Special Middle Scholars

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Bring archaeology to life with this classic cookie excavation simulation that is the perfect introduction to your history class. This lesson has been modified to fit the needs of a Mild/Moderate Special Education classroom. It would work well in a
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Do your middle school students need support with their social skills? Do your students argue, shut down, make negative comments about themselves, or do things without asking first? They may need explicit instruction and opportunities to practice
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Do your students find themselves trapped in negative thought patterns? Is it negatively affecting their emotions and behaviors? Use this social skill lesson to help them to recognize their own thought patterns, and how their powerful thoughts
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The beginning of the year is an exciting and hectic time- save some time with these easy classroom forms and labels! Included: -Food Allergy Permission Slip-Editable Syllabus (3 different Social Studies templates, and 1 generic template for any
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Get your classroom neat and organized with these colorful labels. They are perfect for filing crates- they can be attached with velcro for easy switching out.Tip: Color code your class periods for easy organization. Print, laminate, cut,
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Keep track of your students with this printable restroom log and passes! The restroom logs feature wide ruling to accommodate students with large print. If your students struggle with filling out narrow forms, then this will help! Tip: If your
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Are your students struggling with their behaviors in your classroom? Sometimes keeping a visual out, such as a checklist of expectations or target behaviors can be very powerful in teaching self-management.These daily behavior logs are awesome
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Do your students struggle with conflict resolution? Many students simply do not have the skills that they need to peacefully resolve conflicts- yet! Conflict resolution is something that all students need structured practice for so that when
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The beginning of the school year is an exciting, but very busy time! It's all about building relationships, and creating engaging learning experiences. Get your year off to a fun start with this time and money saving bundle. Have you already
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Make the first day of school extra sweet with this fun and easy candy icebreaker activity! Open ended questions can sometimes be a little overwhelming for nervous students on the first day of school. That is why I have modified this icebreaker
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Need a fun, no-prep icebreaker activity for the first day of school? Find Someone Who... BINGO to the rescue! Give your students what they love the most- movement and a chance to socialize. Print a copy for each student, and watch the magic
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Keep your students safe during labs or activities that involve food with this food allergy permission slip! Throughout the year, I plan tons of exciting labs and activities- many of which involve food. Because allergies can be so serious, I
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It's back to school time, and that means it's time for an awesome- and editable- syllabus! This Social Studies syllabus is visually structured, and the text is completely editable. Just click on the slides to personalize your own headings and
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Get your caseload organized with these fun and editable animal print binder covers and spines! This resource includes: -Editable PowerPoint binders and spines -Printable PDF binders and spines There are 11 different colorful binder covers to
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As special education teachers, we have the most amazing jobs! We also have a tremendous responsibility- and seemingly endless paperwork. Organization and being prepared are the keys to success- that is why I have created this bundle! Save
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Parents and coworkers are so busy- keep them in the loop with these handy IEP meeting reminder notes! Part of the challenge of holding an IEP meeting is getting everyone there! That's why these notes are so useful! These meeting reminders can
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Have you ever been through the hassle of forgetting your login information? Have you ever gone through the hassle of retrieving your username, or resetting your password? Save your valuable time and save yourself the hassle with these website
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Whether it’s a sensory need, feeling sick, having anxiety, or frustration with a task, there will be times when your students need a break. Your students may not always know how to ask for a break! As a result, they may use maladaptive behavior to
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Convenient and functional, this IEP at a Glance form is a simple way to keep everyone on the IEP team in the loop. This useful form comes in colorful animal print, gray scale to save on ink, and plain white for a more polished and professional
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Has this ever happened to you? You're teaching a lesson that you have put so much thought into, only to have the classroom interrupted by a student playing music on their phone? Are your students browsing Instagram when they think you aren't
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a 6th year special education middle school teacher. I teach Mild/Moderate 6-8th grade Science and Social Studies. I began this TPT journey because I wanted to help other teachers. I remember how overwhelmed I was as a new special education teacher- and I am also well aware of the high turnover rate in our field. My goal is to help other teachers to be successful so that they will stay- whether it's saving other teachers time by providing modified lesson plans, easy ways to organize caseload paperwork, or the latest tech resources- I am here to help other special education teachers to feel empowered and prepared! I began my teaching journey with a degree in Psychology. This led to an amazing internship with the Center of Autism and Related Disorders. It was through this internship that I realized that teaching was my passion! My first year as a teacher was in Alternative Education for middle school students with Emotional Disturbances. For the last several years I have been teaching 6-8th grade Mild/Moderate Science and Social Studies! It is my dream job!

MY TEACHING STYLE

My favorite part of teaching is making learning fun! My lessons usually involve a mix of visuals, technology, music, collaboration, games, simulations, videos, hands-on projects, etc. I use lots of praise, opportunities to practice social skills, and a sense of humor.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from UCR. I have a Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential from the University of Redlands, CA. It includes authorizations for teaching students who are English Language Learners, and also students with Autism.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Born and raised in sunny Southern California! I am a wife, mommy, teacher, artist, pug mom, and lover of coffee.

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