CES Weekly Buzz November 23, 2015
This Week's Meetings
Thanksgiving Day will be here before you know it! Help your students build background knowledge about Thanksgiving and the history of pilgrims with this collection of reading passages, text-dependent questions, and videos.
This collection includes articles and videos generously shared by HISTORY®, as well as ReadWorks' research-based question sets and vocabulary. Don't forget to incorporate the ISTEP+ standards and assessment vocabulary!
This Weeks Sporting Events
- 4:30 6th B BBall @ Argos
- 5:30 7th B BBall @ Home Vs. OD
- 5:30 8th B BBall @ Home Vs. OD
- 6:00 V- B Wrestling @ Caston
- 4:30 6th B BBall @ Triton
- 6:00 7th B BBall @ Home vs. West Central (MS Gym)
- 6:00 8th B BBall @ Home vs. West Central (HS Gym)
- 6:00 JV- G BBall @ Argos
- 7:30 V- G BBall @ Argos
- 6:00 JV- B BBall @ Home vs. Rochester
- 7:30 V- B BBall @ Home vs. Rochester
- No Games
- No Games
- 1:00 JV- G BBall @ North White
- 2:30 V- G BBall @ North White
- 6:00 JV- B BBall @ West Central
- 7:30 V- B BBall @ West Central
Melody Musgrove, Director of the Office of Special Education Programs at the national level.
Today, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA is a civil rights law, guaranteeing a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment to millions of children, many of whom were excluded 40 years ago from the American education system.
As educators, advocates, parents, and policymakers, we need to work toward creating a culture of high expectations; ensuring students with disabilities have full access to college- and career-ready learning opportunities and assessments; and supporting students with disabilities so that they may excel in the general curriculum for college and career success. To do so, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have released several resources including the:
which clarifies that individualized education programs for children with disabilities must be aligned with state academic content standards for the grade in which a child is enrolled.
IDEAs That Work: Preparing Children and Youth with Disabilities for Success website will connect teachers and families with resources to assist them in improving instruction and supporting academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students with disabilities as they become college and career ready.
Supporting and Responding to Behavior: Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies for Teachers toolkit, which summarizes evidence-based, positive, proactive, and responsive classroom behavior intervention and support strategies for teachers.