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Pennington, Brittany; Pokorski, Elizabeth A.; Kumm, Skip; Sterrett, Brittany I. – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2017
The National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLII), a consortium funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), prepares special education leaders to become experts in research on intensive intervention for students with disabilities who have persistent and severe academic (e.g., reading and math) and behavioral…
Descriptors: Intervention, Special Education, Disabilities, Reading Difficulties
Walte, Samantha; Brown, Christerralyn; Wallace, Theresa – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2017
The National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLII), a consortium funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), prepares special education leaders to become experts in research on intensive intervention for students with disabilities who have persistent and severe academic (e.g., reading and math) and behavioral…
Descriptors: Intervention, Special Education, Prompting, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Smail, Karen M.; MacDonald, Cathy – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2015
Every student must be given the opportunity to participate in physical education and develop the skills and knowledge competencies to become skillful movers for a lifetime. Students with disabilities have unique needs that must be addressed in the least restrictive environment. With the adoption of the "National Standards and Grade-level…
Descriptors: National Standards, Disabilities, Physical Education, Competency Based Education
Australian Government Department of Education and Training, 2015
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2008) is a global effort to promote the equal and active participation of all people with disability. Australia ratified this convention, which means that it is committed to promoting, protecting, and ensuring that people with disability are given full equality under the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Academic Standards, Individualized Instruction, Civil Rights Legislation
Bowman, Trinell; Wiener, Daniel; Branson, Danielle – Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, 2015
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers. These high-quality, computer-based K-12 assessments in mathematics and English language arts (ELA)/literacy give…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Testing Accommodations, Summative Evaluation, College Readiness
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Shamash, Emily R.; Martin, Alyson M. – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2014
This article offers a variety of strategies for pre-service and beginning teachers to utilize in order to create positive and effective relationships with families that are built on clear communication and trust. It is crucial for new and veteran teachers to understand the importance of successful communication with parents and families of…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Disabilities, Family Involvement
American Institutes for Research, 2012
First introduced in 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) has evolved over nearly five decades, emphasizing education reform priorities that mirror the changing national education policy conversation. The most recent iteration of ESEA, also known as the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), was enacted in 2001. It emphasized improving…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Guides
John, Peter; Wheeler, Steve – David Fulton Publishers, 2008
Based on a major research project (the InterActive Project), this book explores and illustrates how digital technologies can transform learning across the curriculum. Using a wide range of educational settings--primary, secondary, school and home--it will help practitioners think about, plan and execute effective learning in their classrooms and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Burns, Edward – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2007
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004 has placed a renewed emphasis on the importance of the regular classroom, the regular classroom teacher and the general curriculum as the primary focus of special education. This book contains over 100 topics that deal with real issues and concerns regarding the regular classroom and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Related Services (Special Education), General Education, Teacher Participation
Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended to assist charter schools in providing accommodations for students with exceptional needs, while acknowledging the importance of the charter approved by the Minister, local autonomy, flexibility and choice. This document is organized into the following four areas: (1) Access to Accommodations (the provision of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Section 504 is federal civil rights law under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It provides protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Students in school settings fall under the protection of Section 504 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability from all school programs and activities in both public and…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Civil Rights, Eligibility
Holtz, Kristen D.; Owings, Nicole M.; Ziegert, Amanda K. – Organization for Autism Research (NJ1), 2006
The transition from school to adulthood is a pivotal time in the lives of all students. For a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), change of any kind can be challenging. A transition as momentous as this can seem daunting indeed. Thoughtful planning, good information, and open communication will help parents work with their young adult and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Education Work Relationship, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, 2005
Several forces are driving Alaska's school accountability initiatives. These include: (1) the Legislature's passage in 1997 and 1998 of the High School Graduation Qualifying Examination (HSGQE) and other accountability measures; and (2) the passage by the U.S. Congress of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. In the past, schools excluded some…
Descriptors: State Standards, Student Participation, Student Evaluation, Federal Legislation
Canter, Andrea S., Ed.; Paige, Leslie Z., Ed.; Roth, Mark D., Ed.; Romero, Ivonne, Ed.; Carroll, Servio A., Ed. – National Association of School Psychologists, 2004
This document builds on the success of earlier editions. It includes a number of substantially revised handouts updated from the previous editions, plus many new topics that reflect the challenges parents and educators face in the 21st century. Many handouts for families are also provided in Spanish. This document is a comprehensive resource for…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Family Life, Academic Achievement, Curriculum
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Lock, Robin H.; Carlson, Dawn M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2000
This article describes how a group of elementary teachers set out to master their instructional software to turn the collection into an effective aid for enabling the success of students with and without disabilities. It discusses planning for systematic intervention and positive outcomes through the use of computer programs. (Contains…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities
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