I typically line kids up by calling girls first then boys, or vice versa, just to avoid a stampede. A few times, I’ve had a volunteer parent or newbie substitute … or one time a middle school teacher… call my class to “line up!
This website is a great resource not only for parents but also for the school based SLP that is new to the school environment. This website defines and explains the acronyms, terminology, and jargon that can be found in an IEP document.
CALMING CADDY: Items to include: stress ball, Play Doh, squishy balls.to squeeze out anger. Crayons and spiral tablet.to write down feelings or draw. A calming jar.to relax. A small stuffed toy.for deep breath
This is a pool noodle with rope attached. Attach it to the desk. It can be used as a foot rest or for a sensory strategy for movers and shakers! - Pinned by – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins
Cue Staff With Visuals....Adults need Visuals, too!
cell phone partners-each child selects 10 names to put on a speed dial number. When you need a partner, teacher calls out a number and they check the speed dial to see who their partner is this time. cute idea--cute way to pick partners
Bathroom Passes Bottle of hand sanitizer so you know they have clean hands after using the bathroom. And don’t forget to tie a rubber band around the neck so you get child-sized squirts every time. 25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers
Positive reinforcement note to send home with kids - maybe a more general HOORAY- or even less general and handwritten. Have a schedule or checklist to make sure all kids get one sent home! Parents always love to see their children doing well in school