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Louisiana Department of Education, 2012
"Louisiana Believes" embraces the principle that all children can achieve at high levels, as evidenced in Louisiana's recent adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). "Louisiana Believes" also promotes the idea that Louisiana's educators should be empowered to make decisions to support the success of their students.…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Educational Assessment, State Standards, Academic Standards
Grisham-Brown, Jennifer; Pretti-Frontczak, Kristie – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
To ensure the best possible outcomes for young children with and without disabilities, early childhood educators must enter the classroom ready to conduct all types of early childhood assessment--including determining if children need additional services, planning and monitoring instruction, and determining program effectiveness. They'll get the…
Descriptors: Play, Textbooks, Program Evaluation, Early Childhood Education
Jones, Carroll J. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2010
Many teachers of students with mild disabilities experience difficulty writing IEPs, and they lack a foundation in the regular education curriculum of academic skills and sequences associated with each grade level. This book was designed to provide this foundation. Presented in the form of scope and sequence charts that can be used as objectives…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Speech Communication, Elementary Secondary Education, Mild Disabilities
Pierangelo, Roger; Giuliani, George A. – Corwin Press, 2007
Understanding the criteria and process for determining a student's eligibility for special education services is critical for any educator in an inclusive school environment. Based on the current reauthorization of IDEA 2004, this timely resource offers teachers and administrators an overview of each eligible disability and clear, specific…
Descriptors: Multiple Disabilities, Educational Environment, Visual Impairments, Mental Retardation
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Steele, Marcee M. – Science and Children, 2007
Recent special education legislation such as the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) emphasizes the placement of students with mild disabilities in the general education classroom. Therefore, students with learning, behavior, and communicating disorders will typically be learning science from classroom teachers rather than in separate special…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Science Tests, Mild Disabilities, High Stakes Tests
Silliman, Elaine R., Ed.; Wilkinson, Louise C., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2004
This book presents evidence-based practices for integrating language and literacy knowledge to enhance children's learning in today's standards-based classrooms. While grounded in theory and research, the book focuses on day-to-day concerns in instruction and intervention. Identified are models for effective collaboration among speech-language…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Teaching Methods, Learning Problems, Intervention
Burns, Edward – 2003
This book describes how supplementary aids and services are defined by best practice, interpreted by individual states, and viewed by the courts to enable children with disabilities to be educated with typical children to the maximum extent appropriate. The first three chapters of the book deal with the need to provide a free appropriate public…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Ancillary School Services, Assistive Technology, Classroom Techniques
West Virginia Department of Education, 2003
This guidebook has been written to provide direction, guidance and resources for classroom teachers, gifted facilitators, related services staff and administrators so that educators might better serve the gifts of all students. This user-friendly manual is a complement to "Policy 2419: Regulations for the Education of Exceptional…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Special Education, Guides, Individualized Education Programs
Noonan, Mary Jo; McCormick, Linda – 1993
This guide provides precise, detailed descriptions of empirically validated best practices to promote learning in infants and young children with disabilities. It is designed to be a practical and comprehensive, easy-to-read introductory methods text that addresses the fundamental issues associated with implementing the legislative mandates of the…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation
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Freagon, Sharon; And Others – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1995
Maintains that children with disabilities increasingly are attending schools and classrooms they would attend if they did not have disabilities. Reports that educational research indicates little evidence that ability grouping improves academic achievement among these students. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Development
Lang, Greg; Berberich, Chris – 1995
Since the passage of U.S. Public Law 94-142, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act in 1975, special education has undergone much change. This law mandates that any child with disabilities must be educated to the maximum extent possible, with the least restrictive environment possible. This book serves as a resource for teachers dealing…
Descriptors: Administration, Cooperation, Cooperative Learning, Disabilities