Para-Professionals are an important piece of the puzzle in our schools. Many times we want them to work with students but they do not have the tools to do this. Have you considered doing a training for them? This is a generic reflection tool you could use for all training presented to your Para-Prof
Spend less time managing distracting behaviors and more time engaged in teaching and learning! Decrease off-task behaviors and increase on-task learning with sequential strategies that empower middle school and high school teachers to focus on positive interventions and consistent consequences so y
Differentiated and visual reflection worksheets for life skills special education. Parents love to know about their child's day - instead of calling and emailing home each day, have your students participate in their own reflections! Additionally, these can be used in reverse during distance learnin
This form is ideal for teachers who are new to a program/caseload, and who are working with paraprofessionals who have already established relationships with students. I used this form when I joined a new team of students and aides to begin learning about my students.
I use this sheet to reflect upon my student's behavior.
It helps students learn how he or she is feeling, why they are feeling a certain way, and what coping strategy they should use or did use.
I also included a place for the student or adult to write down the situation that occurred. This is ext
One of the most important things I've seen for paraprofessionals and teachers in an intense, behavior filled classroom, is confidence that we are doing a good job. By reflecting on the behavior in such a clear and concise way, not to mention fast!! We can train our brains to focus on confidence whi
I distributed this reflection to my paraprofessionals at the end of the year in order to get feedback about our program. Paraprofessionals often see sides to the special education program that teachers miss, so I always value their feedback aimed at improving instruction for students.
Use this workbook to train peer tutors and paraprofessionals. Do you work with peer tutors, cross-age tutors, TAs or instructional aides at your school? Research shows that providing quality training is essential. "Building Student Success: A Training Workbook for Tutors and Instructional Aides" is
If you've been looking for math questions for student reflection, you're going to love these 101 questions. They're a great way to get students thinking about mathematical practices. The questions are available in three different formats, plus you receive editable options of the sticky notes sheet a
This is a chapter, by chapter outline for volunteers, paraprofessionals, educators, or students to use as a tool or guide to lead discussions about the book. Each chapter has a reflection questions and covers several different skills during discussions.
Make your binders stand out -- data collecting is more fun with nice binders! Make it easy for teachers and paraprofessionals to keep track of individual IEP goal progress.Fully editable!Forms include:Binder covers (2 styles)Binder spines (2 styles)Binder tabs (several styles)Student SnapshotsIEP Sn
Add a bit of fun to your data collection! Clean, clear data and communications sheets make it easier for teachers and paraprofessionals to stay organized and track individual IEP goal progress.Sheets include:IEP SnapshotStudent SnapshotCurrent Goals (numbered 1-12) Goal Work Data (2 sheets, coordina
Dive deeper into the power of our language, and discover just how much our language affects our mindset in all that we do! Use this handout for staff meetings, paraprofessional meetings, or for your own self reflection.Fonts used: Perfect Blend Fonts
These materials (in PDF fillable & PowerPoint format) are designed for a special needs classroom, also called specialized support, life skills or alternative learning environments.
This 15 page resource discusses how to create differentiated schedules for your students:
*Considerations When Di
*If you found this observation tool useful, and plan on conducting more observations in the future, please consider purchasing the Lesson Observation Bundle*Special Education Teacher - Overall Performance AppraisalCan be used by administrators, cooperating teachers, mentors, collaborative teachers,
These materials are designed for a special needs classroom, also called specialized support, life skills or alternative learning environments.
This 20 page resource discusses considerations when beginning to write your own individualized schedule, as well as templates for writing various types of
Special Education wouldn't be what it is today without our paraprofessionals. Getting a group of adults to work together can be a challenge but once everybody is on the same page, it can be very productive and rewarding. The purpose of this product is to promote team cohesiveness.
This life skills, poetry, English language arts, and social emotional learning freebie has been created as a way to help 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students explore the range and depth of their feelings and emotions, specifically on how to heal a hurt heart, through the use of poetry written in th
This life skills, character education, poetry, English language arts, and social emotional learning resource has been created as a way to help 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students explore the range and depth of their feelings and emotions, specifically on how being happy, angry, stressed (worried),
Do you observe beginning or seasoned teachers to provide feedback or support?Are you a pre-service teacher in classrooms trying to learn what effective teaching looks like or a current teacher looking to improve your own practice?These forms are perfect for instructional coaches, administrators, tea
This guide focuses on de-escalation strategies and proactive solutions for working with kids and young adults with challenging behaviors. Teachers, support professionals, administrators, and other adults can use de-escalation techniques when working with kids and young adults. Kids and young adults
Do you observe beginning or seasoned teachers to provide feedback or support? Are you a pre-service teacher in classrooms trying to learn what effective teaching looks like or a current teacher looking to improve your own practice? These forms are perfect for instructional coaches, administrators,
Evaluating paraprofessionals in a school setting can be extremely stressful.These forms help you set your staff up for success right from the start. They set the expectation for performance and are perfect for assessing the areas where your paras excel and where they need extra training.How can they