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Special Ed Teacher Survival Guide (Secondary)

A comprehensive collection of useful motivational incentives, planning aids, & many more essential components
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Special Ed Teacher's Survival Guide for Secondary is a valuable resource and tool kit. A unique and comprehensive collection of useful forms, charts, creative ideas, grammar guides, motivational incentives, planning aids, and many more essential components created for the secondary special education teacher. It was designed to make classroom management easier for teachers and allow them to spend more time with their students. Exceptionally adaptable, the book contains virtually everything a secondary special education teacher would need for a smooth-running classroom, while encouraging customization and modification to suit each individual situation.

This easy-to-use book is filled with high-interest activities that are both educational and fun for students, along with indispensable record keeping forms and charts that keep the teacher highly organized and on track. The author-an expert in the field of creative special education programs-takes teachers step-by-step through the management and implementation of both individualized and group instruction. A Helpful Hints page includes such recommendations as keeping a daily journal, the importance of a routine in special education classes, developing positive relationships with other teachers, classroom etiquette, and much more.


Special Ed Teacher's Survival Guide includes the following sections with sample activities and forms in each:

Instructional Suggestions and Aids
Utilizing different levels of thinking, 25 new and improved book report ideas, Daily writing ideas, Worldly words, Serious spelling snarls

General Classroom Organization and Management
Assignment correcting made easy, Freelancing functional forms, Saving the substitute teacher, Late homework form, Weekly homework form, Daily homework form, Calendar, Daily planner, Versatile charts.

Contract Management System
Explanation, Blank student contract, Blank nine weeks sheet, Blank daily sheet, Blank grade sheet, Sample IEP page, Sample lesson plan, Sample grade book usage methods, Sample contract, Sample grade sheet, Sample nine weeks worksheet, Sample daily sheet.

Student Services and Rewards
Phonics in a nutshell, Informal general knowledge quiz, Informal behavior characteristics checklist, Individualized transition plan checklist, Student rewards, This Card Entitles Coupons (form), Outstanding Job Certificate (form).

Collaboration with Regular Classroom Teacher
Program placement suggestions, Collaboration/inclusion suggestions, Mainstreamed student report (form), Selection of commercial materials.

Parental Contract Forms and Checklists
PPPP (Points to Put dealing with Parents in Perspective), Beginning of your parent letter, Monthly parent letter, Parent late homework letter (form), Blank letter (form), Parent contact form, Parent midterm report letter (form).

Special Ed Teacher Survival Guide (Secondary)

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