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Meet Games For Special Needs!

Finding appropriate, open-ended games and activities for the classroom can be a struggle as a special educator. We want to keep our students engaged in activities without overstimulating them with toys that make a lot of noise or have lots of gadgets on them. I was fortunate enough to have Christen from My Hands On…

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Top 5 Turkey Books

November is the best! Thanksgiving is the start to the holiday season, and the turkey books are silly and fun and fabulous. Plus, TIME OFF SCHOOL. My students have always loved reading about all these crazy turkeys (and one crazy old lady). As always, I like to keep my book lists short and sweet. These…

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Literacy Series: Bring Back Picture Books! Strategies for a Successful Story Time in SPED

If you have been following me on here or on my Instagram account, I’m sure you know how much I love creating and adapting materials to help my students access REAL books. I remember my first year in a self-contained classroom years ago. I tried to do a read aloud of Pete the Cat at…

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