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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
In Building Equity, Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian, and Douglas Fisher, colleagues at San Diego’s innovative Health Sciences High & Middle College, introduce the School Equity Taxonomy, a new model to clarify the structural and interpersonal components of an equitable and excellent schooling experience, and the School Equity Audit, a survey-based tool to help school and teacher leaders uncover equity-related issues. Built on the authors’ own experiences and those of hundreds of educators throughout the United States, this book is filled with examples of policy initiatives and practices that support critical standards of equity and high-quality, inclusive learning experiences.
Educator Alexis Wiggins provides a step-by-step guide for the implementation of Spider Web Discussion, covering everything from introducing the technique to creating rubrics for discussion self-assessment to the nuts-and-bolts of charting the conversations and using the data collected for formative assessment. She also shares troubleshooting tips, ideas for assessment and group grading, and the experiences of real teachers and students who use the technique to develop and share content knowledge in a way that’s both revolutionary and truly inspiring.