Back 2 School! Behavior Management!
How many days do you have left of summer break? Let me check the calendar...40 days until I'm officially back to school! But I really don'...
All About ME FREEBIE by Science & Math Doodles
This is a great first week of school sheet to let students fill out. They can color the pictures and decorate. Another use is feature five students a day to share, or save them in a file and have the students share them on their birthday with the class.Getting so excited for the school year!!Science...
Rise and Shine Binder - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Research suggests that the first 5 minutes a student spends in your classroom each morning will set the tone for the entire day of learning… If they come in and have a focused task, it is much easier for them to remain in that mindset of learning through the day. When your students enter […]
Name Posters - Personalized Classroom Decor - Lessons With Laughter
Having students color in posters with their names is a great first day activity that provides yearlong decoration for the classroom!
Google Domains Hosted Site
Everything you need to set up morning work binders in your special education classroom. Includes templates to customize for your classroom.
Bed Rested Teacher
My blog, Bed Rested Teacher, has moved to Hand Me Down Mom Genes. If you are not redirected automatically to the new location of the post, click here: http://handmedownmomgenes.blogspot.com/ Thank you! Thank you so much to all of Bed Rested Teacher's readers. It has been wonderful getting to share materials with both teachers and parents. Today, we will be starting a new adventure by moving to a newly designed Mom Blog. During #UBP14, it was suggested that I make a change to either a teacher…
Classroom Jobs for Middle School and High School
Okay so maybe a first grader might jump and up and down when she gets to be line leader whereas a thirteen year old might stare at you blankly at the suggestion of such a task. Do not let that deter you from assigning jobs to the older, trying-to-be-cool-and-fit-in ones. Middle school and high school students still benefit from having a role in the classroom. And YOU benefit too! 1. Procedures and Routines = Better Managed Classroom Two of the best components to have for effective classroom…
More Visual Daily Questions for the Year for Special Ed and Autism Classrooms
Love these to give my students a way to express themselves every morning! Visuals for great for my students.
Morning Group for Kids with Autism
Day 2 went a lot smoother than our first day of school and my kids are starting to settle in to their routines. The only downside of today was the fact that someone broke into our school and stole laptops and iPads out of 10 classes (mine included!). But back to the topic at hand...many elementary grades start their day with a morning meeting or circle time, and my class is no exception. However, a class targeting students with autism may need to do things a little differently. Here are some…
First Day Activities
My students come in tomorrow for their first day. I should be getting ready for bed...not writing a blog post! I'm very tired after a day of meetings and finishing up my classroom. But, I wanted to share what I decided to do as a quick opening activity tomorrow. Each student in my homeroom will have to tell me 1 thing about their self. What they tell me will depend on what they roll using the dice on my Smartboard. The large die on the bottom is an interactive one. Students will come up to…
Visual Calendar Worksheets for Students with Autism or Special Education!
Students autism or special needs may benefit from structure and visually based calendar tasks. Including a hands-on component to your morning meeting or circle time will allow your learner to be more engaged. These materials could be used to make a modified circle time/morning time binder for your s...
Our Morning Classroom Routine: The Morning Meeting for Special Ed
How to run a morning meeting in a special education / autism classroom to help set your students up for success. Morning jobs and morning work keeps everyone involved and students help run the morning meeting to help give them a sense of purpose in the classroom.