Archive for March, 2013

ECI Transition Grant

TEA has created a flowchart for ECI Transition.  Please note the flow chart addresses children who started receiving services from ECI during the time period identified in the first colored row.  It does not address the timeline in which a child was referred to the LEA from ECI.  The flow chart demonstrates that children who were […]

STAAR-Modified Side-by-Side Comparisons are Available NOW

We have created a series of documents that allow teachers to compare released test questions on the STAAR-Modified exam with released questions from the regular STAAR exam. These documents are free and available here: The aim of these documents is to provide teachers with a quick, at-a-glance reference to the implementation of the STAAR […]

FREE Webinar: “Instructional Cha-Cha-Chas”

View the recorded webinar HERE: Just a reminder that our Inclusion Institute’s keynote speaker, LeAnn Nickelson, will be presenting a free 45-minute webinar on Formative Assessment this Wednesday. Reserve your Webinar Seat Now at: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM CDT Register for the Inclusion Institute here: or Register […]

Social Studies Modified Side-by-Side Documents

Social Studies 8 World Geo EOC World History EOC

Social Studies STAAR Inclusion Review

Accessing the General Curriculum in Social Studies: Inclusion in the Age of STAAR Register at eCampus SP1325858   In this workshop we will: Develop instructional strategies for teachers in inclusive Social Studies classrooms Analyze STAAR-M questions for modification strategies Study accommodations available to students with disabilities on Social Studies assessments Engage in brain based strategies […]

According to Joel

Joel is a fifth grade student. He is an intelligent, articulate student with a passion for UT football and cars. He is also an AWESOME performer with a killer voice. This video is a culmination of a year’s worth of effort dedicated to social thinking skills. Joel would like to take this opportunity to share […]

A Unique Approach to Inclusion

“Special education teachers make great team leaders because they don’t focus on content, they focus on children.” Robert Sormani, principal of Chisholm Trail Middle School in Round Rock ISD, talks about his unique approach to scheduling for inclusion and collaboration amongst his teachers at our Perspectives on Inclusion panel during last week’s Leadership Network Conference.

What Does Differentiation Look Like?

Melanie Castellow, Curriculum Director at La Grange ISD, shares her perspective on the look and feel of a differentiated classroom during our Perspectives on Inclusion panel at the Leadership Network Conference.

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