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Special Educators Resource Room with Jennifer DeBrosse is the podcast for busy special education teachers. Whether you’re brand new to the world of special education or an experienced teacher, this podcast will provide time-saving solutions for any busy special educator. Get ready to move things off your special educator plate without feeling like you have to live at school. I’m your host, Jennifer DeBrosse. I’m dual-certified, have been in education for over 25 years, and spent time in both the inclusion classroom and the resource room setting. I was also a special education instructional coach and mentor to hard-working educators just like you. Tune in each week for quick action-packed episodes. They will be short, sweet, and to the point because I know how busy you are. I’m on a mission to help you get your time back! Let’s connect! You can find more special education support at: Positively Learning Blog (PS: while you’re there, be sure to grab the free Special Educators Cheat Sheets!)

Special Educators Resource Room Jennifer DeBrosse

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Special Educators Resource Room with Jennifer DeBrosse is the podcast for busy special education teachers. Whether you’re brand new to the world of special education or an experienced teacher, this podcast will provide time-saving solutions for any busy special educator. Get ready to move things off your special educator plate without feeling like you have to live at school. I’m your host, Jennifer DeBrosse. I’m dual-certified, have been in education for over 25 years, and spent time in both the inclusion classroom and the resource room setting. I was also a special education instructional coach and mentor to hard-working educators just like you. Tune in each week for quick action-packed episodes. They will be short, sweet, and to the point because I know how busy you are. I’m on a mission to help you get your time back! Let’s connect! You can find more special education support at: Positively Learning Blog (PS: while you’re there, be sure to grab the free Special Educators Cheat Sheets!)

    63. What Are Other Special Educators Doing?

    63. What Are Other Special Educators Doing?

    Special Educators, let's get nosy! Sometimes the very best professional development comes from each other, not workshops or textbooks. In this episode, learn more about what other special educators are talking about and using in their classrooms.

    Want to keep learning from each other?
    Be sure to join the Special Educators Resource Room Facebook community here:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/599918080857066

    Other resources mentioned:
    Data Collection File Folder OrganizationIEP Skills File FoldersTask Boxes for All YearBreak PassesSnow Day Packet






    If you're a busy special education teacher looking for tips, tricks, and resources to save you precious time, I've got you covered! I'm here to help you regain your confidence in the classroom and feel calm and collected as a special educator.

    Tune in every Wednesday for practical tips, tools, and the support you need to to THRIVE in the classroom.

    Grab your FREE Special Educators Cheat Sheets at positivelylearningblog.com/free-resource-library/

    Join the Facebook group

    I'd love to hear what's working for you! Send me a message on Instagram @positivelylearning

    • 7 min
    62. Paraprofessional Expectations: HELP!

    62. Paraprofessional Expectations: HELP!

    Tips for setting paraprofessional expectations - where does a special educator begin? The great news is that you don't need to start from scratch! In this episode, you'll learn exactly what you'll want to make sure is included and the best tips for communicating roles and expectations with support staff in the special education setting.

    Be sure to hop over and check out the blog post for more ideas in action!
    https://positivelylearningblog.com/tips-for-setting-paraprofessional-expectations/



    If you're a busy special education teacher looking for tips, tricks, and resources to save you precious time, I've got you covered! I'm here to help you regain your confidence in the classroom and feel calm and collected as a special educator.

    Tune in every Wednesday for practical tips, tools, and the support you need to to THRIVE in the classroom.

    Grab your FREE Special Educators Cheat Sheets at positivelylearningblog.com/free-resource-library/

    Join the Facebook group

    I'd love to hear what's working for you! Send me a message on Instagram @positivelylearning

    • 9 min
    61. A Typical Day in the Resource Room: How Do You Fit It All In?

    61. A Typical Day in the Resource Room: How Do You Fit It All In?

    Special Educators, do you struggle balancing IEP goals and general education requirements? How do you find time for all the testing accommodations?
    This is an area I found difficult and I was always reflecting on how I can keep the focus where it belongs - on students! 
    In this episode of Special Educators Resource Room, I'm sharing exactly what daily instruction looked like in the resource room setting. It was BUSY, but it worked for us. 
    I'd love to hear what YOU think! Please leave a rating and feedback, plus share with another teacher. Thank you! 



    If you're a busy special education teacher looking for tips, tricks, and resources to save you precious time, I've got you covered! I'm here to help you regain your confidence in the classroom and feel calm and collected as a special educator.

    Tune in every Wednesday for practical tips, tools, and the support you need to to THRIVE in the classroom.

    Grab your FREE Special Educators Cheat Sheets at positivelylearningblog.com/free-resource-library/

    Join the Facebook group

    I'd love to hear what's working for you! Send me a message on Instagram @positivelylearning

    • 10 min
    60. Choosing a Behavior System? Listen to this First!

    60. Choosing a Behavior System? Listen to this First!

    Mindfulness in the Classroom - Is it the missing ingredient to behavior management? In this episode, learn why adding mindfulness strategies could have a dramatic positive impact on your classroom and enhance any incentive, behavior plan, and system you may already have in place.
    Be sure to click over to the blog post show notes to see practical suggestions and real-life examples of incorporating mindfulness into everyday interactions.
    https://positivelylearningblog.com/mindfulness-ideas-for-the-classroom/



    If you're a busy special education teacher looking for tips, tricks, and resources to save you precious time, I've got you covered! I'm here to help you regain your confidence in the classroom and feel calm and collected as a special educator.

    Tune in every Wednesday for practical tips, tools, and the support you need to to THRIVE in the classroom.

    Grab your FREE Special Educators Cheat Sheets at positivelylearningblog.com/free-resource-library/

    Join the Facebook group

    I'd love to hear what's working for you! Send me a message on Instagram @positivelylearning

    • 10 min
    59. Student Led IEP Meetings (Yes, You Can Do It!)

    59. Student Led IEP Meetings (Yes, You Can Do It!)

    Welcome to your next IEP Meeting - led by your students!  It's time to amplify ALL students' voices. This episode gives you a behind the scenes look at preparing even our youngest students to become active participants in IEP meetings and take control of their educational goals.

    Be sure to check out the blogpost: Student Led IEP Meetings for more actionable steps and preparation ideas to support both your students AND you in the IEP process:

    https://positivelylearningblog.com/student-led-iep-meetings/




    If you're a busy special education teacher looking for tips, tricks, and resources to save you precious time, I've got you covered! I'm here to help you regain your confidence in the classroom and feel calm and collected as a special educator.

    Tune in every Wednesday for practical tips, tools, and the support you need to to THRIVE in the classroom.

    Grab your FREE Special Educators Cheat Sheets at positivelylearningblog.com/free-resource-library/

    Join the Facebook group

    I'd love to hear what's working for you! Send me a message on Instagram @positivelylearning

    • 6 min
    58. Google Forms for Data Collection in Special Education

    58. Google Forms for Data Collection in Special Education

    Google Forms can be an amazing tool for special educators! Digital data collection makes it easy to collect, analyze, and collaborate important information. 
    This episode dives into all the pros (and cons) to using digital Google Forms as part of your busy role as a special educator. Be sure to follow the links to get started!
    Free Google Forms - inside the Special Educators Resource Room Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/599918080857066Google Forms for Special Educators - this blogpost dives into setting up your first Google Form and how to use or customize a done-for-you data tracking form.22 Must-Have Google Forms for Special Educators - ready to dive all in? You don't need EVERY form out there. This is a time-saving set of forms are all you really need to get your special education data collection organized. 


    If you're a busy special education teacher looking for tips, tricks, and resources to save you precious time, I've got you covered! I'm here to help you regain your confidence in the classroom and feel calm and collected as a special educator.

    Tune in every Wednesday for practical tips, tools, and the support you need to to THRIVE in the classroom.

    Grab your FREE Special Educators Cheat Sheets at positivelylearningblog.com/free-resource-library/

    Join the Facebook group

    I'd love to hear what's working for you! Send me a message on Instagram @positivelylearning

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Quickly and easy to implement! I have a new para starting on Monday and will definitely be pulling this together this weekend! Thanks for the tips!

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Jess @Thriving_in_third_31

I love the podcast and how insightful it is for all teachers. I like how the strategies are practical, but very meaningful.

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