UDL: Creating a learning environment that challenges and engages all students

This online training module provides information on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and examples of implementation in the classroom. It utilizes a case example to highlight goals, instructional materials and methods, and assessment considerations when implementing UDL. Developed by the IRIS Center for Training Enhancements. (Posted May 3, 2012)http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/udl/chalcycle.htm  … [Read more...]

SOS: Helping students become independent learners

This online module, created by the IRIS Center for Training Enhancements at Vanderbilt University, provides information on helping students become independent learners. The module focuses on understanding self-regulation techniques and how to implement them, the four main types of self-regulation strategies, and the steps used to implement each of these strategies. (posted May 3, 2012)http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/sr/chalcycle.htm   … [Read more...]

Tiered instruction (online module)

Tiered instruction is a means of teaching one concept while still meeting the different learning needs of children. This CONNECT module is designed to help learners understand the purpose, use, and potential benefits of tiered instruction, and to use it with young children in early care and education programs. (Posted June 12, 2012)http://community.fpg.unc.edu/node/218 … [Read more...]

Module 1: The Basics of Early Intervention

October 2012 Module 1 welcomes everyone to Part C of IDEA---the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities. With these training materials, you can learn about and provide training on: the 8 basic steps in the early intervention process; 7 acronyms used in early intervention and what they mean; and 9 key terms in early intervention and their definitions. Module 1 includes: 3 slideshow presentations; a … [Read more...]

Building the Legacy for Our Youngest Children with Disabilities

A Training Curriculum on IDEA 2004's Part C February 2014   Welcome to our new training curriculum on early intervention! The full curriculum isn't done yet, but we are pleased to make three modules available for your reading, downloading, and training use, and have many more on the way.   Module 1--Basics of Early Intervention Module 8--The Transition Process and Lead Agency Notification  new! Module 9--Development … [Read more...]

Teaching math to high school students with disabilities

Learn how to make your math class more effective for students with disabilities. SciTrain offers free online courses for teachers that you can take at your own pace and learn about classroom accommodations, adapted tests and laboratories, assistive technology, laws and policies and much, much more. (posted September 7, 2012)http://www.catea.gatech.edu/scitrain/   … [Read more...]

Teaching science to high school students with disabilities

Learn how to make your science class more effective for students with disabilities. SciTrain offers free online courses for teachers that you can take at your own pace and learn about classroom accommodations, adapted tests and laboratories, assistive technology, laws and policies and much, much more. (posted September 7, 2012)http://www.catea.gatech.edu/scitrain/  … [Read more...]

Traumatic brain injury | Learning module

This interactive learning module provides basic facts about traumatic brain injury and how it affects people. From the Center on Brain Injury Research and Training.  (posted October 12, 2012)http://www.cbirt.org/resources/interactive-learning-modules/  … [Read more...]

Project BRAIN | Interactive training module

This online interactive CD-ROM was developed as a learning tool for educators, health care, and related service professionals who work with students that have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). You can explore rooms of the virtual school while learning about TBI, the causes and potential effects of TBI on an injured person, and suggested strategies and resources for helping students with TBI. (posted December 18, 2012)http://www.tndisability.org/brain/cd/index.php  … [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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