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Access to the General Education Curriculum for ALL Learners
The general education curriculum often consists of courses, lessons, and planned learning activities that are intentionally taught. But, what about the informal and unspoken messages and strategies that are communicated and used in the classroom? These are not part of the formal curriculum, but contribute to student growth, engagement, inclusion, and more. This FREE, 10-part video series explores strategies grounded in research that are designed to ensure ALL learners have access to the general curriculum.Login
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These chapters are designed for special education professionals, teachers, developmental specialists, and other teaching professionals to increase your knowledge about access to the general education curriculum. Each chapter builds on previous knowledge while providing new strategies, tools, and resources you can use right away in the classroom and beyond.
Each chapter in this module consists of several pages that relate to the chapter. Before watching each video, set the stage for your learning by reading the video description. To continue your exploration of the topic after the video, visit the “research and connected resources” section to learn more.
Chapter 1: Ensuring Inclusive Dispositions and Presuming Competence
Chapter 2: Design Rich Tier I Core Instruction and Assessment
Chapter 3: Designing Inclusive Learning Environments and Rich Tier I Instruction and Assessment
Chapter 4: Language and Communication Access: ALL In!
Chapter 5: Reading Research in Language and Literacy: From Research to Practice
Chapter 6: Stretching Word Recognition to Include Learners with Complex Needs: Access to Communication, Reading, and Writing for ALL Learners
Chapter 7: Stretching Language Comprehension to Include Learners with Complex Needs: Applying Reading and Writing Across Content Areas
Chapter 8: Tier I Planning Continued: Integrating Learner Supports within Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment
Chapter 9: Targeted Interventions: Tiers 2 and 3
Chapter 10: Curriculum Screening, Audit, Selection, and Deselection
Roots, Trunk, and Leaves
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At this time, the modules do not produce a certificate of completion. Print this Module Overview to apply for approval for your participation from your local LEA’s LPDC.