Food Themed Independent Work Tasks
I don't know about you, but my students always loved doing activities related to food. They loved cooking, google-imaging (I know it's not a word, but it should be) pictures of food, going on community trips to eat, etc. Many of us also have students who don't like to complete academic work. You know, you put a worksheet in front of your student and they tear it up? or throw it at you? Maybe, I'm just having that kind of week?! But regardless, we all know that all behaviors are really our…
Let’s Build a Pizza: Sequencing Vocational Tasks
Want activities to work on following directions, functional literacy, sequencing, and functional reading that are also vocational? Let's Make a Pizza!! Great for special education and autism students! $
The Holocaust was one of the worst times in history and is a tough subject to teach. Here is a list of Holocaust movies for middle school and high school that are PG-13 or under.
Historical Movies for Middle School and High School Under R
Hollywood has pushed out some impressive historical dramas. Here are some great quality historical movies for junior high and high school, under R.
Feed a friend
Blindfold someone and have them attempt to feed their partner some sort of food (baby food?) using a spoon. Laughs guaranteed. Idea and photo by @younglives. Other Ideas You Might Enjoy: Baby Food Roulette Princess Knight Rider Blindfolded Dodgeball Clothes Pin Face Challenge Epic Food Fight Raw Egg Walk Tube Blow 9 Square In Pairs …
Practicing Coping Strategies (with a craft!)
Interactive and hands-on coping strategies for kids and young adults
Inspiration Stones - Creativity in Therapy
I love my neighborhood, and I love community festivals! So, when I saw the email a few months ago that the Violet Crown Festival in my neighborhood was looking for groups and businesses to sponsor free children’s activity booths, I proposed that South Texas Art Therapy Association do an art activity booth. The timing of …
TED Talks for Aspiring Student Leaders
Raising the next generation to assume roles of leadership is essential to our country's future. The concepts presented in these TED talks will get them started in the right direction!
Superhero Theme Back to School Bulletin Board Growth Mindset Motivational Poster
Motivational Quote Posters • Motivational Posters- Superhero Theme can be so inspiring to students! Hang these beautiful Bright and Colorful Posters in your room! They are classy, fun, and simple that they compliment MANY classroom themes! These are perfect for laminating and hanging all year on your bulletin boards or class door! Match up with another color and it works perfectly!
Analyzing TED Talks
A middle school teacher's blog: English, History, PBL, GBL, mindfulness, and student engagement.
Using Marzano Question Stems in a High School Classroom
*******25 September 2012: If you use these questions, please let me know how they work for you. Also, if you reblog, tweet, pin on Pinterest, etc., PLEASE give me the credit I deserve. I’m…
More on Being a 21st Century Educator
What is all the buzz about 21st Century educating? I think it is more than just using technology in your classroom- though that is lots of fun. In 1995, I was a part of a research team that was int…
Classroom Seating Chart Attendance, Grade Sheet & Behavior Tracking Template
Streamline your paperwork by tracking attendance, behavior, grades and more for the whole week on one page! It automatically copies student names into weekly seating charts and generates printable and projectable seating plans. At the end of the week, punch holes in the sheet and pop it into a binde...
6 Ways to Help Students Set Goals
By The SuperHERO Teacher As adults, we know the importance of setting goals, creating a plan of action to REACH those goals, and celebrating our successes. However, many of our students struggle with intrinsic motivation and are not yet familiar with the concept of life planning. I believe that with guidance, educators can help students change their mindset through goal setting. Below, you will find six tips to prepare your students for a new year and start setting goals! As the new year…