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What I Wish I’d Known as a First Year Teacher in Special Education
If I could start my first year in special education over, here’s what I would do differently. The first year in the special education classroom can be challenging. You’re setting up your first classroom and lesson planning. But you are also learning to write IEPs, learning all about data collection, and making sure you help your special education students meet their IEP goals. It’s a lot and that’s ok. Here are my top tips for first year teachers from a veteran teacher who’s been in your shoes.
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An IEP Organization System That Actually Works
As a special education teacher, staying organized is essential. But, finding a system to organize IEPs and special education paperwork that actually works isn’t easy. Here is a step by step guide to finding an IEP organization system that works, what information you need in your IEP caseload binder, and digital IEP organization tips along with my favorite IEP organization resources for special education teachers. Special education teachers, snag this step by step guide and get organized!
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The Ultimate Guide to Organizing IEP Case Files for Special Education
As a special education teacher, staying organized is essential. But, finding a system to organize IEPs and special education paperwork that actually works isn’t easy. Here is a step by step guide to finding an IEP organization system that works, what information you need in your IEP caseload binder, and digital IEP organization tips along with my favorite IEP organization resources for special education teachers. Special education teachers, snag this step by step guide and get organized!
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Advice For First Year Special Education Teachers
If I could start my first year in special education over, here’s what I would do differently. The first year in the special education classroom can be challenging. You’re setting up your first classroom and lesson planning. But you are also learning to write IEPs, learning all about data collection, and making sure you help your special education students meet their IEP goals. It’s a lot and that’s ok. Here are my top tips for first year teachers from a veteran teacher who’s been in your shoes.
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A Step by Step Guide to Organizing IEP Case Files in Special Education
As a special education teacher, staying organized is essential. But, finding a system to organize IEPs and special education paperwork that actually works isn’t easy. Here is a step by step guide to finding an IEP organization system that works, what information you need in your IEP caseload binder, and digital IEP organization tips along with my favorite IEP organization resources for special education teachers. Special education teachers, snag this step by step guide and get organized!
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Fun and Engaging Social Skills Games for Your Special Education Classroom
Make practicing social skills fun with these social skills games. In the special education classroom, helping your students develop social skills is crucial. It improves students’ social interactions, communication skills, and emotional understanding. But practicing social skills doesn’t have to be boring. These low prep social skills games and activities will help your special education students practice social skills in fun and engaging ways. Find my favorite social skills activities here.
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3 Tips for Decorating Your Special Education Classroom
How you set up and decorate your special education classroom can have a huge impact on how your special education students learn. And all those cute classroom decor sets aren’t always the best ideas for special education students. If you are first year special education teacher or setting up your classroom for back to school, here are my top 3 tips for setting up your classroom in a way that helps your special education students learn without being overstimulating.
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5 Ways to Practice Behavioral Momentum in Special Education
Behavioral momentum is based on the idea that engaging in tasks or activities that are easy or enjoyable can increase the likelihood of engaging in more challenging or less preferred tasks. As special education teachers, behavioral momentum can help our special education students be more successful in the classroom. If you are ready to practice behavioral momentum in the classroom, here are practical ways to incorporate it in the classroom along with why it’s so important in special education.
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Special Education Tips: How to Support Students With Disabilities at Home
As special education teachers, we can use our knowledge and resources to support our students with disabilities not just at school but at home too. Here are 7 ways to support parents of special education students so they can support their children at home. These ideas include ways for parents to incorporate sensory activities at home, supporting social skills, creating an effective learning environment and utilizing technology at home Learn how to better support your special education parents.
AI can be an amazing resource for teachers if it’s used correctly. And more and more teachers are using AI to save time and energy in the classroom. If you are looking for ways to use AI, ChatGPT or MagicSchool to help you save time in the special education classroom, here are 25 genius ways to use AI as a special education teacher including for assessments, lesson planning, behavior intervention, IEP goal writing, professional development and more. Learn how to use AI the right way here.
How to Use AI in the Classroom the Right Way
AI can be an amazing resource for teachers if it’s used correctly. And more and more teachers are using AI to save time and energy in the classroom. If you are looking for ways to use AI, ChatGPT or MagicSchool to help you save time in the special education classroom, here are 25 genius ways to use AI as a special education teacher including for assessments, lesson planning, behavior intervention, IEP goal writing, professional development and more. Learn how to use AI the right way here.
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My Top 3 Tips for Decorating a Special Education Classroom
How you set up and decorate your special education classroom can have a huge impact on how your special education students learn. And all those cute classroom decor sets aren’t always the best ideas for special education students. If you are first year special education teacher or setting up your classroom for back to school, here are my top 3 tips for setting up your classroom in a way that helps your special education students learn without being overstimulating.
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7 Ways Special Education Teachers Can Help Parents Support Their Children at Home
As special education teachers, we can use our knowledge and resources to support our students with disabilities not just at school but at home too. Here are 7 ways to support parents of special education students so they can support their children at home. These ideas include ways for parents to incorporate sensory activities at home, supporting social skills, creating an effective learning environment and utilizing technology at home Learn how to better support your special education parents.
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Make Movie Day Educational with these Lesson Plans
Are you looking for a simple way to add an educational component to movie day or Fun Friday educational in your elementary or special education classroom? Are you required to provide lesson plans to go along with movies you show in the classroom? I’ve got you! Here’s a list of 25 Rated G movies you can show in your classroom with confidence while also adding in fun, educational activities. These movies and lesson plans are great for the end of the school year, emergency sub plans or Fun Friday.
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IEP Writing Tips and Advice for First Year Teachers from Veteran Teachers
Hey, first year special education teacher, I see you and I’ve been there! If you’re looking for tips and advice to help you write your first IEPs, you’re in the right place. Here are my top IEP writing tips for first year special education teachers from veteran teachers. These tips include how to write an IEP, practical IEP writing tips, tips for IEP goal writing, and advice I wish someone would have given me as a first year teacher before I wrote my first IEP. Grab these IEP writing tips here.
AI can be an amazing resource for teachers if it’s used correctly. And more and more teachers are using AI to save time and energy in the classroom. If you are looking for ways to use AI, ChatGPT or MagicSchool to help you save time in the special education classroom, here are 25 genius ways to use AI as a special education teacher including for assessments, lesson planning, behavior intervention, IEP goal writing, professional development and more. Learn how to use AI the right way here. Behavior Plans, Behavior Interventions, Intervention
25 Ways Teachers are Using AI in the Special Education Classroom
AI can be an amazing resource for teachers if it’s used correctly. And more and more teachers are using AI to save time and energy in the classroom. If you are looking for ways to use AI, ChatGPT or MagicSchool to help you save time in the special education classroom, here are 25 genius ways to use AI as a special education teacher including for assessments, lesson planning, behavior intervention, IEP goal writing, professional development and more. Learn how to use AI the right way here.