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2009 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Summit

This webpage contains links to presentations given at Massachusettsâ? Second Annual Summit on Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. Presentations cover a wide range of topics, and materials include PowerPoint presentations as well as accompanying handouts.

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CREATED 2009
 

21st Century Learning

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A Brief Introduction to the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM)

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives is a free online library of K-12 digital math manipulatives. This video introduces how students and teachers can use the 116 Java applets and related activities to build mathematical concept knowledge.

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Academic Success Toolkit

In order to help school-based health centers articulate the connection between good health and academic outcomes and promote the Healthy Learners Alliance, the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care has created materials and compiled resources to aid educators in making the case for SBHCs in their schools. This toolkit includes factsheets, a PowerPoint presentation, and a video series geared towards helping school mental health stakeholders develop messages about the connection between school mental health and academic outcomes that will resonate with school administrators.

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CREATED2007
 

Acceptance, Dignity, and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health: Training Teleconferences

Each year, the ADS Center conducts approximately six training teleconferences that are free of charge and open to the general public. These educational events are designed to help participants enhance mental health consumer independence and community participation by relating the most up-to-date research and information about programs within the United States and beyond that are working to reduce discrimination and increase social inclusion of persons with mental health problems. In addition to featuring two or more formal presentations on social inclusion and related topics, each teleconference includes a thirty-minute open forum.  Audios, transcripts, and slides are included.  ...

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Accessibility Principles for Reading Assessments

The National Accessible Reading Assessment Projects have been conducting research to identify ways to increase the accessibility of reading assessments.  This document is the culmination of one of NARAP’s goals -- to develop evidence-based principles for making large scale assessments of reading proficiency more accessible for students who have disabilities that affect reading, while maintaining a high level of validity for all students taking the assessments.  Some of the principles clarify and underscore the importance of well-accepted and widely used practices in designing reading assessments.  Other principles have been developed from theory to respond to the needs of ...

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CREATED2009
 

Accessibility Strategies in Mathematics -- Middle School: Online Guides

The goal of the Addressing Accessibility in Mathematics Project is to develop professional development models and materials that  enable mathematics and special education teachers to make middle school mathematics more accessible to a wide range of students, including those with special needs.  Three  papers may be downloaded: (a) Accessibility Strategies to Consider; (b) Guiding Questions for Accessibility Strategies; and (c) the Accessibility Tool List.  Free sign-in.  (Addressing Accessibility in Mathematics is a project of the Education Development Center Inc, Newton, Massachusetts, with funding from the National Science Foundation.)

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CREATED2007
 

Accessible Community Transportation in Our Nation: Audio Conferences and Webinars

Easter Seals Project ACTION offers free learning opportunities through a series of distance learning events. These audio conferences and webinars feature guest speakers who are experts on various aspects of accessible public transportation. This series began in 2005 and continues to the present. (Funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportationâ?s Federal Transit Administration, Easter Seals Project ACTION promotes cooperation between the transportation industry and the disability community to increase mobility for people with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act and beyond.)
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DURATION1 hour each
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CREATED2005 to present
 

Accessing and Using Assistive Technology

This set of four videos addresses assistive technology for students with significant disabilities as well as covering many available resources to support instruction.

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CREATED2010+
 
 

Access to the General Curriculum: Two Online Curricula

Two curricula were developed by NCAC researchers to provide support to educators interested in learning about policies and practices related to improved access to the general curriculum.  Curriculum 1 on Effective Classroom Practices (6 parts) is written to provide the reader with a definition and description of essential features and attributes.  Evidence of effectiveness is presented based on foundational and current research. The applications of each practice to the general education setting are addressed, and links to more information are provided.  Curriculum 2 on Curriculum Enhancements (7 parts) conveys a number of promising responses to barriers to the general curriculum ...

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CREATED2002-2004
 

Accommodations for Instruction and Assessment: Online Modules and Materials

The IRIS Center has developed nine modules on accommodations for instruction and assessment.  The modules address (a) access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities; (b) accommodations for students with visual impairments (c) accommodations for high-stakes testing; (d) connecting standards-based curriculum the with design of instruction to ensure that students meet content standards; (e) culturally responsive teaching; (f) prefererral procedures to reduce inappropriate referrals to special education; (g) how to apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning -- and more. Case studies, activities, and InfoBriefs on accommodations are also available.   ...

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CREATED2003
 

Achievement Gap: A Video Collection

Harvard’s Achievement Gap initiative offers a very extensive collection of videos on issues and solutions relevant to the achievement gap.  Some videos are accompanied by PowerPoints.   Among the many topics are (a) identifying and addressing racial and ethnic disparities; (b) race and socioeconomic differences in school behavior, engagement, and time on homework; (c) building capacity to serve English language learners; (d) the impact of school and teacher quality; (e) cultural factors; (f) vernacular languages; (g) school reform; (h) roles of families; (i) complementary learning and out-of-school time -- and many, many more.  (The Achievement Gap Initiative is a university-wide ...

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CREATED2005
 

Achieving Graduation for All: A Governor's Guide to Dropout Prevention and Recovery

This resource describes actions governors should take to reduce the incidence of students not completing high school, including: (a) promote high school graduation for all; (b) target youth at-risk of dropping out; (c) reengage youth who have dropped out of school; and (d) provide rigorous, relevant options for earning a high school diploma. Specific suggestions for implementation, such as raising the compulsory age of attendance to 18 and establishing reentry programs for juvenile offenders, are also provided. (The NGA Center for Best Practices is a service of the National Governors Association.)

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CREATED2009
 

Acquiring and Using Digital Text to Support UDL

This presentation focuses on using digital text to support Universal Design for Learning (UDL).  After a brief overview of UDL the presenter addresses the many ways digital text can be modified to support the diverse needs of the students in our classrooms.  Several resources for obtaining both copy written and public domain digital text are provided.  Emerging trends in the use of digital text such as eBook readers and open source textbooks are discussed.

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Adaptations are Essential: The Middle Years

Adaptations are Essential is a series of three resource guides written for teachers and other service providers who work with students with mild disabilities. The guides describe strategies for aligning students' individualized education programs (IEPs) with the state of Washington's essential academic learning requirements. Separate resource guides have been developed for reading, writing and mathematics. Each guide includes the following components: a) general information about adapting learning and assessment and why such adaptations are essential; b) a decision-making model for adapting instruction and assessment; c) suggestions for adapting assessments using materials from the Washington Assessment ...

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CREATED2003
 

Adapted Physical Education Series

This set of three videos addresses what all educators should know about adapted physical education as well as discussing physical activity for elementary age children with visual and hearing impairments.

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CREATED2011
 

Adolescent Literacy and Older Students with Learning Disabilities

This paper describes the adolescent literacy problem (grades 4 to 12), its consequences, and contributing factors.  Guiding principles for assessment, instruction, and professional development, as well as recommendations for short-term and future consideration, are also addressed.  (Founded in 1975, the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities is a national committee of representatives of organizations committed to the education and welfare of individuals with learning disabilities.  LD Online serves as the official website for NJCLD.)

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Adolescent Literacy KnowledgeBase: An Online Guide

The Adolescent Literacy KnowledgeBase provides ways to integrate literacy and content area instruction across grades 4 through 12. The KnowledgeBase supports content teachers with resources to make their teaching more effective.  The four elements in this KnowledgeBase are (a) Nature of Adolescence; (b) Adolescent Literacy Concepts; (c) School and Community Context; and (d) Literacy and Content Area Instruction Integration. (Located at the University of Oklahoma, the Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center is a regional technical assistance center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.)

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Adolescent Literacy: Professional Development Webcasts

Use these webcasts as the centerpiece of staff development workshops or watch them for your own professional development whenever you have time.  Each webcast features a 60-minute video program that you view from the AdLit.org website.  The webcasts include recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.  You can also sign up for email alerts about upcoming webcasts.  (AdLit is a national multimedia project of WETA Public Television and Radio, Washington DC, and is funded by the Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.)

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