The Ultimate Recycling and Donation Guide For Electronics, Clothes, and Plastics

This might seem slightly off topic for an educational website, but as parents and educators, it's our responsibility to teach the next generation about sustainability. I ask that as you use this list please remember that most companies cannot actually use every part of the donation (unless it's still usable). Buying less, and fixing old, … Continue reading The Ultimate Recycling and Donation Guide For Electronics, Clothes, and Plastics

Awesome Teachers Know Where To Find FREE Lesson Planning and Curriculum Tools

Let's face it, you could spend hours and hours on lesson planning. It's hard to know when to call it "good enough." But teachers who have a good work life balance, know how to find free resources that make lesson planning and creating a snap. Locating free options takes a bit more effort up front, … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Know Where To Find FREE Lesson Planning and Curriculum Tools

10 Best Halloween Educational Activities For Elementary AND High School

I love Halloween! When I worked as a traditional pull-out special education teacher, I missed out on most of the halloween fun. Everything I taught had to be based on child's IEP goals. This was never a problem, but I did find myself pining after a good halloween activity. Eventually I found some things that … Continue reading 10 Best Halloween Educational Activities For Elementary AND High School

Awesome Teachers Use Precision Requests When They Need To Change Student Behavior (GMTT – #5)

I LOVE precision requests. I might even like the name more than the actual action. I am going to say a precise request with power behind it. Doesn't it give you the teacher shivers a little bit? Okay, maybe it doesn't, but it should. And it can! Awesome teachers use these instead of reprimands because … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Use Precision Requests When They Need To Change Student Behavior (GMTT – #5)

The Best Universal Templates and Word Banks for Creating IEP Goals

Writing IEP goals can be very difficult to continually write. Especially if you are a general education teacher who is asked to write one. It can be daunting! Well this list is to help you find your scripts. I do not intend for this list to be copied exactly. Everything needs to be tailored for … Continue reading The Best Universal Templates and Word Banks for Creating IEP Goals