yodacrisscross

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yodacrisscross
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Disability does not equal innability, let's give kids a chance to prove it!
 
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By yodacrisscross
Do you have students that lie and make up stories to get attention? This story will help. This is a fun story about a frog that learns how to change his behavior from lying to complimenting. My stories are written with characters in place of the
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, EBooks
$4.00
46 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.27 MB)
By yodacrisscross
I wrote this story to assist with all the Interrupting Iggy's we all have in class. Not only does this story help the student take perspective on how their interrupting effects others, it also discusses the use of strategies without shaming them.
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
EBooks, Printables
$3.25
29 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.59 MB)
By yodacrisscross
I use social stories all the time in my class of handicapped children. Sometimes, we like to change it up a bit and make the stories about characters instead of the student. This way you can read the story to the whole class and not just the
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables
$3.25
27 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.80 MB)
By yodacrisscross
I created this computerized method as a way to save paper and reduce time filing monthly point sheets and behavior charts. I have a file for each student on the computer and at the end of the day quickly input the data in relation to basic behavior
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, School Counseling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Classroom Forms
$3.45
17 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOCX (0.02 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This is not a traditional social story. This story is about a bear who is nosey, loses friends and makes a goal to change. The story is designed to be read numerous times to the whole class. The targeted student can get their own copy of the story
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Other, Activities
$3.25
27 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.55 MB)
By yodacrisscross
I designed this product because most ADHD/special education tracking systems and self monitoring charts have students track when they are off task. This system has students tally when they are on goal.This product is for the teacher of younger
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling, Problem Solving
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$2.65
19 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.11 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This social story is all about using the growth mindset to teach children about changing their mindset from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset! I use creative vocabulary much like my other book Brain Buddy! My students love sorting the brain pests
Subjects:
School Counseling, Character Education, Problem Solving
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, EBooks
$3.50
31 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (4.93 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This is a helpful tool to bring about awareness to the ADHD children and get "caught being good." The teacher can tape this to the work area and when she sees them on task allows them to give themselves a check. Once a row is filled or a box is
Subjects:
Special Education, Life Skills, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$1.10
12 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (0.11 MB)
By yodacrisscross
Get rid of the power struggle and empower your students! I wrote this story to help with children that protest non preferred tasks.This story teaches children how to use an important tool in self control, self talk. I show them in this story that
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
EBooks
$3.25
15 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.95 MB)
By yodacrisscross
Bus Driver Day Thank you poem and Card. Pre made, just color and add a hand drawn picture of your driver!
Subjects:
Special Education, Other (ELA), Poetry
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Printables
$1.10
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.19 MB)
By yodacrisscross
Here is another self monitoring card I call the CAT CARD. My students like having the responsibility of keeping track of their prompt frequency and trying to meet or beat their goal. They can have goals for on task behavior, out of set, or talking
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Classroom Forms
$1.50
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.11 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This is for elementary aged kiddos. It is a tool to help students become aware of self assessing. Too often kids rely on the adults to tell them how they did at the end of the day. This form helps build some intrinsic motivation and goal setting
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Character Education
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Classroom Forms
$1.56
6 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (0.10 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This tool I created to assist with the special education students I have that go into a mainstream class without an aide. It will assist in keeping the student accountable as well as provide me, the case manager hard data! Sometimes I have found I
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$1.50
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This is a social story for those kids that have difficulty keeping their privates clothed. It uses a cute engaging turtle as a main character. The students love the story and it works!
Subjects:
Special Education, Speech Therapy, School Psychology
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables
$2.00
7 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.28 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This is another self checking tool in which students can self monitor sitting in their seat, raising their hand and completing work. They use this as a way to become aware of adult prompts and learn to keep themselves on track through self
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
5 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.03 MB)
By yodacrisscross
THESE ARE BUNDLED STORIES ALSO SOLD INDIVIDUALLY Koko the Cooking Kitten and The dog that made a U turn. These are 2 of my social stories that feature a dog and a cat rather than kids. The animals help the children attend to the story as well as
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$6.00
12 ratings
3.9
Digital Download ZIP (1.63 MB)
By yodacrisscross
Do you have those students who are afraid to ask for help, or shut down when faced with work they perceive is too hard? Do you have students that are afraid to make a mistake? This is my own version of a story using an animal as a main character
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling, Problem Solving
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
EBooks, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
9 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.20 MB)
By yodacrisscross
Do you have students that have difficulty paying attention and finishing class work? This is a social story I use successfully in class as a precursor to lessons about distractions. It teaches students what a distractor is, but more importantly it
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, School Counseling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
EBooks, Printables
$3.00
6 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (3.10 MB)
By yodacrisscross
If you have thought about starting to teach using the new Growth Mindset Philosophy this is a great place to start. I wrote this book for my class to teach them about how we learn. It emphasizes the ideas of mistakes being good and necessary. I plan
Subjects:
Special Education, School Counseling, School Psychology
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, EBooks
$3.50
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (7.01 MB)
By yodacrisscross
This form does it all! It is printed on Monday and filled in at the end of the day by the teacher and the student. This will help you get students involved in their point system. I use it along side my student goal check up chart. This form is
Subjects:
Special Education, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Other, Printables
$1.87
9 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.13 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

13 plus years in the special education field as a teacher, parent and an aide.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student lead, positive, love and logic, growth mindset

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Teacher of the Year, Special Education teacher Honors

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in psychology with MA special education

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