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Caitlin Orsborne
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Wife, mom, teacher
Wife, mom, teacher

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December Fine Motor Fun!
Can you believe it is December already?!  After Thanksgiving, we dove right into holiday prep and lots of holiday activities.  This year my class seems to be weak in fine motor so I am trying to incorporate various activities each week to work on building u...
December Fine Motor Fun!
December Fine Motor Fun!
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Collaboration with Gen Ed Teachers
Collaboration with general education teachers can be one of the hardest jobs of a special education teacher.  You need to find time to talk that fits in with both teacher's schedule.  Then if you have students in more than one general education class, you n...
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Teacher Self Care
Teacher Self Care
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Teacher Self Care
We all have heard the saying that "You can not pour from an empty cup".  We know how important self-care is, but sometimes as teachers (and moms), we sweep it to the side so we can continue to do our mountains of paperwork.  As special education teachers, w...
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Teacher Self Care
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Tracking behavior in preschool
In my opinion, one of the hardest things to help students with in preschool is modifying their behavior.   In order to know if they demonstrate behaviors (okay, usually this is obvious) that need modification and to know if our interventions are working we ...
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Organizing for Small groups
I don't about you, but being a special education teacher, I tend to run a lot of small groups during the day.  While running groups, I have little to no transition time so everything has to be ready and at my finger tips. The first way to do this is good pl...
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Social Stories 101
Social Stories 101
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Social Stories 101
Social Stories.  We say it a lot, but do you know what they actually are and how they can help your students? What are Social Stories:  The concept of Social Stories is attributed to Carol Gray . She began developing the concept in the 1990's and if you loo...
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Social Stories 101
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Data Collection in ECSE
Data Collection in ECSE
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Data Collection in ECSE
Data Collection can be tough.  Between teaching, behavior management, bathroom routines, nursing services, speech, OT, PT, assistive technology and who knows what else how are we also supposed to collect data?!?  Well, guess what.... we don't have a choice....
Data Collection in ECSE
Data Collection in ECSE
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