6 Different Types of Task Boxes to use in your classroom [Episode 4]

6 Different Types of Task Boxes to Use in Your Classroom

Have you ever wondered what types of task boxes would work best in your special education classroom?

In this episode, I chat about 6 different types of task boxes from vocational to life-skills task boxes. Task boxes empower students by explicitly teaching crucial life skills such as cooking, safety signs, personal hygiene, and time management, proving to be a game changer in her classroom.

Listen in as I also provide a storage solution for your growing task box collections!

After listening, be sure to grab my free Independent Work System Start Pack!

PS: To celebrate the launch of this podcast, we’re doing a giveaway! Three winners will receive a $25 gift card to my website store. There are two ways to enter. If you do both, you’ll receive two entries!

  1. Screenshot your favorite episode (episode 1, 2, or 3). Add it to your Instagram stories and tag me @chalkboard_superhero
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Episode Highlights:

  • Vocational task boxes versatility and real-life skills
  • Examples of life skills activities for the development of independence
  • Fine motor task box activities
  • The importance of errorless learning
  • A simple solution for task box storage

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More About Teach, Task Box, Inspire: The Podcast:

Teach, Task Box, Inspire: The Podcast is your go-to educational podcast dedicated to making your job as a special education teacher easier and more enjoyable. Your host, Lisa Hollady, is a veteran special education teacher with a passion for helping teachers like you make a real difference in the lives of your students.

In your demanding roles, you’re constantly juggling various responsibilities, from differentiated instruction and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to data collection, and, of course, teaching. That’s where task boxes come in.

Task boxes aren’t just teaching tools. They’re the key to unlocking student independence, student engagement, and personalized learning. Through this podcast, you’ll uncover the incredible task box benefits for your special needs students and practical implementation tips that you can take to your classroom.

Tune in each Monday for a new episode that will equip you with essential strategies and motivation to approach your week with confidence and enthusiasm. Topics will include task box activities, social and emotional development, adaptive teaching, inclusive teaching, supporting diverse learners, classroom management, scheduling, visual aids, and more.

If you’re looking for more special education resources and support with increasing student independence, check out Lisa's FREE training.

I am a High School, self-contained Autism teacher from Central New York, who is passionate about individualizing student learning. I am a mommy of three, lover of all things Disney, married to my best friend and addicted to chocolate!! I hope that you find great ideas and inspiration here, so welcome!!

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