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By Exceptional Thinkers
Finally, file folder games for the whole year! Your students will LOVE these seasonal File Folder Activities! They're the perfect addition to your learning centers and will add tons of fun to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers,
Subjects:
Special Education, Holidays/Seasonal, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Games, Centers
$101.25
$70.88
57
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By Exceptional Thinkers
These ABC File Folder Games are the perfect addition to your reading centers! Match uppercase & lowercase letters, & letter sounds with these fun file folder activities. Use them as independent centers, discrete trial tasks, morning Do Now
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Special Education, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Printables, Games, Centers
$5.00
25
Digital Download PDF (6.00 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
This Fingerprint Craft Calendar would make the perfect gift for someone special! Complete the entire calendar for one great gift idea, or do each project separately for fun fingerprint crafts throughout the year. Each month's fingerprint project
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Occupational Therapy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RL.K.7, RL.K.10, RF.K.1a, RF.K.2a, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4
$5.50
176
Digital Download PDF (14.92 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
These Autumn themed Counting File Folder Games are the perfect addition to your math centers! Match shapes and identify shape names with these fun file folder activities. Use them as independent centers, discrete trial tasks, morning Do Now
Subjects:
Math, Autumn, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Centers, Printables, Games
$5.25
25
Digital Download PDF (4.68 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Bring your bulletin boards to life and dazzle visitors with these exciting Agamographs! Keep these 17 templates on hand for a no- prep art project. Create interactive bulletin boards that your students will love showing off!An Agamograph is a piece
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Occupational Therapy, Visual Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$8.00
82
Digital Download PDF (3.62 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Help a special teacher or friend welcome Baby with these fun baby shower games! Shower the mom-to-be with love and fun with games to brighten up your party.This resource includes:Baby Shower BingoBaby Shower Word Scramble (with Answer Key)What's in
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, For All Subjects, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Games
$4.00
31
Digital Download PDF (3.50 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Your students will LOVE these Springtime File Folder Activities! They're the perfect addition to your spring learning centers and will add tons of fun to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and more with this set
Subjects:
Spring, Phonics, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Centers, Games
$24.00
$19.20
14
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By Exceptional Thinkers
A glyph conveys information in picture form. Encourage students to express their thoughts about Valentine’s Day with a Love Monster craft. Tally, graph, analyze, and write about Valentine's Day with this multidisciplinary activity.This resource
Subjects:
Graphing, Writing-Essays, Valentine's Day
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, W.K.1, W.K.7, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, MP6
$3.00
40
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By Exceptional Thinkers
With this glyph bundle, students will create, graph, analyze, and write with these multidisciplinary activities. Use these Glyphs as independent work centers, sub plans, or just as fun no- prep activities! You'll get writing prompts, data sheets,
Subjects:
Graphing, Creative Writing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, W.K.1, W.K.7, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, MP6
$33.00
$26.40
41
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
Capture your memories with this fun Time Capsule project! Your students will love creating a memoir of their current lives for their future selves. It's perfect for an End of the Year project, New Years activity, or even a Back to School activity.
Subjects:
Writing, End of Year, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Activities
$3.00
20
Digital Download PDF (2.60 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Your students will LOVE these Autumn File Folder Activities! They're the perfect addition to your fall learning centers and will add tons of fun to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and more with this set of 21
Subjects:
Autumn, Phonics, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Centers, Games
$24.00
$19.20
11
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
Your students will LOVE these Autumn File Folder Activities! They're the perfect addition to your winter learning centers and will add tons of fun to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and more with this set of 21
Subjects:
Winter, Phonics, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Centers, Games
$24.00
$19.20
8
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
Let's sort! Get ready for the new school year with File Folder Games for September! These file folder activities are the perfect addition to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and more with this set of 7 games.Use
Subjects:
Math, Special Education, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Games, Centers
$8.00
16
Digital Download PDF (14.06 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Learn about Dr. Temple Grandin, "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures" with these fun reading activities. Read about Temple Grandin's story and her life with autism. Also included isa character graphic organizer, a flip book comprehension activity,
Subjects:
Writing, Women's History Month, Special Education
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities
$3.00
16
Digital Download PDF (6.25 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
With this multidisciplinary glyph set, students will express their thoughts about gingerbread with a craft. The Gingerbread Man glyph can be used as part of a Christmas or holiday unit, or just as a fun festive seasonal activity (It does not mention
Subjects:
Graphing, Writing-Essays, Winter
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, W.K.7, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, MP6
$3.00
46
Digital Download PDF (6.17 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Need to keep better track of your center activities? Use these Group Rotation Charts to manage your students' center tasks at a glance. Editable charts and cards included! Just type in your own text and print! You can even type in your text and
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Interactive Whiteboard, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
28
Digital Download PPTX (14.38 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Update your learning centers with these winter File Folder Activities for the whole month of December! They're the perfect addition to your seasonal centers! Match letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and more with this set of 7 games.Use them as
Subjects:
Math, Special Education, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Games, Centers
CCSS:
K.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4, RL.1.7, RL.2.3, L.K.5a
$8.00
36
Digital Download PDF (12.26 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Count down the days until Christmas with a little math twist! Students will count, identify numbers, and subtract their way down to Christmas Day with this Advent Calendar!Included in this resource are:• Teacher Guidelines• Christmas Tree Countdown
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Posters, Printables
$3.00
20
Digital Download PDF (2.65 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Track student goals and behavior with a colorful sticker chart! This bright watercolor sticker chart will add a little fun to your data tracking! Use it as a behavior chart, homework chart, or to track any goal in your classroom. Black and White
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Assessment, Classroom Forms
FREE
23
Digital Download PDF (2.54 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Get your school year off to a great start with this Editable Class Rules resource! It’ll help you teach and reinforce your expectations throughout the year. It includes an editable Class Rules Poster, Class Pledge, Rules Review assignment, Class
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
36
Digital Download PPTX (25.01 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

As a special educator, I have had the pleasure of working with many types of students of varying ages. In fact, I have worked with pre-k all the way to the college level! My experience has been mostly in self-contained classrooms for children with multiple disabilities. I started out working in an ABA program for children with autism and went on to teach special education in a traditional elementary school. Currently I am a stay at home mother with my two young boys and sometimes teach education courses at a local college and tutor on the side.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My style is hands-on, multi-sensory, student centered...and fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I received the honor of "Employee of the Year" twice in a row while serving as head supervisor of a tutoring program. I am a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in the field of education. I am also a member of Council for Exceptional Children, the premier association for special education professionals.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I hold a BA in Psychology and Education, and a Master's Degree in Special Education and Elementary Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Visit my blog at https://teachingexceptionalthinkers.com/ for more fun teaching ideas and tips. If you have any questions, comments, or just want to connect, you can reach me at christy@teachingexceptionalthinkers.com. You can also find Exceptional Thinkers on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest!

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