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How to Prep File Folder Tasks at Home!

Y’all, I think it’s no secret that file folders are my jam. For years, I have been building up my collection so that I can have several folders to pull for literally ANY skill I cover with my elementary age students.. from basic skills to 4th grade skills. File folders are fabulous, pretty easy to…

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Get Organized for the New Year: How to be Efficient and Stay on Top of Classroom Materials

I love organization. I love boxes, binders, file folders, plastic baggies, planners.. if it helps me stay organized and less stressed – I’m totally in. Our days are VERY fast paced and there is not a lot of down time or prep time, so I have learned several different ways to keep myself from being…

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Here’s to Another Year: Autism Classroom Tour!

  I have been CRAZY excited to share my classroom with ya’ll this year. This is my third year in this classroom, and I’m in love with how it turned out it this school year. I kept a lot of the same centers from last year, and added a few new fun ones (Magnet Center,…

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Color Coding Your Classroom For MAXIMUM ORGANIZATION

  Today I want to share with you about my “color-coding” classroom organizational system. Although it sounds silly, assigning my students a color at the beginning of the school year is my go-to for organization. It has saved my sanity. With 3 instructional assistants, a lead teacher, and a student teacher, keeping data and student…

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A DAY IN AU {Morning Routines: Unpacking}

For students with autism, the ultimate goal is complete independence. As teachers, we really need to push our students to do functional activities (like unpacking their things) on their on through routine, structure, visuals and work systems. Because we split our kids up at pick-up time, we are able to spend the time needed in the…

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