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ASL: Building a functional vocabulary

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Best resource ever! Teaching and learning to teach ASL just got easier. For special education teachers or those working with hearing impaired students, this lesson provides story and time telling practice using ASL. Each blue link you...
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Natural Resources Poster

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students inspect natural resources. In this natural resources lesson, students view a PowerPoint regarding natural resources and take a walk around the school wearing special glasses designed to help them "see" natural resources....
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Meal Planning and Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In a home environment, learners with special needs practice creating nutritious meal plans. They talk about healthy food choices, then use the food pyramid as a guide to planning three balanced meals. They use a food group check sheet to...
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Cell Phone Usage When Lost

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Getting lost can be scary for anybody. Hone communication skills necessary when attempting to ask for help in a scary situation. Learners with special needs discuss how to know they're lost and how to use a cell phone to call for help....
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Me and My Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then...
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Desert Giant: Shelter of Food?

For Teachers 1st
Water, air, shelter, and food are basic needs all animals require. First graders will engage in four different centers to uncover the ways desert animals meet their needs with the Saguaro Cactus. They will use the book, Desert Giant to...
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Generate Research Questions

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
If your class is new to reading and writing research, this is a great place to start! As the first video in a series of nine on using resources to craft an informational text, your writers are prompted to gather information and consider,...
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Greek Barbie or Action Figure

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Young historians bring Greek mythology to the twenty-first century with this engaging research project. Hired to create a Barbie doll or action figure modeled after a Greek god or goddess, students gather the information necessary to...
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Grocery Shopping

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Using an adaptive shopping list, special needs students take a trip to the grocery store. Instead of words, their list contains pictures of the items they need to find and purchase at the store. They run through several practice and...
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Determine a Research Question

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
After researching a particular topic, your young writers will learn how to determine a focused research question by asking themselves, "What do I want to teach others?" Watch as the narrator demonstrates how to work your way through a...
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Autism Help Through PowerPoint

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners investigate the effects of autism by creating a slide-show presentation.  For this special needs lesson, students define autism and the mental health problems it can cause young people afflicted with it.  Learners create a...
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Computer Use in a Special Education Curriculum

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders access technology resources. In this daily skills lesson, 2nd graders practice using computers to help meet individual IEP goals and to practice everyday skills.
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Homework Chart

For Students 4th - 12th
Help your learners keep track of their homework and other assignments due with this chart. Kids can note down their assignments for each day of the week, including the weekend. You might fill out the entire month or mark down each class...
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Using Simultaneous Prompting to Teach Opening a Locker

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Make opening a locker with a key an easy task for your special needs upper grader. Here you'll find a prompting hierarchy and 15 steps to guide your learner through the process. You'll verbally prompt while physically modeling the locker...
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Purchasing Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
After a videotaped training session, individuals with special needs practice purchasing skills. They view the video, discuss what the person in the video is doing, and then practice purchasing an item at a real store. The video session...
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Mail Delivery

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Teaching job skills to your learners with special needs before they enter the workforce is a great way to ensure that they will gain employment. For this lesson, your students will become the school's very own mail or delivery people....
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Packaging Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your learners with special needs practice cooperative work skills, teamwork, and packaging. The kids will form an assembly line. Each pupil will add an item to a paper bag and then hand it off to the next person until the bag is...
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Truly Amazing Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Explore the world of amazing mammals with your kids with special needs. Each child identifies one mammal from a previous activity and writes a short paragraph on that mammal. This activity states that it is intended for all levels, but...
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Turn Your Empty Classroom into a Tutoring Hall

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Invite students to receive additional instruction, one-on-one mentoring, and specialized study time in a drop-in study hall.
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Organizing Productive Resources to Make a Profit

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine what it takes to run a business. In this entrepreneurship lesson, 4th graders examine what it takes to organize a business and the risks that must be taken in order to make money. Students also review good and...
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Social Behavior at Lunch and Dinner

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Having appropriate behavior at special events, lunch, and dinner is key for all learners to master. Individuals with special needs are videotaped in several social settings, they watch and assess their own behavior in each setting in...
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Social Competence

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Intended for adults with special needs, but appropriate for upper graders as well, this activity encourages appropriate interpersonal communication. They practice responding to various situations in a role play setting. The lesson...
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Gather Evidence to Support a Thesis

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
This video is sure to convince your class of the importance of including strong evidence to support a thesis statement! Young writers learn what type of information is needed to convince a reader, where to attain such information, and...
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Advanced 1: Picking the Right Search Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many people, when searching online, will type in what they are looking for without much thought. But what's the next step, if they don't get the desired results? Careful selection of search terms. Your class can develop a sense for...