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Steps to Take After Receiving Your Child’s Evaluation Report

Review any recommendations made in the evaluation reports. This information can give you an idea of the goals and objectives to address and to spark questions. Feel free to ask questions about why a recommendation may not be incorporated into a goal or objective

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How Paraeducators Help Students and Teachers

A paraeducator’s role in the classroom typically involves providing extra support during a teacher’s instruction to allow students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to participate in general education lessons.

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Defining IEP Terminology: A Handout for Families

One way a child’s teacher can help families feel more at ease and make the first IEP meeting as successful as possible is to provide families with a handout that defines IEP terminology and acronyms.

BUZzzz – Be United in the Zone for Learning, Family Engagement, and Data-Informed Decision Making

Both the United States and the state of Maryland have made important shifts in how they conduct business for students with disabilities. Until now, the U.S. Department of Education’s primary focus has been to determine whether states were meeting procedural requirements for students with disabilities.  The requirements included timelines for evaluations, due process hearings and […]

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Online IEP Learning Modules

These modules integrate evidence-informed content with technology to provide an interactive experience for adult learners. Participants will learn new information, apply their learning, and finally assess their understanding through the unique features of the modules.

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Quick Check: Developmental Stages of Reading

Use this checklist to assess what stage of reading development a student has achieved based upon the skills they presently possess. This assessment can assist you in identifying what they should work on to advance to the next stage.

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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation

Republished from KQED News Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Carroll

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the team at Maryland Learning Links wants to take the time to say thank you to all of the educators and professionals who work so hard to provide high quality education for students. We asked community members to nominate someone special in their life who is an excellent example […]