• How to Use Boom Cards in Special Education

    I have not been a long time Boom Learning user, but I have been in LOVE with it for special education. Here’s why: Some Boom Cards have audio that will read aloud to students. Using Boom cards in special education has been a live saver . In my mind, they have endless opportunities. How to […]

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  • How to Use Google Classroom in Special Education

    I have used Google Classroom since it first launched in 2014. I absolutely love it as a way to share things with my special education students. In this blog post, I want to share with you my tips for using Google Classroom in Special Education, specifically in a resource room. I’ll also be sharing how […]

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  • Simple Special Education Tips to Prepare for a New School Year

    Goodness, as a special education teacher, there are about 100 things to do every day. We need the summer to rest, relax, and prepare for the new school year. In this post, I’ll be sharing ten things that I try to do every summer in order to prepare for the next year.  Reflect on Last […]

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  • 5 Quick & Easy Ideas to Motivate Your Students in Math

    In my small math groups, we are often doing HARD work. We do it repeatedly in order to make it easier. But doing 3-Digit computation over and over can be frustrating and easy to avoid for our students with disabilities. I’ve been working to find 5 quick and easy ideas to motivate my students in […]

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  • How to Make a Progress Monitoring Tub

    Progress monitoring is a necessary part of being a Special Education Teacher. It is important to student growth, but it shouldn’t take a lot of time. For me, I save time by creating a progress monitoring tub full of all of the essentials for assessing my students. Progress Monitoring Storage Let’s first start with the […]

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  • Special Education: What To Do in 30 Minute Reading Groups

    Reading Intervention for Special Education

    As a special education teacher, there are literally NEVER enough minutes in the school day. I do my best to make the most of the precious minutes that I have with my students during their reading intervention groups, even if it’s only 30 minutes! For my reading groups, I typically have thirty minutes on my […]

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