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For the many teachers uncertain of their ability to meet the needs of students with IEPs, this brief yet compelling guide is a great place to begin learning about the IEP process. The author provides teachers with practical, research-based advice and solutions to five of the most common challenges they face with IEPs:
Learn about common misconceptions on how to work with students with disabilities and insights, tips, and strategies to help teachers to fine-tune their practice to better meet each child’s unique needs. This publication includes practical features, such as IEP snapshot samples and an accommodations checklist, that are ideal for the busy teacher.
BOOK: (ASCD Arias publication, 2017) 5” x 7 3/4”, 64 pages
Based on their exciting work in the field, Kallick and Zmuda map out a transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind. They share the perspectives of educators engaged in this work; highlight the habits that empower students to pursue aspirations, investigate problems, design solutions, chase curiosities, and create performances; and provide tools and recommendations for adjusting classroom practices to facilitate learning that is self-directed, dynamic, sometimes messy, and always meaningful.