In this webinar, Drs. Tessie Rose Bailey and Zach Weingarten from the National Center on Intensive Intervention and the PROGRESS Center, as well as Thom Jones from the Wyoming Department of Education and Justine Essex from Freedom Elementary School in Cheyenne, Wyoming shared how to set ambitious goals for students by selecting a valid, reliable progress monitoring measure, establishing baseline performance, choosing a strategy, and writing a measurable goal.
This webinar challenges current thinking about how to set appropriately ambitious and measurable behavioral goals in light of the 2017 Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District decision by the United States Supreme Court. Dr. Teri A. Marx from the National Center on Intensive Intervention and the PROGRESS Center, as well as Dr. Faith G. Miller from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, share how to set ambitious behavioral goals for students by using a valid, reliable progress monitoring measure, and how to write measurable and realistic goals focused on the replacement behavior.
This module, Parents: Supporting Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic, from the IRIS Center offers tips to support your child’s learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Including learners with significant communication needs in the general education classroom will require additional planning for general and special education teachers as well as related service providers. These include speech-language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists, and vision/hearing specialists. Coordinating the work of these service providers and leveraging their expertise can result in a high quality experience for all the learners in an inclusive class.
The National Center on Intensive Intervention has developed the tools charts to assist educators and families in becoming informed consumers who can select academic and behavioral progress monitoring tools. The charts display the technical rigor of the assessments as reviewed by a Technical Review Committee representing experts in assessment. The charts are interactive so that users can filter, sort, compare, and review the data in order to select an assessment that meets their needs.
On May 8, 2019, PROGRESS Center Advisors Drs. Mitch Yell, David Bateman and leaders Tessie Bailey and Teri Marx presented Recommendations and Resources for Preparing Educators in the Endrew Era. In this webinar, Drs. Yell and Bateman draw on their recent article Free Appropriate Public Education and Endrew F. v. Douglas County School System (2017): Implications for Personnel Preparation in Teacher Education and Special Education.
The use of empirically validated instructional practices is pivotal for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities to make academic progress in inclusive settings. The purpose of this literature review is to extend previous literature reviews to bring the review of literature up-to-date on pedagogical practices for students with the most significant disabilities in inclusive settings.
The Working Together Series from CADRE includes five interactive self-directed courses that provide families and educators with strategies for working together and through conflict. Anyone supporting children or youth with disabilities may benefit from this series, however; the setting in which collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution takes place within this series is typically the school or IEP meeting. Facilitation materials are also available.
This IRIS Module is designed to help teachers build positive relationships with families. The module highlights the diversity of families and addresses the factors that school personnel should understand about working with the families of children with disabilities (est. completion time: 1 hour).