Sharing my experience in the classroom as a life skills special education transition teacher and providing resources and solutions for fellow educators.

How to Teach Food Budgets consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Jan 23, 2021
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Food Budgets. Read more about why and how you can teach Food Budgets using my Food Budget Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 

Purpose of Teaching about Food Budgets

Besides paying rent, food is the...
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CBI Goal Setting- How to Improve Your Field Trip Outing Game functional life skills life skills special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers transition Jan 16, 2021
It’s a lovely Friday morning during the school year. You hop on the bus with your class, head to your destination, enjoy the activity, stop at a fast food restaurant for lunch, then head back to your school/program/center. It was a great day, you planned and planned and the CBI went...
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How to Teach Meal Planning consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Jan 09, 2021
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Meal Prep. Read more about why and how you can teach Meal Prep using my Meal Prep Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 

Purpose of Teaching Meal Prep

While this seems more like a Family and Consumer Science...
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How to Teach about Loans and Credit Cards consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Jan 02, 2021
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Loans and Credit Cards. Read more about why and how you can teach Loans and Credit Cards using my Loan and Credit Card Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
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How to Teach About Bank Services consumer math how to teach teacher experience teacherspayteachers Dec 05, 2020
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Bank Services. Read more about why and how you can teach Bank Services using my Bank Services Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 

Purpose of Teaching Bank Services

If students understand the value...
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How to Teach Goal Setting consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Nov 28, 2020
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Goal Setting. Read more about why and how you can teach Goal Setting using my Goal Setting Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 

Purpose of Teaching about Goal Setting

Your students have goals that...
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How to Teach Insurance consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Nov 14, 2020
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Insurance. Read more about why and how you can teach Insurance using my Insurance Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 

 

Purpose of Teaching about Insurance

Insurance is a very ‘adult’...
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How to Teach About Mortgages consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Nov 07, 2020

Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Mortgages. Read more about why and how you can teach mortgages using my Mortgage Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

 
 
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Gift Guide 2020 for Paraprofessionals and Support Staff special education teachers teacher experience Nov 05, 2020
It’s been a year! Now, I’m the first to say we should forgo the gifts and just spend time together, but in many parts of this world, that is no longer a safe option. So, I’ve chosen to compile the gift guide and you may give these gems to your support staff (don’t forget...
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How to Teach About Rent consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers transition Oct 31, 2020

Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Rent. Read more about why and how you can teach Rent using my Rent Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

 
 
Purpose of Teaching Rent
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How to Teach How to Tip consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers transition Oct 24, 2020

Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Tipping. Read more about why and how you can teach how to Tip using my Tip Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

 

Learn about your students Consumer Math habits with this FREE resource!

Purpose of Teaching How to...
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How to Teach Sales Tax consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Oct 10, 2020

Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Sales Tax. Read more about why and how you can teach Sales Tax using my Sales Tax Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

Sales Tax Lesson Unit

 

Purpose of Teaching Sales Tax

The extra money that you are required to...
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How to Teach Discounts consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Oct 03, 2020

Our next topic of the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Discounts. Read more about why and how you can teach Discounts using my Discount Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

Learn about your students Consumer Math habits with this FREE resource!

Purpose of Teaching about...

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How to Teach about Income Tax consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Sep 26, 2020

Our fifth topic of the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Income Tax. Read more about why and how you can teach Income Tax using my Income Tax Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

Learn about your students Consumer Math habits with this FREE rosource!

Purpose of Teaching...

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Down Time is a Good Thing- How to Teach Recreation Leisure Skills functional life skills how to teach life skills special education teachers teacher experience transition Sep 19, 2020
Downtime is where the important life skills are learned! Unstructured time is a good thing! Recreation and leisure skills are skills key for independence and functioning.
 
As special education teachers we are all aware of our students' needs for structure, consistency, and...
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How to Teach About Savings Accounts consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Sep 12, 2020
Our fourth topic of the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach about Savings Accounts. Read more about why and how you can teach Savings Accounts using my Savings Account Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 

Purpose of Teaching about Savings Accounts

A savings account...
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How to Teach Checking Accounts consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Sep 05, 2020

Our third topic of the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach about checking accounts. Read more about why and how you can teach about checking accounts using my Checking Account Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

Learn about your students Consumer Math habits with this FREE...

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Life Skill Rubrics and Checklists You Need functional life skills life skills special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers transition Aug 29, 2020
The Life Skills Rubric and Checklist bundle is a perfect answer to your ‘what can they do?’ question. I always seemed to be asking myself that question when I wrote out IEP Present Level of Performance or Functional Abilities before I created these life skill checklists and...
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How to Teach the Concept of a Budget consumer math how to teach special education teachers teacher experience teacherspayteachers Aug 22, 2020

Our second topic of the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to budget. Read more about why and how you can teach Budgets using my Budget Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).

 

Learn about your students Consumer Math habits with this FREE resource!

 

Purpose of Teaching...

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Remote Learning Schedule for Individuals with Moderate to Severe Disabilities functional life skills life skills special education teachers teacher experience transition Aug 21, 2020
If you aren’t already, you probably will be on a Remote Learning schedule VERY soon. I prepped for 4 institute days (and basically my entire summer) thinking my students were coming in person for the first day of school, only to be sadly flipped to remote in the 11th hour. I know it is...
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