FOUR FREE TASK BOXES!  are you looking to try out task boxes for free?   Just subscribe below and get four free task boxes NOW!!! You get one ELA task:  Simple Reading Comprehension  You get one Math task: Money Identification Matching  You get one Errorless learning task: Safety and Community signs matching  You get one Life skills task: Word Associations go ahead and subscribe below to get your free task cards now! Wondering how to use these in your classroom?  Check out this blog here! Or check out all of my academic task card bundle here! ...
Why Should You Use Task Boxes in the Classroom!? I can't believe that it has taken me so long to implement task boxes in my classroom.  Task boxes have been such a game changer for not only my independent work station, but my direct instruction when I am working with just one student.  Not only are they super engaging, but they provide sensory input that my students on the spectrum.  Having bright and fun pictures that they can manipulate and self correct has been so awesome to watch in action!  I just started using these in December, and my kiddos are asking for them every day.  Today I want to share with you how I use these in my classroom and all the different benefits!! Currently, I have 6 academic task box kits that I rotate through and collect data on.  I used to have this horrible backroom closet full of random shoe box tasks, giant bins full of random pieces and it was a nightmare to keep track of!! I am an organized person and this was driving me absolutely cr...
How to get started with Independent Work Station in your special needs classroom. My independent work station is, by far, one of my favorite centers in my classroom. It is truly amazing to watch them become so independent. The students are proud of themselves as well!  There are so many self contained classrooms that just don't have enough support, this center runs on its own and needs very little maintenance. After teaching your students how to use how to use this center, your classroom should run like a dream. I know what your thinking ........ "how much work is this going to be for me?"  I promise, once you get it all set up, it runs itself ALL YEAR LONG.  Believe me, I struggled for years with lazy paraprofessionals, a disorganized closet full of tasks and students who could not function without constant verbal prompts.  Once I implemented a well planned out center with a few organizational tips, I have so much more planning time! So let's get started...