and activities. Stores like Target and Dollar Tree are perfect for hitting up to get some fresh materials in your independent work areas to keep your kiddos engaged! Here are a few ideas to help you get started! Put-in Tasks    …

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New Year, New Workboxes

If you are like me, you have students that are in different stages of the Independent Work Systems. Some students are beginners and put-in tasks are their thing right now, while others can complete other skills such as matching or sorting. Below are some ideas for workboxes with materials you probably already have on hand….

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Winter Book List for January

Below are the books we will be reading for our winter unit in January. Winter and snow are such fun topics to cover!  The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats This adorable little story follows a boy on a snow day. He wakes up, excited to see all the snow outside, gets dressed, and plays…

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Eight Steps to Creating Your Autism Classroom Schedule

When you teach in a special education classroom with such varied ability levels, scheduling can be such a nightmare. If you have to  change your schedule, you’re in for quite a treat with how it may affect your students and even your teacher assistants. Obviously some of our students can be very rigid and a…

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