The Common Core State Standards

Updated, November 2012 Links checked, April 2013 You’ve probably heard a lot about this new initiative in education called the Common Core State Standards(CCSS). What’s it all about? How does it relate to you as an educator, administrator, or parent? How does it apply to students, especially those with disabilities? This resource page will help you find answers to questions such as these.Overview of the CCSSWhat’s happening in your state?How … [Read more...]

Accessing the general education curriculum | Training module

This is a training and professional development module developed by the IRIS Center. Its full title is Accessing the General Education Curriculum: Inclusion Considerations for Students with Disabilities. The module highlights classroom considerations that promote access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities. (posted April 24, 2013) http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/agc/chalcycle.htm … [Read more...]

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