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Technical Assistance Bulletin: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

The April 2018 Technical Assistance Bulletin (TAB), Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, is now available from the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services. Continue Reading Technical Assistance Bulletin: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Webinars – Keep it Real: Make Way for (more) Authentic Assessment (PLO 2017 Resource)

Dr. Naomi Younggren presents on authentic assessment as means of identifying and enhancing young children’s natural and inclusive learning opportunities. The importance of functionality is highlighted. Download script Intro Download script for part 1 Download script for part 2 Download script for part 3 Download script for part 4a Download script for part 4b Download… Continue Reading Webinars – Keep it Real: Make Way for (more) Authentic Assessment (PLO 2017 Resource)

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From Roots to Results: Implementing a Birth to Kindergarten System of Services Webinar Series

This webinar series continues the discussions that kicked off during the October 2017 Early Childhood Professional Learning Opportunities (PLOs). Based on the imperatives outlined in the DSE/EIS Strategic Plan, early childhood professionals across the state are implementing strategies to shift how early intervention and preschool special education services are provided in their communities. Continue Reading From Roots to Results: Implementing a Birth to Kindergarten System of Services Webinar Series

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Authentic Assessment, Child Outcomes, and the Connection Webinars

This three-part webinar series from the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services is about authentic assessment and how it eases and improves the Child Outcomes Summary process in early intervention and preschool special education. Continue Reading Authentic Assessment, Child Outcomes, and the Connection Webinars

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Maryland Indicators of Effective Transition Practices: A Self-Assessment Tool for Local School Systems

Maryland Indicators of Effective Transition Practices: A Self-Assessment Tool for Local School Systems is a local self-assessment tool of evidence-based practices in transition services. Continue Reading Maryland Indicators of Effective Transition Practices: A Self-Assessment Tool for Local School Systems