Staff Training: How to get your Staff on Board with Using Task Boxes
In this week's episode, we explore a critical aspect often overlooked—staff training on using task boxes. Acknowledging resistance to change, this episode stresses the need for paraprofessional buy-in, starting with crucial training on data collection methods.
We'll uncover many practical tips, including training staff not just on using task boxes but also on proper implementation and management. Delegating specific responsibilities, like resetting task boxes, streamlines the process and empowers staff. Whether you're a seasoned special educator who has worked with many different paraprofessionals, or just starting your journey, this episode is a comprehensive guide to elevating getting your staff on board.
- Topic 1: Addressing Resistance to Change
- Topic 2: Data collection
- Topic 3: Implementation and management
- Topic 4: Delegating responsibilities
- Paraprofessional Brochure
- Paraprofessional Training Handbook
- Free training: 3 Simple and Powerful Ways to Cultivate Independence in Your Special Education Classroom
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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.