Archive for the ‘Accommodations’ Category

Resource to pass along to parents

Have you discovered the website understood.org yet? This website is designed for parents of a child with learning and attention issues. The website has great resources for anyone wanting to know more about learning disabilities and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. For example, it can take you through simulations of these different disabilities, helping parents […]

Resource to pass along to parents

Have you discovered the website understood.org yet? This website is designed for parents of a child with learning and attention issues. The website has great resources for anyone wanting to know more about learning disabilities and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. For example, it can take you through simulations of these different disabilities, helping parents […]

Access to General Curriculum Statewide Guidance Documents

The new year is upon us and you may have questions about Special Education.  Don’t fret, guidance is at your fingertips! AGC Resources are statewide guidance documents covering important topics such as co-teaching, LRE, IEP, paraprofessionals, and grading.   Quick access to all of these documents can be found at www.esc20.net/agcnetwork. The website has been up-dated […]

Free tool for using visual representations to solve word problems

In Mathematics Instruction For Students with Learning Disabilities or Difficulty Learning Mathematics: A Guide for Teachers (2008) put out by the Center on Instruction, recommendation #4 states, “Teach students to visually represent the information in the math problem.” Research shows that students with learning disabilities benefit from using visuals that correlate to specific problem types. […]

HB 440- Change in Education Code re: Physical Education/APE

HB 440 was recently passed and signed by Governor Greg Abbott. Following is an excerpt from the Bill Analysis: C.S. H.B. 440 amends the Education Code to require the State Board of Education , in identifying the essential knowledge and skills of physical education, to ensure that the physical education curriculum required in each school district that offers kindergarten through grade […]

Inclusion Institute 2015

Are you thinking about attending professional development this summer? Are you wanting to learn evidence-based strategies to increase student success? Are you interested in how to increase student motivation and effort? …YES! You need to attend the 2015 Inclusion Institute: New Frame of Mind. Join us June 11th for a one-day conference that will bring […]

STAAR A Post-administration Survey

Inclusion Institute Breakout Session Topics

You may have heard that Mindset Works will be at Inclusion Institute 2015, but you might also be wondering… Who else will be there? Apple and Accessibility with Megan Wilson and David Hernandez Solving Word Problems Using Schemas with Dr. Sarah Powell Reading for Understanding in the Content Areas with High School Students and with Elementary […]

Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind

Do you have questions on how to grade students in special education? As a special educator do you fully understand your role in grading? At June 11th’s  Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind, attend the session, I Don’t Give Grades, You Earn Them. In this session, teachers will explore what TEA says about grading exceptional […]

FREE Mindset Webinar

          Heard about Growth and Fixed Mindsets but want to learn more? The AGC team is offering a sneak peak at this year’s Inclusion Institute 2015: New Frame of Mind keynote speaker, Emily Diehl! In this 30 minute webinar, Emily will share the research behind a growth mindset and preview strategies […]