Today I wanted to talk about one of my favorite tools to use in the classroom.....Social Stories! I get a million questions asking about how I use them, when I use them, why I use them and who I use them with. I wanted to take some time to explain how I implement them in my classroom!
Being a Special Education teacher is far from easy. Juggling behaviors, communication needs, data, IEP goals, communication with parents, curriculum organization (WHAT CURRICULUM?), adapting materials and the most time consuming of it all....3
I talk about my Calm Down Kits in my blog posts all the time because I use them THAT much. I get a lot of questions asking about them, how I use them, when I use them and why I use them. I have blogged about them in the past but I wanted to do a refresher on these visual tools that I am SO dependent on in my classroom!