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Engaging All Families Module 6 Encouraging Involvement Video

Engaging All FamiliesModule 6: Encouraging InvolvementThis is Module 6 of 10 in the Engaging All Families Series. The complete series can be found here To the right is a heading 'Included Resources". Below that heading are handouts that are referenced and used throughout this webinar.Overvi...

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

Kansas College & Career Ready

Ensuring that students become college and career ready is the focus of 21st Century educators. This involves engaging students in relevant learning experiences so they are prepared for their future. This document gives an insight into helping your child become college and career ready.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

None

Age

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

Attendance Matters - Middle & High School

Tips on how to help your stay on track in school by attending school.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

None

Age

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

TASN Family Engagement Training Evaluation

TASN Family Engagement Training Evaluation

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

None

MTSS - Helping Your Child Grow, Learn & Succeed - Spanish Version

MTSS, the Multi-Tier System of Supports, is a framework to help schools and teachers give every Kansas child the right type of support to learn, grow and succeed. This booklet targets the area of reading.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Attendance Matters - Elementary

Tips on what you can do to help your child succeed in school by building the habit of good attendance early.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

None

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Kansas Youth Suicide Awareness

The purpose of this resource is to provide families with information about the resources, the support systems on the national, state and local levels to provide youth suicide awareness and prevention.

Updated on

November 04, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Understanding ACEs & Resiliency

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are serious childhood traumas that result in toxic stress that can harm a child’s brain. The more ACEs a child experiences, the more likely he is to struggle with learning, playing in a healthy way with other children, making friends, and can result in long-te...

Updated on

November 01, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

School Mental Health Websites

This information sheet provides a list of websites with information on school-based mental health services.

Updated on

November 01, 2019

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Reading Comprehension in ASD: The Intersection of Language, Social Competence, and Reading Part 2 of 2

Description: This two-part webinar series, presented by Drs. Christi Carnahan and Pamela Williamson is designed as an introduction to reading comprehension for individuals with autism spectrum Disorder (ASD). In part 1, participants will learn about the cognitive profiles common in au...

Updated on

November 01, 2019

Topic

Autism, Reading

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Reading Comprehension in ASD: The Intersection of Language, Social Competence, and Reading: Part 1 of 2

Description: This two-part webinar series, presented by Drs. Christi Carnahan and Pamela Williamson is designed as an introduction to reading comprehension for individuals with autism spectrum Disorder (ASD). In part 1, participants will learn about the cognitive profiles common in autism a...

Updated on

November 01, 2019

Topic

Autism, Reading

Age

All Ages

Kansas Youth Suicide Awareness

The Kansas Youth Suicide Awareness resource provides critical information for families and community members regarding the silent epidemic of youth suicide in Kansas. This resource provides an overview of the Jason Flatt Youth Suicide Awareness Act in Kansas, as well as providing a list of warnin...

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement, Mental Health

Age

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

5 Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

The National Center on Learning Disabilities (NCLD) in collaboration with 12 parent and professional organizations have created this resoruce to start the conversation with parents and educators about learning disabilities, dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysraphia.

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Dyslexia, Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Reading

Age

All Ages

KSDE Considerations for Specially Designed Instruction

Considerations for Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) is a guidance document provided by KSDE in July of 2017. The purpose of this document is to help define specially designed instruction as it relates to children with exceptionalities in Kansas. This document serves as guidance for IEP teams,...

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Intertwine of Classroom Instruction and Management

Presentation by Dr. Randy Sprick and Dr. Anita Archer at the 2015 Kansas MTSS Symposium. Effective instruction and classroom management practices are so intertwined as to be interdependent. Every instructional decision requires attention to management consequences. Effective management practic...

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Retention

This particular webinar will define the use of retention of students in educational settings and the implications the use of this decision can have. Learners will identify the impact retention has on the student’s ability to stay on-track for graduation and they will gain knowledge of multiple st...

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Pre K SEL Intervention Resources

Pre K SEL Intervention Resources

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Pre K Math Intervention Resources

Pre K Math Intervention Resources

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Tier 2 Protocol Preschool Example

Tier 2 Protocol Preschool Example

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Tier 3 Protocol Preschool Example

Tier 3 Protocol Preschool Example

Updated on

October 31, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)