Data Collection And Assessments: The Method Behind the Madness

Data drives everything. Instruction, interventions, behavior management, and classroom procedures are all based on data. Data provides a base and allows one to develop appropriate goals. There are many different forms and tools for data collection. There are standardized, non-standardized, and teacher created it. There are also different types of measurement. Lets take a more … Continue reading Data Collection And Assessments: The Method Behind the Madness

Gobble Gobble, It’s Turkey Time!

Thanksgiving is not all about the food! It also is a time to work on new vocabulary and pre-academic skills. Take a look at all the recent terrific turkey fun we have been having. Pin The Feather On The Turkey This silly game is a class favorite! Student's put on our goofy glasses and try … Continue reading Gobble Gobble, It’s Turkey Time!

Flip Visual Schedule Review (Teach.Love. Autism)

In our classroom we have one main schedule board. Tabs are flipped when they are completed. However, for some kiddos this is not enough. Many student benefit from a personalized visual schedule. There endless amount of options for visual schedules. However, my students range from 3- 5 years old. They need something tangible yet functional. … Continue reading Flip Visual Schedule Review (Teach.Love. Autism)

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) at Home: Why is it so important?

AAC does not stop at the end of the school day. It NEEDS to be generalized across all settings. This doesn't just entail private therapies but also in your home and community! Every time you are asking a question, talking about an event, or addressing a child that uses AAC you NEED to be implementing … Continue reading Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) at Home: Why is it so important?