"I am in awe of the innovative, relevant, and incredible motivational ideas! This tool addresses many of the most challenging areas of special education and provides strategies, guides, and daily reflections that educators need to continue or reignite the passion that called them to serve as special educators."
—Mary Beth Schafer, Special Education Consultant
Retain your love of teaching and reduce stress through daily reflection and planning!
Refining organizational and time management skills while taking time to reflect on practice can be a challenge for any busy, calendar-driven special education teacher. Following a format similar to the authors' best-selling resource for general education teachers, this concise guide helps special educators plan ahead, manage daily priorities, increase their instructional effectiveness, and nurture their own professional development.
Written by experienced special educators, this daily planning journal takes novice and seasoned professionals from August through July with tips, affirmations, action items, and space for daily to-do lists. Reflective prompts address critical issues such as:
- Working with parents
- Advocacy for students with special needs
- Building team rapport with staff
- Writing and implementing IEPs
Use The Special Educator's Reflective Calendar and Planning Journal to advance your growth as a special education teacher and develop skills that will have a positive impact on students' learning and performance.