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Natasha Boysal
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Conventional Literacy
If you have read about my emergent literacy approach and you are wondering what to do with students who are more conventional readers and writers keep reading to see how I implement it in my classroom. I have to be honest, I actually have both emergent and ...
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Phonics Activities
Being a special education teacher means you probably teach multiple grade levels, have students for multiple years and teach multiple academic levels. The last thing we want is for a student to be doing the same activities from K-3 grade because they are in...
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Student Mail Delivery Job
After years of trying to find meaningful jobs for my students that actually worked on their IEP goals and objectives I think I have found the answer. This however, is not my original idea. So thanks to the person who gave me this idea through a Facebook pos...
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Student Self Selected Reading
We all have it, those moments during the day where are classrooms are still. The students are attending to a task, the adults are quiet and for that one small moment, maybe 15 seconds, we can take a breath. What would you do if you could block out 15-25 min...
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PBL in SPED
Project Based Learning or PBL is the new craze. It is all about student led and future focused. When I first heard about PBL I was a little skeptical. I thought it was awesome and a great way for general education students to work on communication, collabor...
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Student Schedules
Schedules! Hearing the word just makes me anxious. So many things go into making the perfect schedule. I know everyone's classrooms run differently but I can tell you that I do not have a self contained room. All of my students are assigned to a general edu...
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Core Vocabulary Ideas
Giving students access to language is one of the biggest things we can do as special educators. Even though we are not speech and language pathologist so much of what our students need revolves around communication. Can you imagine not being able to communi...
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Have you ever looked at IEP goals for a particular student and thought "how the heck are they going to achieve this?" or "What was I thinking when I wrote this?" When it comes to working with students with significant needs these are questions you may find ...
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Unique Inclusion Opportunities
Do you love the idea of inclusion but your students struggle to go into the general education setting? Are you looking for more peer to peer interactions? This is something I am always trying to do. Having general education peers involved in a special educa...
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News-2-You on the iPad
News-2-You (N2Y) is something I use in my classroom regularly. If you haven't heard about it check out the website here.  I like N2Y for a few different reasons but my favorite thing is that is available on the iPad. Yes!!! NO PRINTING :))))) Here is how I ...
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