Amanda Wilp

  • 3 Steps for Selecting the Perfect IEP Goal

    As special education teachers, one of our most important tasks is choosing the perfect IEP goal for our students. That process can be incredibly overwhelming though. Here are my three simple steps for selecting the perfect IEP goal. Step 1: Assessment In my opinion, assessment is key to writing the best IEP goal possible. Not […]

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  • 5 Sight Word Centers for Special Education Students to Do Independently

    For our special education students, we know that they working independently can be difficult, both in the general education classroom and in the resource room. In my opinion, working on sight words that have been mastered is a great opportunity for an activity our students can complete successfully. Using the words in their “Words I […]

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  • 4 Easy Routines to Practice Sight Words in Your Small Group

    You know your students needs practice reading sight words. But do you know how to do that quickly, effectively, and routinely? I would love to help you establish a good routine to help your students practice sight words in just a few minutes per day. To start, each student in my small groups have a […]

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  • How to Improve IEP Goals for Students Working on Math Facts

    Writing the perfect IEP goals is literally the starting point for so many things that we do as special education teachers. Write a bad one, and you’re gonna pay for it for the rest of the year. And trust me, we’ve all written bad ones. Sometimes more than once. 🥴 Crappy Math Fact Goal Why […]

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