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Intervention and Special Education: This Intervention Toolbox has everything you need to design and implement special education academic and beha...
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This is a great tool for special education and general education students who need to reflect on their behavior and learn to make better choices....
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Special Education: Work smarter not harder! Don't be stressed out...LOVE your special education career with these ready-to-use special education...
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Reading Intervention and Special Education: Looking for a complete reading K-3 reading intervention kit that includes fluency, comprehension, sig...
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Special Education and Writing Intervention: Do you have students who are struggling to write and get their ideas down on paper? These special ed...
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RTI, Response to Intervention, Collaborative Problem Solving Teams, Teacher Assistance Teams; Student support teams can come by various different...
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Behavior Intervention: Are you tired of recreating the wheel or finding behavior charts that are difficult to use? The Book of Behavior Charts a...
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Standardized Test Prep Unit Just the mention of a standardized test causes major anxiety for both students and teachers. This comprehensive test ...
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Special Education: This is an amazing, easy-to-use, special education documentation tool to collect data regarding a student's time-on-task. It m...
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Special Education GREAT VALUE! This complete, 130 page, phonics unit includes activities, worksheets, and printables for the following syllable ...
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Guided Reading Strategies Unit: Our Common Core Guided Reading Strategies Unit includes 150+ pages of guided reading activities which roll out a ...
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Functional Text: Students are exposed to a variety of functional text throughout the day, yet most do not know how to read and write functional t...
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Animal Research Report: This complete Animal Research Report Unit contains differentiated materials that engage even the most reluctant students,...
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Classroom Cooking: Entice your students to read functional text with these 17 delicious classroom cooking recipes. Directions are easy to follow ...
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These easy-to-use fluency and retelling rubrics are great assessment tools to gain important information about your students' reading abilities a...
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Social Story: "Who is Ready for * Grade?" is a classroom behavior social story recommended for grades K-3 for general education and special educ...
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Special Education and Early Intervention: This is a teacher-tested, proven alphabet intervention program for students learning their alphabet let...
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Biography Unit: MLK , Black History Month and Presidents' Day are all right around the corner and this Common Core Reading and Writing Biography ...
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Special Education and Reading Intervention: As students begin reading and spelling multisyllabic words, it is important for them to know how to b...
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Back to School Lesson Plans: Turn planning from drab to fab with the Best of Back to School Lesson Plans and Activities! We know that the beginni...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Welcome to Astute Hoot! In 2010, Jennifer, a special education teacher, and Jessica, a second grade teacher, began co-teaching a reading intervention block. We were exasperated by the extreme budget cuts, which had left our students with limited resources and services to meet their needs. We were frustrated to see a system failing students as the cuts were leading to a one-size-fits-all education. We knew we had to change the status quo because our students deserved better! This inspired us to form Astute Hoot: Tools for the Wise Teacher. We joined forces with, Tina, the designer of all things Astute Hoot, and Jennifer’s sister, to create a unique cast of reading and math strategy animals and accompanying books, hands-on tools, lessons, and graphic organizers. As our engaging animals helped bring the strategies to life, our most reluctant students blossomed into motivated, enthusiastic learners; they begged to meet new animals and asked for extra graphic organizers for home. Our students made the greatest reading gains in the entire school district! We knew we had something special and ultimately, we wanted to share these resources and teaching tools with other teachers so their students could experience the same results. Helping other teachers and students is our passion and we are excited to contribute to your classroom success!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Astute Hoot provides teachers with innovative tools and solutions to rise above classroom challenges and ensure academic achievement for all learners. As seasoned teachers, we understand the importance of having effective, efficient, and engaging resources. Helping other teachers is our passion and we are excited to contribute to your classroom success. We specialize in literacy, intervention, special education and classroom management.

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ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Jennifer Zoglman is a certified teacher in the areas of elementary and special education with a M.S. in Educational Leadership and B.A. in Special Education. As a special educator since 1998, she has worked extensively with children with various learning abilities. Jessica Murphy is an experienced primary grade teacher with a M.A. in Educational Leadership. Through her extensive experience with differentiation and data-driven instruction, she created a collaborative reading intervention model and manual. Tina Rataj-Berard graduated from Edgewood College in Madison WI with a double major in Studio Art and Graphic Design. She has been working professionally as a Designer since 2003 and currently works full time as an Art Director for an Out of Home Media Company.