Using Assessment

Based on what you have read, as well as the other tools that are in your toolkit from your other classes, how might you use assessment in your classroom?  What tips and tricks (strategies!) might you use to keep track of where your students are? Formative Assessment Made Easy: Templates for Collecting Daily Data in … More Using Assessment

Assistive Technology

  Think about how you might use assistive technology in your classroom.  How can it be useful?  Who can it support?  What questions do you still have about assistive technology?   Communication, assistance with academic tasks, involvement in social and extracurricular activities, travel around a school setting, and seating an positioning are some benefits to … More Assistive Technology

Gifted and Talented

Something that I found interesting about gifted and talented students that I did not know before was, even if a students who is gifted and talented is intellectually at a higher level, they may not be ready to advance socially. I have heard of twice exceptional students, but I didn’t realize how often they are … More Gifted and Talented


What specific accommodations or modifications might you use with students with autism (hint: answer to this question can copy/paste to your A&M project)?  What concerns or questions do you have about working with students with autism (I will compile a list of these and bring it to class)?  Make sure to reference the readings in … More Autism

Strategies for Students with Attention Deficit Disorder

While reading the article Understanding Students with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, I noticed that it presented a general over view of ADHD. The article emphasized strategies that might be helpful for students with ADHD. These strategies include, providing the student with a quite area to complete assessments, supporting the students after school with homework help or … More Strategies for Students with Attention Deficit Disorder

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education

What does it mean to be a culturally and linguistically responsive educator?  What are some specific strategies that you can use to support linguistically diverse students in the classroom? Lets start by determining what it means to be a culturally responsive educator. According to the module, in order for educators to be culturally responsive educators … More Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education

Understanding 504

What do you understand about 504 plans that you didn’t before?  What questions still remain for you?  What aspects of special education law or the referral process would you like more practice with before the end of the semester? While reading I noticed that a 504 plan does not necessarily to include a students parents … More Understanding 504