Teachers play an important role in making decisions about students’ accommodations for instruction and assessment. Although teachers are a significant part of the decision-making process, ‘gaps’ in teachers’ accommodations knowledge are well documented. One possible solution is to provide online professional development for teachers.
This resource from the National Center on Educational Outcomes reviews the characteristics of high-quality online accommodations training and summarizes the research literature for both professional development on accommodations decision-making and traditional and high-quality online teacher professional development. (posted December 28, 2011)