Co-Teaching and Collaboration

Co-Teaching in Secondary Schools: 7 Steps – 2nd Edition

Co-teaching is an increasingly popular teaching model. Although it can be a very effective way of helping all students in inclusive classrooms learn, it can also be quite challenging for teachers to implement, especially at the secondary level, but it is a challenge well worth embracing. This updated and expanded edition of Co-Teaching in Secondary Schools: 7 Steps to Successful Inclusion, ...

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Co-Teaching Strategies to Improve Student Outcomes, Second Edition

Co-teaching is a popular service delivery model for students who are entitled to special education or other specialized services, such as support services for English learners. Evidence shows that the implementation of co-teaching is significantly associated with improved student outcomes. However, for co-teaching to be effective, teachers need to thoroughly understand what the arrangement entails and what it takes to ...

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Differentiated Instruction: Creating Inclusive Classrooms

This six-page laminated reference guide provides a framework of examples in differentiated instruction. These will help classroom teachers differentiate their instruction using Retrofit and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approaches and Multiple Intelligence (MI) theory. It also provides actions administrators can take to promote inclusive education and differentiated instruction. By Jacqueline Thousand & Richard Villa. 2018. 6 pages. ISBN: 978-1-938539-86-2. ...

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Executive Function: Support Strategies, Grades 6-12

This tri-fold laminated reference guide by Sandra Rief provides practical strategies to support and enhance the developing executive function skills of all students in grades 6-12. It also describes the key scaffolds and accommodations that help students with ADHD and others with executive function impairments succeed in school and beyond. Readers will learn about the various performance difficulties and academic ...

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Common Core Standards & English Language Arts, Grades 6-12

This laminated reference guide presents an at-a-glance overview of the CCSS for English Language Arts (ELA) for students in Grades 6-12. It is intended to help middle and high school teachers understand the organization and application of the standards for diverse students, including those with special needs. By Toby Karten. 2013. 6 pages. ISBN 978-1-93560-982-7. #S6161.

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Common Core Standards: Mathematics, Grades K-5

This laminated reference guide offers baseline knowledge about the CCSS and is intended to translate the goals, expectations, knowledge and skills into behavior that yields achievement for all students, regardless of ability levels, within inclusive classrooms. Specific curriculum examples for Mathematics standards are delineated for populations of learners in grades K-5, with timelines and teacher tips that offer ideas for ...

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Common Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades K-5

This laminated reference guide offers baseline knowledge about the CCSS and is intended to translate the goals, expectations, knowledge and skills into behavior that yields achievement for all students, regardless of ability levels, within inclusive classrooms. Specific curriculum examples for English Language Arts standards are delineated for populations of learners in grades K-5, with timelines and teacher tips that offer ...

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Common Core Standard & Mathematics, Grade 6-12

This laminated guide is designed to help middle and high school teachers understand the organization and application of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M), which define the grade-specific knowledge and procedural skills students are expected to achieve in their study of mathematics. The guide defines key terms, such as domains and clusters, and provides multiple quick-reference charts. By ...

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Universal Design for Learning in Physical Education

The practice of universal design—of making a product or environment accessible to all individuals—has been around for a long time. But, until now, that practice has never been explored in depth in the field of physical education. This groundbreaking text provides a much-needed link between universal design and physical education, extending boundaries as it offers physical educators a systematic guide ...

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Webinar: I Wish I Knew What to Say When…Navigating Difficult Professional Interactions

I Wish I Knew What to Say When…Navigating Difficult Professional Interactions HLP Webinar Series – HLP #1, Collaborate with professionals More than ever before, collaboration is integral to the responsibilities of educators. Not surprisingly, nearly all professionals have found themselves in challenging or awkward interactions, wondering what to say and how to say it to keep the conversation constructive. Are ...

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HLPs in Special Education Social/Emotional/Behavioral Laminated Guide (#3)

This compact, practical guide is the third in a series of laminated guides about high-leverage practices. It focuses on HLPs 7-10 (Social/Emotional/Behavioral). These include HLP7 – Establish a consistent, organized, and respectful learning environment, HLP8 – Provide positive and constructive feedback to guide students’ learning and behavior, HLP9 – Teach social behaviors, and HLP10 – Conduct functional behavioral assessments to ...

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HLPs in Special Education Assessment Laminated Guide (#2)

This compact, practical guide is the second in a series of laminated guides about high-leverage practices. It focuses on HLPs 4-6 (Assessment). These include HLP4 – Use multiple sources of information to develop a comprehensive understanding of a student’s strengths and needs, HLP5 – Interpret and communicate assessment information with stakeholders to collaboratively design and implement educational programs, and HLP ...

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HLPs in Special Education Instruction Laminated Guide (#4)

This compact, practical guide is the fourth in a series of laminated guides about high-leverage practices. It focuses on HLPs 11-14 (Instruction). These include HLP11 – Identify and prioritize long- and short-term learning goals, HLP12 – Systematically design instruction toward a specific learning goal, HLP13 – Adapt curriculum tasks and materials for specific learning goals, and HLP14 – Teach cognitive ...

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HLPs in Special Education Laminated Guide Collection

This is a set containing a series of six laminated guides about high-leverage practices. Each 6-page guide is a practical classroom tool showing specific examples about how to implement HLPs. Guide #1 focuses on Collaboration, covering HLPs 1-3. Guide #2 focuses on Assessment, covering HLPs 4-6. Guide #3 focuses on Social/Emotional/Behavioral practices, covering HLPs 7-10. Guide #4 focuses on Instruction, ...

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HLPS in Special Education Instruction Laminated Guide (#6)

This compact, practical guide is the sixth and final publication in a series of laminated guides about high-leverage practices. It focuses on HLPs 19-22 (Instruction). These include HLP19 – Use assistive and instructional technologies, HLP20 – Provide intensive instruction, HLP21 – Teach students to maintain and generalize new learning across time and settings, and HLP22 – Provide positive and constructive ...

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