In this edition, you’ll find the Reading Expert examining the role of Guided Reading in differentiated small group instruction while the Marvelous Mathematician completes his second article in a two-part series on students with disabilities. This article focuses on the types of materials and knowledge teachers need for teaching math to students with disabilities, particularly mathematical disabilities. Don’t miss the Leadership Corner where you’ll find links to download two recently updated IES practice guides from the What Works Clearinghouse.
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Regardless of grade level, there are four fundamental things educators must do for their students to experience math success.
1. Apply explicit instructional techniques effectively to both direct and inquiry-based instruction
2. Develop student use and understanding of mathematical vocabulary
3. Differentiate instruction easily and appropriately
4. Promote the active use of discourse strategies to deepen mathematical understanding
During this free webinar, CORE’s Director of Mathematics, Dean Ballard, will take a look at all four requirements and share tips and techniques to ensure they are all incorporated into math instruction.
Join us for this webinar and gain new insights on how to prepare students for math success.
If you are not able to attend the live webinar, but would like to receive a recording to watch at your convenience, please register.
When teachers have a range of evidence-based solutions at their fingertips, and a solid plan to effectively use them, they can better meet the needs of students who struggle with math.
Watch this on-demand webinar to learn best practices and practical advice to support these students from CORE’s Director of Mathematics, Dean Ballard.
Help accelerate math achievement with resources and strategies that ensure students receive instruction and supports appropriate to their individual needs.
Reading is a complex process that involves quickly and accurately recognizing words, understanding the meaning of words, and making sense of their meaning in context. Students identified with reading difficulties most often struggle with word reading.
During this on-demand webinar Dr. David A. Kilpatrick, author of Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, discusses the importance of understanding the nature of word-level reading development and word-level reading problems in order to accurately assess reading difficulties and implement effective interventions.
Watch the webinar to learn:
Since the 2017 Supreme Court ruling on Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1, many school districts have put a renewed focus on ensuring students with disabilities not only receive a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) but true educational equity.
During the webinar, Dr. Michelle Hosp, Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Dr. Arun Ramanathan, CEO of Pivot Learning, examine special education in the post-Endrew environment. These experts share:
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights into how other districts are setting high expectations for students with disabilities and supporting their progress toward meaningful goals.