Archive for the ‘Access to General Curriculum’ Category

Are you a special education instructional leader?

Join us for the Special Education Instructional Network – SPIN – to connect and learn with other special educators in Region 13. SPIN meets four times during each school year. Our first 2018-2019 meeting is on Wednesday, September 12, 9:00 AM – 12:00 P…

Announcing the Region 13 Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Professional Learning Community (PLC)!

  Are you looking for a way to transform your teaching and your students’ learning? Submit your application to join the Region 13 Universal Design for Learning Professional Learning Community!  This PLC is designed to provide cohort members with an understanding of the UDL framework, knowledge and resources to support UDL implementation, and individualized learning […]

Register for UDL Now! A Guide to Classroom Application with Author Katie Novak, Ed.D.

Katie Novak! The internationally renowned educator and author of the best-selling book* UDL Now! A Teacher’s Guide to Applying Universal Design for Learning in Today’s Classrooms, is coming to Region 13! July 27th, 2018 Join us as we explore the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and discover how to use the guidelines to plan […]

UDL Series: Universal Design for Learning and Social Emotional Learning

“Emotion has a substantial influence on the cognitive processes in humans, including perception, attention, learning, memory, reasoning, and problem solving” (Tyng, Amin, Saad, & Malik, 2017). Each day, teachers experience the challenging connections between emotion and learning.  The good news is that we can plan for social and emotional variability in our classrooms by referencing the UDL […]

UDL Series: Meeting the Needs of All Students

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) offers all students a variety of ways to engage with the content. Today’s students enter classrooms with a wide range of skills, needs, and interests. At the same time, much of the curriculum available to teachers is narrowly focused, making it hard to meet the diverse needs of these students. […]

Are you writing effective IEPs?

IEP Best Practices: FIE to IEP combines the details of a full individual evaluation (FIE) with the knowledge of good instructional practice to write powerful PLAAFP statements which will lead to student-focused goals.  On both days, special education assessment personnel AND instructional personnel will work together to strengthen their skills. You will leave this two-day […]

Specially Designed Instruction In Math Summer Workshop Series

Concrete Models of Good Math Instruction—June 17th, 9am-4pm #SU1532436 In this workshop you will acquire strategies and ideas for how to best adapt the general education curriculum to meet the needs of students with disabilities. We will debunk the myth that students struggling should not be exposed to higher mathematical concepts. You will also gain […]

Power of Inclusion workshop!

Is your school looking for guidance for creating an inclusive climate in which the needs of all educators and students are being met? Power of Inclusion workshop has a few more seats open. Register today! Including students with disabilities in the general education classroom is both a challenge and an opportunity. Educators need to effectively collaborate to […]

STAAR A Update

Region 13 attended TEA’s STAAR A training on Wednesday, September 24th. The training covered STAAR A, the computer based assessment with accommodations. We learned of the embedded accommodations and accessibility features that STAAR A will provid…

Sneak Peek of Keynote Susan Hentz

Inclusion Institute 2014: Great Expectations If you missed the live webinar with Susan Hentz last week not to worry. You can watch now! Susan will be our keynote speaker at this year’s Inclusion Institute and was gracious enough to provide us wit…

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