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Addressing Disruptive and Noncompliant Behaviors (Part 1): Understanding the Acting-Out Cycle (Module)

Organization: IRIS Center Vanderbilt University

This module discusses problem behavior through the stages of the acting-out cycle and suggests ways that teachers can respond to students in the cycle's different phases. It provides a model for teachers to understand the causes of misbehavior and for suggesting strategies for avoiding problems in their classrooms.

https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/bi1/

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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Understood: For Learning and Attention Issues (website)

Organization: 15 nonprofit organizations listed on website

This website is a resource to help parents whose children struggle with learning and attention issues. It is a customizable tool made up of articles, decision guides, slideshows, practical tips, and "Through Your Child's Eyes" exercises to help parents understand their child's issues and help make effective choices.

https://www.understood.org/en

Topic(s): Behavior, Reading Instruction, Intervention, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Parents
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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Write for Texas (Website)

Organization: The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

Write for Texas is designed to help all teachers provide opportunities for students to read, write, and discuss a wide variety of genres throughout the school year. The Write for Texas collection of resources is available to all secondary English language arts and reading and content area teachers to support effective writing instruction. The resources include critical background knowledge, activities, and videos that relate to the guiding principles of effective writing instruction. Participants learn and apply teaching techniques to support all students in writing.

https://www.writefortexas.org

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, District RTI, Middle/High School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Teachers
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition

Organization: U.S. Department of Education

The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition provides resources about the education of English learners. Much of the information is for administrators or educators looking at grants or programs or research. The Newcomer Tool Kit provides (1) a discussion of topics relevant to understanding, supporting, and engaging newcomer students and their families; (2) tools, strategies, and examples of classroom and schoolwide practices in action, along with chapter-specific professional learning activities for use in staff meetings or professional learning communities; and (3) selected resources for further information and assistance, most of which are available online at no cost. In the English Learner Toolkit is a chapter on tools and resources for addressing English learners with disabilities.

http://ncela.ed.gov/

Topic(s): English Language Learners
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (Website)

Organization: Office of Special Education Programs and Rehabilitation Services Administration

The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition offers resources to help schools and districts ensure that students with disabilities graduate from high school and are prepared to transition successfully to postsecondary education or employment. The website includes information on dropout prevention and collecting data on students' interests and needs to aid in planning.

http://www.transitionta.org/

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention
Intended Audience(s): Technical Assistance Providers
Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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Odessey Math Intervention Report

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

Odyssey Math is a web-based program developed by Compass Learning for mathematics instruction in kindergarten to grade 8. The program includes a mathematics curriculum and formative assessments designed to support differentiated and data-driven instruction. Based on assessment results, the program generates an individualized sequence of mathematics topics and skills—a “learning path.” Odyssey Math was found to have potentially positive effects on achievement for primary students.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/InterventionReports/wwc_odysseymath_013117.pdf

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 6-8
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


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Peer-Assisted Learning/Literacy Strategies Intervention Report

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

The What Works Clearinghouse review of interventions for beginning reading addresses student outcomes in four domains: alphabetics, fluency, comprehension, and general reading achievement. There are three studies that contribute to the effectiveness ratings in the reports that cover the four domains. Peer-Assisted Learning/Literacy Strategies was found to have potentially positive effects on alphabetics, no discernible effects on fluency, and mixed effects on comprehension for beginning readers.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/InterventionReports/wwc_pals_050112.pdf

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, March 08, 2017


Teaching Strategies for Improving Algebra Knowledge in Middle and High School (Practice Guide)

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide offers educators specific, evidence-based recommendations that address the challenges of teaching algebra to students in grades 6 through 12. This guide synthesizes available research and shares practices that are supported by evidence. It is intended to be practical and easy for teachers to use. The guide includes many examples in each recommendation to demonstrate the concepts discussed.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/wwc_algebra_040715.pdf

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, January 23, 2017


Teaching Math to Young Children (Practice Guide)

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

This practice guide presents five recommendations designed to help early education teachers capitalize on children’s natural interest in math. The first two recommendations identify early math content areas that should be included in the preschool, prekindergarten, and kindergarten curricula. The last three recommendations focus on strategies and teaching techniques that incorporate math content into the classroom.

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/PracticeGuide/early_math_pg_111313.pdf

Topic(s): Mathematics Instruction
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, January 23, 2017


“Ask the Expert” Mini-Webinars (Website)

Organization: National Center on Intensive Intervention

These short video clips feature experts in the field addressing frequently asked questions about intensive, individualized interventions in academics and behavior.

http://www.intensiveintervention.org/resources/ask-the-expert

Topic(s): Behavior, Culturally Diverse, English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, District RTI, LD Identification, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, State RTI, What is RTI?, Screening, Teacher Preparation
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Others, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, January 23, 2017


Ideas That Work (Website)

Organization: Office of Special Education Programs

This website provides access to information from research-to-practice initiatives funded by the Office of Special Education Programs that address the provisions of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act and the Every Student Succeeds Act. The website includes resources and links for grantees and grant centers.

https://www.osepideasthatwork.org/

Topic(s): Behavior, Culturally Diverse, English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, District RTI, Funding, LD Identification, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI, State RTI, What is RTI?, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Parents, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, January 23, 2017


Teaching LD (Website)

Organization: Council for Exceptional Children, Division for Learning Disabilities

This website features resources such as tutorials, videos, blogs, position papers, and lessons plans for teaching students with learning disabilities.

http://teachingld.org/

Topic(s): English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Progress Monitoring, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, School RTI, What is RTI?, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Others, Parents, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, January 23, 2017


Educator’s Practice Guide: Teaching Secondary Students to Write Effectively

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

The goal of this practice guide is to offer educators specific, evidence-based recommendations that address the challenges of teaching students in grades 6–12 to write effectively. This guide synthesizes the best publicly available research and shares practices that are supported by evidence. It is intended to be practical and easy for teachers to use.

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/practiceguide/wwc_secondary_writing_110116.pdf

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Intervention Report: Read 180

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) identified nine studies of READ 180® that both fall within the scope of the adolescent literacy topic area and meet WWC group design standards. Three studies meet WWC group design standards without reservations, and six studies meet WWC group design standards with reservations. Together, these studies included 8,755 adolescent readers in more than 66 schools in 15 school districts and 10 states. Read 180 has some positive effects.

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Docs/InterventionReports/wwc_read180_112916.pdf

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, Intervention
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Teachers
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, December 14, 2016


(Module) Youth With Disabilities in Juvenile Corrections – Part 1

Organization: IRIS Center

This module outlines the instructional challenges encountered by teachers in juvenile corrections settings. It discusses some of the ways to address these challenges and provides links to relevant response to intervention, reading, math, and behavioral support resources.

http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/jj1/

Topic(s): Behavior, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Intervention, RTI, School RTI, What is RTI?
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, State Leaders
Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, December 14, 2016


(Module) Dual Language Learners With Disabilities: Supporting Young Children in the Classroom

Organization: IRIS Center

This module offers an overview of young children who are dual-language learners. Further, it highlights the importance of maintaining children and families’ home language at the same time they are learning a new or second language, discusses considerations for screening and assessing these children, and identifies strategies for supporting them in inclusive preschool classrooms.

http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/dll/

Topic(s): Culturally Diverse, English Language Learners, Reading Instruction, RTI, LD Identification, Screening
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Parents, Teachers
Grades K-3
Media Type(s): Online Module

Date posted on this site: Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Screening Tools Chart

Organization: Center on Response to Intervention at American Institutes for Research

This chart presents information about screening tools from annual reviews by a technical review committee at the Center on Response to Intervention. 

http://www.rti4success.org/resources/tools-charts/screening-tools-chart

Topic(s): RTI, LD Identification, Middle/High School RTI, School RTI
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, District Leaders, Researchers/Faculty, State Leaders, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 28, 2016


All About Adolescent Literacy (Website)

Organization: WETA Washington, D.C.

This website provides information for parents, teachers, and administrators about how to best teach literacy to students in grades 4–12.

http://www.adlit.org

Topic(s): Reading Instruction, RTI
Intended Audience(s): Parents, Teachers
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 28, 2016


Center for Parent Information and Resources

Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education

Much of the rich library of materials and publications that the National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities produced has a new home on the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) website. The CPIR website was produced through the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. This website provides a wide range of topics and resources in both English and Spanish to help parents and parent centers. 

http://www.parentcenterhub.org/nichcy-resources/

Topic(s): Behavior, RTI, LD Identification
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, Parents, Teachers, Technical Assistance Providers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12
Media Type(s): Website

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 28, 2016


Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom (Practice Guide)

Organization: Institute of Education Sciences, What Works Clearinghouse

Understanding what prompts and reinforces problem behaviors can be a powerful tool for preventing them or reducing their negative impacts when they occur. This practice guide offers five concrete recommendations to help elementary school general education teachers reduce the frequency of the most common types of behavior problems they encounter among their students. The recommendations begin with strategies teachers can use immediately on their own in their classrooms and then broaden to include approaches that involve resources from outside the classroom.

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/PracticeGuide/4

Topic(s): Behavior
Intended Audience(s): Administrators, Campus Leaders, State Leaders, Teachers
Grades K-3, Grades 4-5
Media Type(s): Document/Report

Date posted on this site: Monday, November 28, 2016