Alicia Stafford SED 215 November 7, 2017 IRIS Module #3 1) Describe three benefits of the pre-referral process. a) The pre-referral process allows the team and parents to know how to better meet their student/child’s needs. It also helps general education teachers learn different ways to help teach students with diverse needs. It helps prevent to over representation of students from a certain group, such as English Language Learners. It also helps improve communication between the school and the student’s families by getting them involved in the process. 2) List the six stages of the pre-referral process and briefly explain each of them. a) Stage one: Initial concern regarding student’s progress. This stage is when someone has a concern regarding the student’s a cademic achievement or behavior; whether it be a teacher, parent, or other school staff. Concerns can either be expressed informally or formally. Some of the signs that lead to concerns consist of failing grades, behavior problems, major life changes, and more. After a concern has been shown and the pre- referral process begins, it should continue all the way through. b) Stage two: Information gathering. Information can be gathered different ways by different people. It is important to collect data on instructional methods, strategies and materials that have been used, student’s skill level, student’s background knowledge a nd experiences, student’s school and home expectations for behavior and academic achievement and behavior, and the classroom behavior management techniques and implementation. Family members, teachers, and school personnel are people that can help gather information. Classroom observations, attendance, and grades are different types of
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