Archive for October, 2012

Inclusion Webinar Series

IDEA 2004 and the continued push for inclusive classrooms mean that teachers are collaborating more than ever before. This 3-part webinar series explores challenges, benefits, and strategies for teachers who are collaboratively managing inclusive classrooms.   These online webinars provide easy-to-access content related to the inclusion of special education students in the mainstream classroom. Live […]

Announcing a New Addition to the Accommodations Triangle!

The updated STAAR Accommodations Triangle has one new Type 3 Accommodation: Math Scribe. Students are only eligible for this testing accommodation if they: have visual impairments that necessitate the use of braille or large-print test materials or have a physically disabling condition that prevents them from recording scratch work and computations on their own are […]

Accommodations Triangle Now Updated by TEA

TEA has updated the STAAR Accommodations Triangle as well as the Optional Test Administration Procedures and Materials (OTAPMs) document to reflect changes for the 2012-13 school year.  Many of the changes are merely clarifications of information.  Math Scribe, an additional support, has been added to the Type 3 Accommodations.  There have also been additions and […]

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