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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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Keeping Math Skills Sharp All Year with File Folder Tasks (Math Labels Freebie)

Like most special educators, I teach several different skills in math a day. In our math rotations, I am able to see each students 1:1 for about 10 minutes to teach them new skills, and then they rotate through the other centers to practice that skill and previously mastered skills. This is the first year…

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Classroom Task Bin Organization

    This year, I decided I wanted to take my love of plastic bins to a whole new level. I love keeping my materials organized in bins, especially when I have to leave everything to collect dust over the summer.        In my classroom, I have students at all different levels working…

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TEN ESSENTIALS EVERY AUTISM CLASSROOM RUNS ON

I could not survive without velcro in my classroom. We use it for EVERYTHING. Schedules, work tasks, choice boards, visuals.. literally everything. I also order in bulk for my classroom supply order (that the school pays for) and then I purchase even more (with my own money) to keep at home so I don’t have…

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Organizing Monthly Materials {Monthly Bin Labels FREEBIE!}

Hi all! Sorry I’ve been M.I.A., but WOW can the end of the year get the best of you!  I have been getting several e-mails about how I organize all of our classroom materials. I took pictures in March when we packed up our March materials and then didn’t have a chance to post until…

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Getting Organized for the New Year

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. If you follow me on Instagram, I’m sure you’ve seen all the different ways I like to keep my classroom organized. Our days are VERY fast paced and there is…

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The Special Educator’s Everything Binder

NOW AVAILABLE ON TPT! It’s never too early to get organized for the fall!

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Be Proactive – Get organized by using checklists for everything! {Freebie & App Review!}

As a sped teacher, I have a million “tasks” to do every. single. day. I am sure most ALL of you can relate!! When the school year begins and I have my schedule, minutes, and goals all organized, I like to create checklists for just about everything {Before school routine, Morning routine, Specific classroom set-up routines, Lesson…

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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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