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Characteristics of Effective Classrooms Video

This brief video is an excerpt from the training provided by Dr. Terry Scott in April of 2015. Dr. Scott shares research findings regarding the Characteristics of Effective Classrooms.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6), All Ages

Modeling and Prompting Video

In Dr. Terry Scott's April of 2015 Workshop, he provided information on the importance of modeling, prompting and pre-correction.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

The Importance of Scheduling Video

In April of 2015, Dr. Terry Scott's workshop in Wichita covered a number of important topics, one of those topics was scheduling. In this video, Dr. Scott shares the importance of structure and scheduling.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

The Simplified FBA (Short) Video

In Dr. Terry Scott's April of 2015 workshop, he presented the rationale behind the FBA and introduced the participants to the language that they might need to share what they learned with others.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Average Duration

This data collection method provides us with the average duration that the target behavior is lasting.

Updated on

October 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Assessment, Behavior

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Kansas MTSS Grouping Procedures for Phoneme Segmentation Fluency

This webinar is designed to explain and review the Kansas MTSS grouping procedures for Phoneme Segmentation Fluency. Content that references the integrated nature of academics, behavior, and social skills or tools that are integrated (e.g. protocols and assessment plans) was informed by and ad...

Updated on

September 25, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Teaching Blending to Non-Blending by Susan Hall

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation

Updated on

September 25, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages

Arc of Vocabulary- Judi Dodson

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation

Updated on

September 25, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

None

Hank Bohanon: Preparing for Acknowledgement Systems for PBIS in Secondary

  Secondary teachers can create effective settings for their students using school wide PBIS. This includes the use of reinforcement systems. Yet, without systems of support (e.g., teams, administration), long-term efforts may become frustrated. Systems data can help teams concentrate their ef...

Updated on

September 25, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), School Improvement, Co-Teaching, Secondary Transition, Instruction, Behavior

Age

High School (9 − 12)

Developing Fact Fluency Grades 2-6 John Sangiovanni

2016 Symposium Video

Updated on

September 18, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Shauna Tominy: Stop, Think, Act: Promoting Executive Function and Self-Regulation for Young Children

Executive function (EF) and self-regulation are foundational skills for learning and lifelong success. These skills can be improved with practice and support, and serve as protective factors for children who experience contextual risk. Learn about caregiver and teacher practices that impact EF an...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Co-Teaching, Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Stephanie Stollar: Components of Effective Evidence-Based Intervention in Reading

This session will explore the components of effective evidence-based intervention. Definitions of terms such as effective, evidence-based, and intervention will be offered. Participants will interact with specific intervention examples and leave with practical solutions for implementation.

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Coaching, IEP, Reading, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

The Science of Reading

The Kansas MTSS processes for reading rely on what we know from research and science about how reading develops and how to treat reading difficulties. This webinar describes the rationale for teaching reading “scientifically,” and shows what effective reading instruction needs to include. Many of...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Decodable vs. Leveled Text for Early Readers

This webinar explores the purpose and characteristics of both leveled and decodable “readers” when used with students who are beginning to read connected text. The potential problems of using leveled texts instead of decodable text with beginning readers area explained. Guidelines for when to tra...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Nick Yoder: Keeping Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) at the Center: Systematic Supports to Integrate SEL

Consensus is emerging that student development of social and emotional competencies is critical for student success in work, life, and career. Yet, teachers and administrators often mention that they do not have the time to implement social and emotional learning (SEL). In this presentation, Dr. ...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9), Elementary (K − 6)

Check-In/Check-Out

This is a short overview of the evidence-based, Tier 2 intervention called Check-In/Check-Out (CICO). CICO is designed to help support students with persistent, low level behavior and social difficulties, by providing increased positive, contingent feedback on their target behaviors and skills. ...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Randy Watson: Keynote Session

Keynote Session for the Septemeber 13-14 2017 Kansas MTSS Symposium

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), School Improvement

Age

All Ages

Lucille Eber: Building Interventions for Students With Serious Mental Health Needs

This session includes descriptions and examples of individualized interventions for students with intensive mental health/behavior problems and how these interventions can be positioned within a school-wide system of PBIS.

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), School Improvement, IEP, Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Susan Danner and Beth Clavenna-Deane: Classroom Management Strategies to Increase Student Motivation and Success

Pinterest is full of classroom management strategies. But what really works? Participants will leave with evidence-based strategies to motivate students to meet expectations, both academically and behaviorally. Susan Danner and Beth Clavenna-Deane, Kansas MTSS State Trainers, will share strategie...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Grouping Procedures for Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF)

This webinar will explain the process for grouping 1st grade students using data from the Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF) subtest in order to provide intervention that is best matched to the needs of students. Documents are available that accompany this webinar. Content that references the integra...

Updated on

September 11, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages