February 6, 2014
Position Paper for 620 Inclusion Class
My feelings about inclusion, self-contained classes and special education are complicated and
sometimes in conflict. There are so many variables when it comes to placing special education students
The following note was printed in THE NEW YORK TIMES (2/22/94),
"'Interpreter Isn't Enough!" by Leah Hager Cohen
It's a few minutes before the class will start. Everyone's fishing notebooks from knapsacks and
sharpening pencils and it's all 'What did you
Title: Consulting with classroom teachers of students who are hearing
impaired: Useful information for.
Otwell, Patricia S.
Source: Journal of Humanistic Education & Development. Jun98, Vol. 36
Issue 4, p222. 12p.
District Procedures On-going progress monitoring
District: Clarkstown, NY
In the Clarkstown School District, the two main formal assessment instruments
for on-going progress monitoring are the STAR assessments for reading and math and
Fountas and Pinnell
Case Study Project
The student chosen for the case study is a second grade boy in the Clarkstown
School District. The boy, MR, was selected because he has received supplemental
reading support since first grade. He was identified for sup
1. Grading involves judging and accountability and is a form of summative
assessment since it happens at the end of instruction whether it is a unit or a
semester or an entire year. It allows teachers to assess what has been learned.
1. Inclusion Dilemma
Buddy has a language based disability that interferes with his ability to
communicate effectively. He feels frustration and embarrassment when
participating in whole and small group activities. Petes reading disability makes it
TED 620 Differentiated Instruction: A Modified Concerto in Four Movements
1. The four movements are: knowledge of students, curriculum or subject
knowledge, cognitive theory and differentiated instruction expertise.
2. Movement #1 Student Knowledge This m
A. Questions about results:
a. I wonder why the discrepancy between the VCI and PRI scores points to a
learning disability in reading comprehension.
b. Im curious about the fact that Luke can write clearly in cursive but his
Formative Assessment Cycle Graphic
The graphic I want to discuss is the fourth one in the group of six. I chose that
one because it clearly illustrates the cyclical nature of the formative assessment
process. There are three components that contin
Poll Question #1
Ms. Jones and Ms. Smith are both the classroom teachers if Ms. Smith spends the majority of
her time there. Both names go on the report cards of the special ed students but only Ms.
Jones name goes on the report cards of the general ed st