Alternate Eligible Content: Spring Series 2015

Webinar

Session Dates

Wednesday February 25, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday March 25, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday April 22, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday May 20, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Description February 25, 2015:

Participants will be provided with examples of the connections between increased academic expectations via the Alternate Eligible Content and its direct correlation to increased communication and language expectations for students eligible for an alternate assessment. Various classroom strategies to identify student communication/language preferences will be described as well as integration ideas of communication/language opportunities within academic instruction.

Description March 25, 2015:

Participants will be provided with potential strategies and examples to support instruction of Math aligned to the PA Alternate Eligible Content.

Description April 22, 2015:

Participants will be provided with potential strategies and examples to support instruction of ELA/Reading aligned to the PA Alternate Eligible Content.

Description May 20, 2015:

Instruction and student mastery of content can be linked to carefully crafted and implemented lessons. Based on previous webinars that discussed strategies and necessary components to teach academic content aligned to the alternate eligible content, this webinar will pull it all together with explicit examples of lesson plans across grade and Math/ELA content.

Objectives

Objectives February 25, 2015:

    Identify potential ways to identify students’ preferred modes to receptively and expressively communicate
  • Describe language expectations within the alternate eligible content
  • Identify opportunities for integrating language and communication throughout academic instruction aligned to the alternate eligible content

Objectives March 25, 2015:

  • Identify basic components of effective instruction
  • Identify the Concrete Representational Abstract methodology of math instruction, number sense and its connections to the Alternate Eligible Content
  • Describe strategies to teach Addition/Subtraction/Multiplication using the CRA methodology

Objectives April 22, 2015:

  • Identify basic components of effective instruction
  • Identify the basic components of ELA/Reading instruction and its connections to the Alternate Eligible Content
  • Identify strategies to support instruction of ELA and/or Reading

Objectives May 20, 2015:

  • Identify basic components of lessons using direct instruction including identification of student communication/language preferences
  • Describe strategies to implement during instruction that will engage learners and shape learning towards identified targets
  • Name data collection tools that will inform teacher directed instruction, student learning and mastery of identified targets

Target Audience

Special educators, special education administrators, parents, PASA assessment coordinators, IU consultants

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.


Event Info

Event Type:

Webinar

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit

Presenters:

PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:

Registration:

Sonya Barksdale
sbarksdale@pattan.net
717-901-2268

Contact:

Sharon Leonard
SLLeonard@pattan.net
800-360-7282