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The “You” in UDL

Watch the Universal Dancers for Learning as they sing and dance their way to showing how UDL can work in your classroom.   Universal Design for Learning is all about flexibility and giving teachers and students lots of options. The more on ramps there are to a highway, the more likely everyone will be able… Continue Reading The “You” in UDL

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)

Helpful to Know: Strategies for Working with Children with a Visual Impairment

What are some effective strategies for working with children who have a visual impairment? Verbally and specifically narrate what is happening in the classroom at any given time so students always feel included Communicate with families and other professionals to share information and strategies Adapt activities to promote independence Provide multi-sensory, tactile, and experiential learning… Continue Reading Helpful to Know: Strategies for Working with Children with a Visual Impairment

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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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Take the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey 2018

Educators across the State recognize that creating opportunities for parent involvement and engagement has a direct impact
on achieving better outcomes for students. Your feedback may help your child’s school understand how its teachers and staff may better support your family. Continue Reading Take the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey 2018