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Tool of the Week

  • Making an emergency phone call and communicating the necessary information to the respondent can literally save lives, so the ability to perform these tasks should not be taken for granted. Thats why this weeks FREE tool is a task analysis for assessing a students ability to perform the steps necessary to make an emergency call ...
  • Student behavior can have complex sources. The better a teacher understands those sources the better the student can be supported. This weeks FREE tool is a brief chart identifying areas where skill-based deficits may underlie certain unproductive or disruptive behaviors. The tool comes from CECs When Behavior Makes Learning Hard: Positive Steps for Changing Student ...
  • Friendship and companionship are essential to human development and happiness. To grow into adults who can engage in meaningful relationships, students with developmental disability must be provided with early and ongoing supports that enhance their ability to live fulfilling lives as adults. This weeks FREE tool is a table outlining elements of sex education according ...
  • Teaching students the skills they need to step out in the real world is an exciting and rewarding job. Theres so much to learn! To keep you from feeling overwhelmed by that abundance, this weeks FREE tool is a process chart for helping you determine the areas where your students need instruction. The chart will ...


Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • Clinical practice and partnership are central to high-quality teacher preparation, and although a variety of delivery models can coexist, they all must incorporate key principles to be effective, according to a report recently released by a commission of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). In the report, A Pivot Toward Clinical Practice, Its Lexicon, and the Renewal of Educator Preparation, the AACTE Clinical Practice Commission describes a “cacophony of perspectives” across today’s teacher preparation programs regarding what constitutes clinical practice. The commission calls on the field to pivot from its “divergent understandings of terms, structures and quality”...
  • Are you interested in intervention or special education and have the knowledge/skills in education or related research fields? Do you have experience using and manipulating spreadsheets and databases, strong writing and organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple tasks with different timelines, and intellectual curiosity? The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) is seeking upper-level college students and graduate students to volunteer as summer interns. Summer interns learn about education research activities supported by NCSER and assist in communicating this work to practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders. Interns collaborate with multiple staff members on a number of special...

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