Books Featuring Kids with Disabilities
Novels that feature students with disabilities to help kids gain understanding and empathy for kids who learn differently.
Teaching Social Problem-Solving with a Free Activity
Kids and young adults need to be able to problem-solve on their own. Every day, kids are faced with a huge number of social situations and challenges. Whether they are just having a conversation with a peer, working with a group on a project, or dealing with an ethical dilemma, kids must use their s
What the Heck is Executive Functioning?
Worried that your teen has problems with executive functioning skills? Find out what to look for and how to help teens who struggle with these skills!
Special Education Activities and Worksheets
This pack includes a variety of activities and worksheets that work great with nonverbal students with autism, ESL students and kindergarten. These printables use real life photos and, if laminated, can be used over and over in the classroom or during Therapy Sessions. If you are interested to get a...
Combatting Work Avoidance
Even the most experienced teachers will have students find excuses to avoid work. Here are some tips on how to help your students combat work avoidance.
How to Be an Organized Special Education Teacher
IEP data sheets, Student progress, program modification, testing accommodation, and goals sheets to help the special educator keep data organized.
Teaching Students About the Importance of Goal Setting • Smith Curriculum and Consulting
Teaching students about goal setting is a beneficial and key exercise that will allow students to focus and build their performance across all subjects.
Calm Down Bottles (attempt #2)
My second attempt at making Calm Down Bottles, this time the GLITTER edition. I definitely like this one the best but it took more ingredients and more time. I got this idea from: MsKCpotter's blog Steps: 1.
Math Office Mini Posters
Math Office Resource Pages with a wide variety of math levels for third, fourth, and fifth grade- great for special education. This math office serves as a privacy folder as well as resources for students to use on assignments and classwork. I have printed these pages out, cut out individual resour...
How-To Find Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership - Class Tech Tips
Finding Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership is now open for enrollment. Get actionable strategies no matter what stage you are in your teaching career.
Fraction Games Mega Pack • Smith Curriculum and Consulting
Fraction Games Mega Pack explores modeling fractions, all operations with fractions, comparing fractions, converting fractions, equivalent fractions & more.
I Experienced How it Feels to Have a Learning Disability…This is What it Was Like
I've worked with students who struggle with learning disabilities for many years. School was always relatively easy for me. That's why it can be hard to relate to the challenges my students face. Frustratingly, I
13 Ways to Avoid Power Struggles
As an educator or parent, getting into a power struggle can be an awful thing. We waste so much of our energy trying to get we we want that we sometimes forget what our goal was in the first place. Power struggles can be especially difficult with kids with ADHD, autism, oppositional-defiant disorder
Best Guide For Teaching Kids The Decision Making Process Steps - Kiddie Matters
Help kids learn problem solving skills with this social emotional learning activity. This activity teaches kids the five step problem solving process.