Posts Tagged ‘Access to General Curriculum’

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: 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:

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 […]

Inclusion Support for Science Teachers

Students who receive special education services are very commonly included in general education Science classes. This population of students needs Specially Designed Instruction that serves their unique educational needs. Remember that teachers who work primarily outside of special education need to have professional development towards special education if they are working with those students (Texas […]

Collaborating for Inclusion

The Power of Inclusion: Co-Teaching workshop at Region 13 is an updated version of the Power of Two. While participants still acquire best practice approaches to co-teaching, there is an added emphasis on planning for, and navigating, the multiple partnerships that often go into a campus’ inclusion program. There are still a few seats available […]

Accommodations Central – Workshop

Please note that the dates for these workshops have been changed. Students with disabilities are in general education classes now more than ever. To meet their educational needs while also delivering grade level content, teachers must be proficient at designing and implementing instructional accommodations. Additionally, to use accommodations on statewide assessments, students need to have […]

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