A Special Education Teacher's Survival Guide

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Dear Fellow Teacher,
Thank you for your interest in The Special Education Teacher's Survival Guide!
I am sure that you will find the included materials helpful in organizing your classroom, day-to-day activities and meeting with parents. Our jobs as special education teachers include unique responsibilities that at times can feel like a juggling act! As a special educator I have found certain organizational strategies particularly helpful and couldn't wait to share!
Mrs. Henderson

This download is a ZIP file (Publisher, PDF and JPEG)

Materials for organizing a special education classroom--
Table of Contents:
Graphic Organizers for the Teacher:
2 Master Schedule Graphic Organizers (a.m and p.m)
1 Phone Log
1 Student Number Master List
1 Sheet “Just a Reminder” notes for IEP meetings (2 per page)
1 IEP meeting sign-in sheet
1 Teacher-to-Teacher Communication Log
1 Weekly Plan (an overview of what a fluency instruction might look like)
Checklists for the Teacher:
1 IEP agenda checklist
A 2-page Accommodations List
2 IEP “To-Do” Lists (whole page or ½ page versions)
Class Data Collection:
1 Academic Services Graphic Organizer
1 Academic Levels Organizer
1 Progress Monitoring Data Collection for IEP goals…Math
1 Fluency Data Collection (WPM and Accuracy)
1 Writing Prompt for Determining Areas of Strength and Weakness
Checklists of General Skills for Data Collection in Reading, Writing, and Math
Individual Data Collection:
1 Student Data Sheet
1 “Recording Your Progress” for speed drills
2 Data Collection Sheets for individual IEP goals or objectives (option of landscape or portrait)
3 Version of Progress Notes
2 Behavior Goal cards (Text Boxes allow you to individualize them!) Both are basic, so you may add the graphics your student personally likes.
1 Behavior Reflection Sheet
14 Student Awards: They are designed with bright colors and graphics!
Classroom Rules and Expectations and CLIP CHART materials (18 page PDF)
Classroom Label:
18 Classroom Labels (such as “Pass-in box, Math Center, “Incoming Mail”)
30 Student Number Labels (#s 1-30, Chevron with Chevron Apple Accents, Blue and Green, 6 per page)

Binder/Folder Coversheets: (Green and Blue Polka Dot Owl Graphics)
7 Coversheets (IEP binder, Schedules, Special Education Forms, Assessment, Desk Reference, ect…)
5 Page dividers for your scheduling binder
30 Student Portfolio Coversheets
7 Lesson Plan Coversheets

FEATURES of the “The Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide”…
*Due to popular demand, “The Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide” is available in a customizable format, as a Microsoft Publisher document. This allows teachers to add text, graphics, or photos to their copy.
*Clip Art and text is grouped and inserted as JPEG or PNG in order to protect the copyrighted materials that have been included. These objects can be deleted, but beyond color alterations, cannot be altered.
*Forms for individual students are also found in their own Publisher file. This allows a teacher to create separate files for each student, without the need to pull these forms from the larger “The Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide” Publisher file.
*Labels and Coversheets are black and white polka dot. They include green and blue accents in fun graphics.
*These files are intended for one classroom or teacher. Please DO NOT redistribute in part or whole by electronic means or store in a digital storage system that is available to the public. Please DO NOT post them to a website or blog. However, I would be very pleased if you share the link to my store with your coworkers or post this information on a website. My Logo is included in the download with a hyperlink.

I hope you enjoy that materials in “The Special Education Teacher’s Survival Guide”. As always, I appreciate your feedback. If there is anything I can do to improve my product, let me know!

Warm Regards,
Shannon Henderson—Classy Gal Designs and Publishing

The Survival Guide also included in a BUNDLE with other Back to School items from Classy Gal Designs and Publishing:

The Special Education Classroom Organization BACK TO SCHOOL {Bundle}

ABOUT Classy Gal Designs and Publishing…
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The Special Education Classroom Organization BACK TO SCHOOL {Bundle}

Organization for the special education classroom:

Editable Special Education Teacher's Planner {Chevron Turquoise Plan Book)

Available in PLAID!


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