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Posts Made By: nessiej
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 04-22-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By nessiej
Retired teacher needing ideas

I am a retired EC teacher of older kids. A friend wants me to tutor her incoming K student prior to fall. Is there a specific order the alphabet is taught with upper/lowercase? I was planning to...
Board: Special Education 08-04-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By nessiej
Sample

I have never used it but I know teachers that have. Can you get a sample to see what each version would look like? You don't want the older kids to get bored with an easy version. If you went with...
Board: Special Education 08-04-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By nessiej
Behavior Management

I had a life skills(moderate) class K-3 and each child is unique and what works for one may not for another but in general you can manage behavior with simple but consistent means.
1. Encourage...
Board: Special Education 10-23-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By nessiej
Handwriting Tips

try Handwriting without Tears...there is also an app made by the same company but I don't like it as well as using the chalk. There is little room for error on the I-Pad when forming the letters but...
Board: Special Education 10-22-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By nessiej
Need help with teaching multiplication

I have a self-contained class k-3 and all students are ID/Moderate. there are 4 who are 3rd graders and need to be taught 3rd grade curriculum . My problem is 2 are just beginning to do word...
Board: Special Education 07-30-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By nessiej
Back to School Activities

I have a life skills class K-3 but only have 8-9 students. I usually have students to make a poster about their family, likes, pets, etc . You can use a graph and include math to discuss who has...
Board: Special Education 07-30-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By nessiej
snack options

It has been successful in my life skills class that parents send in individual snacks for their child due to some being picky eaters. While some parents send in carrots, grapes and healthy snacks\,...
Board: Educational Technology 09-07-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By nessiej
help me find website

A parent at my school told me in carpool about a neat website that can be used for various grades..the only thin I know is zoo is part of the .com address...does this sound familiar??
Board: Special Education 06-15-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By nessiej
Understanding diversity

I teach K-3 ID/moderate students and I visit reg classes to explain about the differences in how our students learn and how they learn. It takes longer, and they learn with various tools. I take...
Board: Special Education 06-15-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By nessiej
I use this format and duplicate to have 4 on 1...

I use this format and duplicate to have 4 on 1 page(for the month) I insert happy face..sorry but they would not copy into each box. Copy this onto green paper and & you already have green for good...
Board: Special Education 06-15-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By nessiej
Smart Boards are GREAT

I have been teaching 28 yrs and was hesitant to use the smartboard, thinking my ID/moderate students might break it or I would not know how to incorporate it into lessons. I was wrong..my students...
Board: Special Education 06-15-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By nessiej
changing terms

NC now uses the term Intellectual disability/ with the level degree following ( Mild, Moderate or Severe/Profound). This still confuses some parents and our county informally refers to the children...
Board: Special Education 05-21-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By nessiej
Direct contact vs occaisional

I too am a lifeskills elementary teacher & I love it. Yes it can be demanding but the rewards are worth it. If you want to work with the same students I would lean toward teaching. Related...
Board: Special Education 04-05-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By nessiej
Bulletin Board Idea for April

OUr EC team is responsible for the bulletin board in the main foyer for April. We use construction paper and cut it into puzzle shapes pieces (12x12). We put facts about Autisim on white paper and...
Board: Special Education 04-02-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By nessiej
Set standards

I too had a student(girl) with this problem at times. I believe it was a learned behavior and it also happened at home and she eventually got her way. At school I began to ignore her refusal to...
Board: Special Education 04-02-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By nessiej
Just another day in Special ed.

don''t give up, becasue this is typical in a lifeskills class. I've been teaching for 28 years and this happens to me. Just this week I had <!--eyebrow--> a boy who had a meltdown for no apparent...
Board: Special Education 03-11-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By nessiej
sites

www.tarheelreader.org (http://www.tarheelreader.org) is a god site that has interactive books on many subjects..some of the books are created by students but the site is free and worth checking out ...
Board: Special Education 03-11-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By nessiej
shoeboxe ideas

At the EC confernece in my state there was a vendor who sells a a book with great ideas, some are fine motor other ideas are academic. The name of the book is Tasks Galore with colored pictures of...
Board: Special Education 11-06-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By nessiej
day camp

In our county there has been a day camp for special needs students for over 20 years. The students that are targeted are in self-contained classes,(K-12); the ARC helps sponsors this. I have been...
Board: Special Education 09-12-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By nessiej
reasonable math curriculum

our district has just finished training all EC teachers(CCR & self-contained) that applies to elementary & middle schools. Some of the schools piloted the program last year now it's going widespread....
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 08-28-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By nessiej
laminate & luv it

I purchased a laminator 2 years ago & it is great, seldom use the school laminator anymore. The sheets are not that expensive and the thickness helps prevents students from destroying your work. ...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 08-28-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By nessiej
simple rules

Our school came together and developed school-wide rules so they aren't too confusing from grade to grade. so teachers had too many rules and this works great.
3 Bs ;)
1. ...
Board: BusyBoard 08-28-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By nessiej
comfy shoes for tired feet

I wear Merrell brand shoes, there are supports built in the sole and really give sipport on those concrete floors. They are comfortable, come in various styles & colors. :)
Board: Special Education 08-28-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By nessiej
organization idea

in the past I had to look for lunch money in various pockets of thier bookbags...so I borrowed an idea from a friend. I bought pencil pouches that fit into a 3 ring binder(their communication & log...
Board: Special Education 08-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By nessiej
Routines

At our school we are encouraged to teach procedures just as regular ed the first few days. School bus procedures, walking in the school, opposed to running, voice levels where and where not...



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