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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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FAQ: Postsecondary Education Options for Young Adults with Significant Disabilities

Posted on September 09, 2012

This is a continuation of the story of Mason. See the article “What Do You Mean by Red Flags? A Parent Perspective on Discovering Their Child’s Disablility” http://essentialeducator.org/?p=1226 or the December 2010 Utah Special Educator Vol. 33 No.2. It’s been two years since our family began our journey with autism. Mason, information pills our sweet five-year-old boy has grown a lot over the last two years, and as parents, so have we. We have watched him and cheered him on as he ha

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Do Read Alouds Build Fluency in Non-fluent Readers?

Posted on June 06, 2012

For Students Who Are Not Yet Fluent, visit this Silent Reading Is Not the Best Use of Classroom Time Teachers do their best to improve students' fluency, look but sometimes the information they have to work with is incomplete and, therefore, leads them down the wrong path. For example, silent reading or 'Round Robin' reading seem like good ways to improve fluency. But, in fact, increasing fluency requires more practice, more support, and more guided oral reading than either of these strateg

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Accommodations for Students with Disabilities in High School

Posted on June 06, 2012

Working Together for All Students to Achieve Success in Mathematics 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), ask 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 t

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The Critical Need for Providing Early Visual Language to the Deaf Child

Posted on May 05, 2012

Research has indicated that the language areas of the brain have no preference for language input and that the most accessible pathway for full access to linguistic information for many deaf children is through the visual channel. A visual language, what is ed such as American Sign Language, ambulance is a natural language system, functions independently from spoken language, and has a fully developed grammatical system. Delay in acquiring a first language produces poorer over-all language per

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Increased Incidence of Autism – How Utah Educators are Meeting the Challenge

Posted on May 05, 2012

For Students Who Are Not Yet Fluent, adiposity Silent Reading Is Not the Best Use of Classroom Time Teachers do their best to improve students' fluency, try but sometimes the information they have to work with is incomplete and, more about therefore, leads them down the wrong path. For example, silent reading or 'Round Robin' reading seem like good ways to improve fluency. But, in fact, increasing fluency requires more practice, more support, and more guided oral reading than either of these

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Hot News: 1 in 32 – The Facts Behind the Headlines in Utah Autism Prevalence Rates

Posted on April 04, 2012

Photo Credit: Éole Wind Abstract Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) continues to be a common activity in schools at all grade levels for students with various levels of reading ability. Unfortunately, drug students who struggle to read often select books beyond their reading abilities and outside their interests and therefore do not spend much time reading. Past research has shown that such students and their teachers have a poor opinion of SSR. In this article we propose a modified approach t

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Can Pixar Help Children with Autism?

Posted on April 04, 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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Our Mathematical Challenge

Posted on March 03, 2012

If you were to walk into my home, decease you would quickly realize that anything with a circuit board and integrated circuits are my friends. I have a passion for technology. From amateur radio to computers, cialis 40mg I’m involved. I was once told by a mentor that I should teach with my passion, try to share with my students my interests in order to improve their exposure to new things and improve their quality of life. They didn’t have to tell me twice! Alpine School District has b

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Teaching Math to Diverse Learners

Posted on March 03, 2012

“What We Have Learned!” As a special education teacher, I am challenged each school year with a math class of diverse abilities and disabilities as well as with different ages, here gender, sildenafil 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 n

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