Friday, January 23, 2015

Social Skills Rubrics: Self-Esteem Pack

These rubrics were designed to help counselors, teachers, social workers, or SLPs keep track of a student’s progress on self-esteem goals. The set includes 5 rubrics in both a teacher and student version (for a total of 10 rubrics).

Rubrics are presented in PDF format.

This pack contains the following skills:
- Positive Self-Talk
- Goal Setting
- Understanding Strengths
- Dealing with Peer Pressure
- Dealing with Mistakes

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Social Skills Cards: Feelings Pack

This pack contains skill cards for 5 empathy and emotional regulation skills:

1. Expressing Your Feelings
2. Dealing with Stress
3. Dealing with Anger
4. Identifying Others' Feelings
5. Responding to Others' Negative Feelings

Monday, January 19, 2015

Communication Symbol Preposition Sentences Winter Theme

For students who need additional practice making sentences in their communication systems or for speech therapy practice, beyond what they get in natural contexts, this resource goes beyond phrases to complete basic sentences. This activities a focus on prepositional phrases in sentences. It has a winter theme, using snowflakes and snowmen.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Winter Story Printable Reader Adapted for Autism

This story is a modified emergent reader that is specifically designed for students with Autism and reading delays. The repetition and visual supports reinforces basic reading concepts such as word identification, sight vocabulary and comprehension.

Monday, January 12, 2015

"Setting Up for Success: Best Practices for the Instructional Environment" Webinar

The places in which we live, eat, work, and especially in which we learn matter-they shape us, and we shape them. With access to limited resources in schools and working in spaces we don't always get to choose, creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning can be a challenge for any teacher. In this FREE 60 minute webinar, Rethink's Jennifer Wilkens offers best practices for setting up an instructional environment that is safe, fun, and optimal for student success. 

Attendees will:
•Understand more about how the physical environment affects learning
•Learn strategies for the meaningful arrangement of space, furniture and materials in the classroom to support behavior and learning objectives
•Get ideas for visual supports that can help set expectations and provide vibrancy and structure to your classroom

Wednesday, January 21, 12pm EDT -

Wednesday, Januray 21, 6pm EDT -