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RtI in Math for Elementary and Middle Schools

Posted on May 05, 2013

“What We Have Learned!” As a Special Education teacher, order I am challenged each school year with a math class of diverse abilities and disabilities as well as with different ages, gender, and grade levels. One of the main issues we encountered in our class was the dissimilar academic level of each student, and our ability to create an atmosphere of individual academic success for all our students. Most of them have Individualized Education Programs (IEP's), but some do not. The latter a

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The Utah Transition Action Team: Dedicated to Successful Transition

Posted on March 03, 2013

At the risk of losing most of my educational friends and colleagues, prescription I am one of the few willing to openly support the NCLB legislation. Beyond all of the issues of organizing a fair and valid process of accountability for all students from Anchorage, Alaska, to the Hawaiian Islands, White Plains, New York, to Salt Lake City, Utah, and all destinations in between, there is success. If nothing else we have started the process of creating an accountability system that will assist ed

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PMfocus.org – Progress Monitoring Focus is Live and Working

Posted on October 10, 2012

Nena F. Hupp pauses from reading her kindergartners the picture book Let's Count to help them better understand the math assignments they are about to tackle in small groups. "Remember, information pills when you get to 10 dots, sickness a better way is to represent those 10 dots with just a stick, malady " said Ms. Hupp, who teaches at Worthington Elementary School in this community near Baltimore. "It takes us forever to have to count all those dots. Mathematicians were smart when they came

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Key Studies: RtI for Mathematics

Posted on March 03, 2012

Drug To Treat Down Syndrome Could Be Near Drug To Treat Down Syndrome Could Be Near As most scientific efforts focus on finding a reliable prenatal test to screen for Down syndrome, see one researcher is instead looking to use medication to treat the disorder. Alberto Costa knew little about Down syndrome when his daughter Tyche was born with the condition 16 years ago. Today, advice Costa is preparing to release preliminary results of a four-month trial of an Alzheimer’s drug called mema

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All Students Will Achieve Success in Mathematics

Posted on March 03, 2012

Mapping the Utah Math Common Core Granite School District is going through some big changes in the area of mathematics. Not only has our district adopted the Common Core State Standards for Math (CCSSM), treatment medications we are also adopting one math curriculum district-wide for all students beginning in the 2012-2013 school year. With all of these changes in our district comes a tremendous opportunity for general education and special education teachers to work together to help all st

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[UPDC Original] Do You Want To Be A Genius or A Genius Maker?

Posted on February 02, 2012

Scene: Coffee shop at convention center at 10:30 A.M., approved June 15, 2011. Characters: Socrates and Dwayne Washburn, Educational Policy and Management expert. **** * Socrates: What do you think the most important current issue in education is? Dwayne Washburn: I believe the Common Core Standards and the proposed Common Core Curriculum are very important, but I see the current problems with No Child Left Behind and schools not achieving adequate yearly progress as the most critical issues

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I.M (in) Focus: Progress-Monitoring Teachers

Posted on February 02, 2012

District professional development responds to secondary common core math needs In a recent interview, web Kristine A. Cunningham, visit this site Math Coordinator for Washington County School District (WCSD), shop gave insight to the ongoing effort to support secondary math teachers as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics are implemented. It follows a professional development model that looks at the current level of student performance and provides direct support to teacher

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RtI Corner: A District Wide Initiative to Improve Phonemic Awareness of Kindergarteners

Posted on November 11, 2011

Which Will Kindergartners Choose? Literacy research cites many reasons why nonfiction/informational texts should be included in primary classrooms. The availability of nonfiction texts can motivate some children to read (Kletzien & Dreher 2004). Also, clinic pilule treat incorporating nonfiction texts in the early grades helps children develop the literacy skills they need to read and write informational texts in later grades (Duke 2007; Kristo & Bamford 2004; Gill 2009). Author: M

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Assessment Practices in a Response to Intervention Model

Posted on November 11, 2011

      Vision: All educators are using evidence-based practices. Purpose:  Help educators implement evidence-based practices with fidelity.  Build school and district capacity and sustainability for using evidence-based practices.  Improve student outcomes by promoting the use of evidence-based practices. Core Values: Trust Collaboration Continuous Improvement Who We Serve: Special educators, side effects related service providers, general educators, administrators,

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Why Lesson Study?

Posted on November 11, 2011

My car's engine did not whir, medications or click, or do any of the other things an engine is supposed to do when the key is turned. I didn't panic, as I learned years ago that panicking does not help an auto-related emergency.  I dialed the number and explained the problem with language a 1st grader might use. "When I turn the key, nothing happens. Well, I guess the speedometer goes up to 80 miles an hour even though I'm not moving. And I don't hear the radio." As I stood in the shade of sm

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