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

Renting Lesson: Understanding a Lease, Manage Paying Bills, and More!
I’m sharing an in-depth resource review of my most recent Renting lesson unitWhile my original Rent lesson unit covers the necessary basics, this new resource includes all your favorite things but dives a bit deeper into renting.  So, if you are looking for materials to teach...
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IEP Goal Bank : Transition Skills

Are you tired of ‘Dollar Over’ being your go-to functional math and independent living goal?  Because let’s be honest, how many people carry a $20 bill, $10 bill, $5 bill, and four $1 bills with them at all times?  

 

Are you also over ‘Will develop a...

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Consumer Math Weekly Practice Resource
When something works well, there isn’t a need to fix it. However, when you can improve it and expand it, why not?
 
The Functional Weekly Practice worksheets are a big hit and a single page version is included in every Consumer Math Lesson Unit.
 
I was recently...
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How to Teach College Tuition and Class
Our LAST topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach College Tuition and Classes. Read more about why and how you can teach College Tuition and Classes using my College Class and Tuition Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
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How to Teaching Car Buying
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Car Buying. Read more about why and how you can teach Car Buying using my Buy a Car Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 

Purpose of Teaching Car Buying

If your students are in high school or have...
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How to Teach Public Transportation
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Public Transportation. Read more about why and how you can teach Public Transportation using my Public Transportation Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 

Purpose of Teaching Public Transportation

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

Purpose of Teaching Trip Planning

Students are typically asked to...
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How to Teach Time Management

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

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

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How to Teach Filing Your Taxes
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Filing Taxes. Read more about why and how you can teach Filing Your Taxes using my Filing Taxes Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 
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How to Teach Geometry Basics
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Geometry. Read more about why and how you can teach Geometry basics using my Geometry Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).  Also, check out the FREE Geometry Jeopardy in my Free Resource Library by subscribing to...
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Increase Parent Engagement in the Transition Planning Process: Available Services & Supports
Calling all transition special education teachers, transition specialists, and staff who want to increase the support they offer to families and students who will access services post high school! This blog post about increasing parent engagement in the transition planning process is for YOU!
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How to Teach Cost Comparison Shopping
Our next topic in the Consumer Math Blog Series is about how to teach Cost Comparison Shopping. Read more about why and how you can teach Cost Comparison using my Cost Comparison Lesson Unit (click here to get your copy).
 
 
Purpose of Teaching Cost Comparison
A family member...
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How to Teach Food Budgets
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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How to Teach Meal Planning
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
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
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
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
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

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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