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Print, Software, & Manipulatives Curricula

Coverage includes literacy/language, math, & life & work skills
Item # Product Description Photo Price
AC-AD-M01 Adapting Math Curriculum
Comprehensive �Money Skills� program that complies with math standards.

For students of any age who struggle with learning money math concepts this curriculum provides all the assessments, benchmarks and worksheets you need to tackle a wide range of money/math skills. 8 progressive skill sets are broken down into teachable objectives, with sequenced benchmarks to help students progress at their own pace. Skill Set One, for example, requires students to identify and name coins and bills, while Skill Set Six focuses on counting exact amounts to pay for purchases. Assessments pinpoint student strengths and deficits�use only the worksheets you need. Includes over 200 illustrated, well-crafted worksheets! Authored by Judi Kinney, an experienced special education teacher and curriculum developer.
Spiral bound, 330 pgs., include a Win/Mac CD with printable PDFs. 2003.
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Early Learning I 2.0

Early Learning I 2.0 includes 4 activities that teach pre-reading skills. Single- and dual-switch scanning are built-in (6 different ways), and special prompts allow blind students to use all levels of difficulty.

Win 98-XP Mac 9.0.4

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Getting Real Program
A comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 � adult
Grades 7 - adult

Getting Real Program is a comprehensive academic curriculum for students with cognitive disabilities, grades 7 � adult. The pre-test, instruction and post-test sequence is ideal for IEP success. The 120 daily worksheets are linked to the tests and provide long-term relevant instruction in language arts, math and life skills. Developed by Debbie Semple and Shelia Lechler and implemented in their classroom for 15 years, the program emphasizes functional skills that can be used everyday, like money, time, survival words, check writing, following a calendar and dozens more. Worksheets and tests can be photocopied or printed from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 325 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2004. Supplement with Getting Real Manipulatives.

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Getting Real with Reading

Teach word meanings and spelling for high priority words with an engaging hands-on tool! Students practice learning definitions, then self-check their spelling. Users simply slide the insert up or down until the desired word is located. Alphabetized words include number, calendar, direction, math and high frequency words plus homophones and synonyms. Set includes two durable laminated 91/2� x 5� WordRule sleeves and 9 color-coded laminated inserts.
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Windows and Mac Compatible


High Priority Vocabulary Curriculum
Help students enlarge their reading, spelling & speaking vocabularies, concentrating on basic essential words.

This curriculum features a reproducible book with lesson plans and dozens of engaging worksheets plus a set of hands-on slide charts called WordRules.

Skill sets: number, calendar, direction, math and high frequency words plus common homophones and synonyms.
Activities: Step-by-step reproducible lesson plans, objectives with benchmarks and student assessments help you organize class time. Illustrated worksheets, word games and other activities appeal to students of all ages.
WordRules slide charts: You also get a cool set of WordRules, also sold separately. These handy slide charts reinforce worksheet activities and make a great classroom reference tool.
Expert authorship: Judi Kinney, a veteran special education teacher.

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Job Search Curriculum
The Job Search Curriculum blends structured exploration using simulated Web sites with traditional methods of responding to job ads.

Use JobWeb Win/Mac CD to get valuable vocational information by exploring 30 simulated Web sites using your Internet browser. Exploration is guided by structured activities like: Job vocabulary search, company background investigation, submitting interest in a job via email and printing job applications.

The Job Ads & Career Paths book focuses on the work application process for jobs commonly found in local newspapers. Includes 150 student worksheets that can be photocopied or printed from PDFs. Worksheets cover job comparisons, interest matching and �finding the details.� By Ellen McPeek Glisan. Book, spiral bound, 233 pages. with printable PDFs on a Win/Mac CD

98-XP  Mac 8.6-9.2/OSX

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Life Skills Academics Series

The Life Skills Academics Series links everyday activities to key math, health and literacy concepts. Each book covers five concepts relating to everyday situations. Includes objectives, teaching suggestions and follow-up activities. Requires students to read stories, solve problems or analyze events the characters encounter.

covers: Add/subtract, multiply/divide, measurement, decimals and percents.
covers: Oral communication, reading comprehension and sentence and paragraph structure.
Health covers: Risky behaviors, personal hygiene, mental health and first aid. By former special educator Ellen McPeek Glisan.

Each 75 page book includes a Win/Mac CD with PDFs to print worksheets, 2003.ISBN 1-57861-519-4 20020901N  

Life Skills Academics Series
All 3

Math Activity Program
Standards-based, printable templates

The Math Activity Program gives your students critical hands-on practice with math, from match-to-sample to sophisticated addition and subtraction tasks. Step-by step lesson plans enable any adult in the classroom to teach math activities. Designed by special educator Judi Kinney and based on NCTM Standards. This comprehensive program features a Teacher's Guide with sequenced skill sets and objectives that cover:
Money Skills (9 Skill Sets)
Counting 0�20 (5 Skill Sets)
Add & Subtract 0�100 (7 Skill Sets)
Use your own manipulatives or Attainment�s, sold below.

Spiral bound book, 350 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF of 248 skill templates plus supplemental materials, 2004.

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Money Skills 1.4.1

For CD version for Mac and Windows, see Money Skills 2.0 below.

Includes 4 activities that teach counting money and making change:
Teaches American and Canadian money
Uses clear, realistic pictures of the money
Teacher can modify or replace the graphics used in the program.
Single and dual-switch scanning options on all difficulty levels.

It supports mouse, TouchWindow, PowerPad, IntelliKeys, Ke:nx OnBoard and single-switch input.

Mac OS 7.5 - 8.6, 3.5" disk drive,4 MB RAM (2 MB free)

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Money Skills 2.0
If you have a Macintosh prior to Mac OS9,  choose Money Skills 1.4.1 above.

5 activities that teach counting money and making change:
  • Teaches American, Canadian and European money

  • Uses clear, realistic pictures of the money

  • Teacher can modify or replace the graphics used in the program

  • Single and dual-switch scanning options on all difficulty levels.

  • Includes Coins and Bills, Counting Money, Making Change, How Much Change, and the Store. Supports mouse, TouchWindow, IntelliKeys, & single-switch input.

    Win 98-XP   Mac OS 9.0.4+


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    Shopping Smart

    Life Skill Series

    Shopping Smart Curriculum
    Grocery and department store

    - Shopping Smart includes a 230 page instructor's guide featuring illustrated step-by-step sequences of grocery and department store shopping. Lesson plans provide objectives, data forms and training suggestions.
    - The 288 laminated cards illustrate food and non-food items and function as a picture-based shopping list at the store.
    - The pocket book displays up to 50 cards.
      ISBN 1-57861-046-X 19911101N

    Life Skill Curricula Series includes all 6 curricula:
    Looking Good, Keeping House, Shopping Smart,
    Home Cooking, Select-A-Meal, Plan Your Day.

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    Stepping Out Curriculum

    Newly updated Stepping Out takes instruction out of the classroom and into the community. Students learn a balanced blend of skills�from shopping to banking.  Forms help advance community-based instruction goals in the IEP. Print out extra cues and supplemental material from the CD-ROM. Spiral bound book, 285 pgs., includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF of cues plus supplemental materials, 2004. Two sets of Stepping Out Cues.

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    5 Users

    Test Me, Score Me authoring program
    Individual Modules Supported by Test Me, Score Me

    This authoring program can revolutionize what we know about what students have learned. How many times have we said, "I know he knows that information. I know he does. He just can't tell me." Test Me, Score Me can solve this dilemma. Create tests with yes/no or multiple-choice answers. Use pictures, movies, text and speech. Use items that are familiar to the student, or use new items to check for generalization. Set up the questions, ask them, and then let the computer keep score of the answers. Individual modules cover teach me to talk, American history, science (habitats and earth), functional foods, early learning basic and advanced concepts, and nouns (initial, medial, & final sounds and blends).

    256MB RAM Win ME/2000/XP Mac OS8.1-9.2/OSX

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    1 User
    5 Users

    WordWise Program: Spanish and English

    WordWise combines pictures, words, speech and print features to form a language curriculum in Spanish and English. Ideal for ESL students with special needs.
    Includes WordWise CD-ROM, Language Cards, Master Cards Book and the Functional Literacy Workbook.

    WordWise CD-ROM is a multimedia assessment and teaching program. You determine the student word list, the extent of text and picture cues and select the language. Language Cards include 588 laminated picture cards (3" x 3 1/2"). Categories are: Nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, expressions and familiar places. Card fronts have pictures, backs have text in English and Spanish. The Functional Literacy Workbook includes over 100 exercises that increase in difficulty, all reinforcing basic vocabulary with pictures and word exercises. The English and Spanish worksheets are reproducible. Master Cards Book provides the 588 illustrations from WordWise Cards as black-line masters, ideal for photocopying.

    Win 98/ME/2000/XP Mac OS 8.6-9.2, OSX

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