Self contained classroom

Discover effective strategies and techniques for managing and teaching in a self-contained classroom. Create a supportive and engaging learning environment for your students with these top ideas.
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Setting up a schedule in a self-contained classroom is one of the hardest parts of our job. I remember my first year of teaching thinking, “why did no one teach me how to do this in college?” After years and years of tweaking my daily schedule, I finally settled on the same master schedule every […]

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jennifer wray
Teaching students to wait can be the thing that nightmares are made of. Create your own Wait Basket to train students to engage in appropriate activities when you need to quickly step away from small group instruction. Teacher Resources, Autism Classroom, Task Boxes, Pre K, Primary School Counselling, Ideas, Primary School Education, Elementary School Counseling, Elementary Schools

Who likes waiting? Not this girl! And I can guarantee our students don’t like waiting either. If you teach students with special needs you know that asking a student to wait can cause a full on melt down in the middle of a seemingly normal Tuesday. And guess what, our classrooms get interrupted for questions, ... Read More about Teaching Wait: The Wait Basket

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Caitlin Laurino
Using direct or intensive teaching to promote skills with autistic and special education students. These techniques are part of ABA and AVB programs. Special Education Elementary, Special Education Resources, Special Education Students, Teacher Resources, Education Life, Gifted Education, Classroom Resources, Physical Education, Sped Teacher

This post may include affiliate links. How do you organize your classroom and day to address all of the IEP goals and areas your students need to progress in? In my classroom, we do at least an hour a day of direct instruction (also known as intensive teaching.) My students aren’t able to remain on ... Read More about Direct Instruction Work Centers

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Regina Talbert