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Hosted by Lisa Goodell, the goals of this podcast are to EQUIP special ed teachers with ideas and solutions, as well as bring the global special ed teaching community together so we can learn from each other.

Hosted by Lisa Goodell, the goals of this podcast are to EQUIP special ed teachers with ideas and solutions, as well as bring the global special ed teaching community together so we can learn from each other.
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Hosted by Lisa Goodell, the goals of this podcast are to EQUIP special ed teachers with ideas and solutions, as well as bring the global special ed teaching community together so we can learn from each other.

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English


Episodes

Eight Tips to Create a Daily Schedule in a Special Ed Class

5/18/2019
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This episode is the first in a series all about schedules. Lisa Goodell gives eight tips to help you create a daily schedule for your self-contained special ed classroom. She discusses how to plan everything out and what information is helpful to gather ahead of time. She touches on inclusion/mainstreaming into general ed classes, teaching routines/expectations, how to plan for future students and more. Be sure to check out the show notes at https://lisagoodell.com/podcast to get the visual...

Duration:00:20:37

Talk Data to Me: Data Collection in a Kindergarten Special Ed Class

5/11/2019
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Host Lisa Goodell interviews Marisa Iannaccone, a special ed teacher in Portland. We talk about how Marisa collects data in her self contained classroom with all kindergarteners on both behavior and progress monitoring for IEP goals and how it has changed from her first year to her second as a special ed teacher. She has great advice that she shares. She has the support of a behavior specialist and autism specialist. Together they collaborate on different strategies such as a "Go Bag." A...

Duration:00:28:58

Tools to Improve Parent Communication

5/4/2019
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In Episode 6, learn about a number of tools you can use to improve parent communication in your classroom. Newsletters, communication booklets, check-off lists, phone calls, emails, and apps are all discussed in Lisa Goodell's interview with Petra Albaza, a middle school special ed teacher. Go to https://lisagoodell.com/podcast to access the show notes and links for everything mentioned in the conversation. Patra also explains why good communication between teachers and parents is so...

Duration:00:29:27

How to Support Students with Behavior Plans

4/27/2019
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I had a fascinating conversation with Cassie Leutenegger, a behavior support teacher, regarding how she works with students with behavior plans and their general ed teachers. She teaches students in K-5, and works with students who have ADHD, emotional behavior disorder (EBD) or Autism in a specialized program. Some of her students (K-5) are in a self-contained class that she teaches. She describes how the day is scheduled for staff and students, in both self-contained and general ed. She...

Duration:00:31:33

Six Steps to Build an Inclusive School Garden

4/20/2019
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Dawn Ellis of Cultivating Exceptional Minds has developed a school garden that is inclusive of all types of disabilities. Hear about many ways the garden is used to provide real-life learning activities for the whole school, in all subject areas. Moreover, students are more engaged during lessons in the garden... which results in less behavior problem! They help plant, weed, water, harvest, cook and even eat what is grown. Dawn gives great advice on how to you can start your own garden. She...

Duration:00:29:25

Ideas for Teaching Autism

4/14/2019
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In podcast episode #3, I chat with Nikki Robertson, who is an autism teacher in Wales, UK. She teaches 3-7 year olds at an autism school (with students aged 3-19 years old). She gives many tips and ideas to use in an autism classroom with almost all students who are nonverbal. She shares what a day looks like in her class, how they use Book Creator (iPad app) to collect evidence and data and assemble into a book to share with parents. She discusses how they fit in time for lesson prep,...

Duration:00:42:27

Tips for Creating Your Own Curriculum

4/6/2019
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In this episode I have a conversation with Ashley Lutz, who has been a middle school self-contained special ed teacher for 7 years, working with students with intellectual disabilities. We talk about how she didn’t have any curriculum in her first year and how she creates and differentiates materials to meet the varied levels of her students. She give tips to create your own curriculum. We also discuss what errorless learning is and how she implemented an adaptive music program including an...

Duration:00:24:48

How to Start your own Autism Support Group and Community Autism Event

4/1/2019
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Welcome to the first episode!! I am publishing this on the first of April and April is Autism month. So to kick the month off, I had a conversation with Tiffany Manha, a speech teacher, and autism mom, about how she started an Autism Family Support Group in our town about 8 years ago, which is treated like being invited to a birthday party!! You will love her story of how it happened and how it has grown to where these kids ride on floats in parades (yes, some even have extreme autism). She...

Duration:00:47:10