Posts Tagged ‘Access to General Curriculum’

Does He Really Need an FM? – Part I

Hearing technology today is better than ever with digital hearing aids and cochlear implants. They give the wearer tailored access to the sounds of speech.  So if a student has this great hearing aid, cochlear implant or BAHS, why does he need an FM system?  These personal amplification devices are designed to amplify the sounds […]

Beat the Heat 2014: Registration Is Open

Registration is open with 4 registration options available! ESC Region 13’s Beat the Heat is a three-day professional development opportunity for educators who work with children 3-5 and children with significant disabilities ages 6-21. Pre-Conference: Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  Back by popular demand this day provides day-long, in-depth learning opportunities at a more advanced level. […]

A Message from our Keynote!

Region 13 is excited to announce the keynote speaker for our fourth annual Inclusion Institute, Susan Hentz. Susan focuses on classroom-proven researched based strategies and resources to ignite student enthusiasm for learning while maximizing the potential of every student. Susan’s seminars are well known for being high-energy, humorous, interactive, and packed with practical ideas that support […]

Inclusion Support for ELA-R

If you are teaching students with disabilities in an inclusion setting, either as a Special Education teacher or as a General Education teacher, Region 13 would like to encourage you to attend Accessing the General Curriculum in English Language Arts on April 9, 2014. Participants will leave with strategies to help deliver engaging, scaffolded lesson […]

STAAR Accommodations Support

Visit the Region 13 Accommodations Central livebinder for ideas towards implementing STAAR Accommodations:  http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?present=true&id=1074530 Remember that accommodations on the state assessment must be routinely and effectively used in instruction.

Twice-Exceptional Students

A “twice-exceptional learner” is a child or youth who performs at — or shows the potential for performing at — a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who: exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area; possesses an unusual capacity for […]

Math for All – AGC in Math

        STAAR – Modified is going away. What does that mean for my students in math next year? In this workshop you will learn how to accommodate and modify instruction in the math classroom. Develop a plan for preparing all your students for higher expectations. Hands-on experiences will be provided to show […]

Inclusion Support in Social Studies – Rescheduled

What is this picture and how can I use visuals like these to enhance my instruction?  Due to the ice day, Accessing the General Curriculum in Social Studies: Inclusion in the Age of STAAR has a new date, Monday, February 24, 2014. In this workshop: Participants will receive a copy of “Social Studies Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites” […]

Updated Scaffolding Accommodations Book

The Scaffolding Accommodations book has been revised for 2014! Included are changes based on TEA’s revised accommodations triangle, student eligibility “quick-checks”, and a new section on ARD committee decision-making and classroom monitoring. For more information, click here: http://store.esc13.net/index.php/special-ed/scaffolding.html

Accessing the General Curriculum in Social Studies: Inclusion in the Age of STAAR

In this workshop we will: Develop instructional strategies such as use of Graphic Organizers, Visual Aids, Mnemonic Devices, Movement, and Storytelling for teachers in inclusive Social Studies classrooms Align accommodations available to students with disabilities on Social Studies assessments with classroom instruction Engage in brain-based strategies and learn how to apply them in the classroom […]

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