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Show and Tell Tuesday

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I’m excited to be linking up again with Stephanie at Forever in 5th grade for another Tuesday of “Show and Tell”.  I have been working on a lot of different projects since last month!

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Special Education Parent Resource Night

We will be hosting our first ever Special Education Parent Resource Night in a couple of weeks and I have been busily planning the night’s activities.  Parents can choose from 12 different mini-sessions that will be provided by special education teachers, OT, Speech Pathologist, Counselor, or myself to attend.  Each session will have “Make and Take” materials, so parents can begin working with students at home immediately with different tips and material.  I’m really looking forward to this night and will write an article about it after it takes place detailing all the different components and ideas!!

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Valentines Day

We had a lot of fun with making Valentines this year…..we actually made almost 100 Valentines between a staff of teachers, 2 preschool classrooms and teachers, and coworkers.  Here is a little sample of all of the different Valentines we made…..”Superhero lollipops”, “Shooting for Brownie Points”, “Thanks for putting your heart into teaching”.  I have to admit, I am pretty obsessed with Pinterest and all the amazing ideas you can find, so I can’t take credit for any of these as original ideas!

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Book Buddies

This month we have picked the book Raindrop Plop for our book buddy.  We are still working on all the different activities, but the picture below is a sampling of what we have done so far.  The girls LOVE creating book projects each month. We would love to expand this “project/idea”, so if you have a child between the ages of 2-4 and would like to join in the fun, let me know and I can send you all the details!

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Giving Parent Positive Feedback

I just finished a product, that gives parent very specific, positive feedback regarding behavior.  So often, parents of challenging students only hear the negative comments and feedback, the purpose of this product is to send home a quick, simple note that gives very specific behavior feedback.  These notes partner with Behavior Badges and can be used in conjunction with them!

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Head over to Forever in Fifth Grade to check out all the other fabulous posts!

Guest Author on The Helpful Counselor

I’m excited to be a guest author on The Helpful Counselor.  Thanks so much Heather for allowing me to post some behavior tips.  Check out her blog, as it is full of wonderful ideas!

You can check out the article by clicking the below link!

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New Job = New Blog

I’ve spent the last 10 years as a School Psychologist and have collected and created SO many resources for teachers and parents to use in order to help their children.  I’ve worked with kids with ALL different learning styles and needs over the years.  I’m excited to be stepping into my new role as Special Education Coordinator and decided why not start a blog to share tips and create resources to help others who work with struggling learners.

In addition to sharing and making resources to the parents and teachers I serve, I am also constantly working on projects and activities to do with my two little girls who are 2 and 3 years old.  So, my hope is for this to be somewhat of a scrapbook of resources for itty bitty ones and older students who just need a different approach to learning in order to bring out their full potential….hence the name Discovering Hidden Potential!

Thanks for joining me on this journey!