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Response to Intervention - A Practical Guide for Every Teacher Book Study

In presenting the three tiers of RTI techniques, the authors demonstrate how general and special education teachers can use research-based interventions effectively to individualize instruction, monitor individual student progress, and implement strategies to meet the specific needs of all studen...

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July 02, 2018

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Secondary Scheduling

This webinar will assist secondary schools (middle and high schools) participating in Kansas MTSS with creating a dynamic master schedule that supports MTSS. Considerations for various creative ways to problem solve the scheduling process and provide Tier 2 and 3 interventions to students with n...

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Building Positive Relationships with Recognition Systems

This webinar stresses the importance of building positive relationships with students through the use of a school wide recognition system.

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior in the Classroom, Second Edition Book Study

This book describes strategies for classroom teachers to use in interrupting or managing the cycle of acting-out behavior for students with serious behavior problems. The book has four sections. The first emphasizes the importance of using a proactive approach within a multi-tiered system of prev...

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

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

Six Super Comprehension Strategies: 35 Lessons and More for Reading Success Book Study

Lori Oczkus offers a research-based hands-on resource that helps you achieve reading success with all students in your classroom through motivating lessons that can use with any materials. The strategies, which Oczkus refers to as the “Super Six,” include: Building Background and Making Connectio...

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

The Teacher's Pocket Guide for Effective Classroom Management Book Study

This concise and conversational guide introduces its readers to the foundations of effective classroom management – rapport, expectations, reinforcement. Its message is applicable to educators at the primary and secondary level while providing valuable and practical information. The author’s wri...

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

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

Building Leadership Teams

This webinar describes the role of Building Leadership Teams within an MTSS.

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Instructional Practices for Reading Brief

Instructional Practices for Reading Brief

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Tier 1 Protocol

This webinar provides a brief overview of the Tier 1 protocol and the various essential elements required within the MTSS Framework.

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Proportional Reasoning

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Chris Cain The Magic of Math Pt. 1

Chris Cain explores why saying, "I'm not good at math" is not ok. The United States is falling further and further behind in mathematics achievement. Chris explains why we must overcome the traditional ways of teaching math and create a more fertile environment for students to learn.

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July 02, 2018

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Chris Cain Demystifying Algebra Part 1

Chris Cain discusses ways to make algebra understandable beyond the symbolism. We must teach our students what the algorithm actually means and the underlying journey in relationship to the algebraic story that is going.

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July 02, 2018

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Chris Cain Demystifying Algebra Part 3

Chris Cain uses real life events, such as shopping at the grocery store, to explain algebraic equations. He emphasizes the importance of discussing the events of the story.

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July 02, 2018

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Chris Cain Demystifying Algebra Part 4

Chris Cain continues the conversation about algebraic equations anchored to shopping. Motivation and engagement is key to moving students forward in their understanding of mathematics.

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July 02, 2018

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John Wray Common Core Teaching Practices Part 2

John Wray continues the conversation about what we do for students to support the mathematical practices. He explains ways the NCTM processes, CCSS standards, and strands for Math proficiency are woven into math practices today.

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July 02, 2018

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Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Training Resources

This links to the Kansas Dynamic Leraning Maps (DLM) Assessment Information and Training Resource page on the Dynamic Learning Maps website.

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July 02, 2018

Topic

Assessment

Age

All Ages

John Wray Common Core Teaching Practices Part 3

John Wray talks about teaching math practices tools and having students reflect on them. He also gives ways for teachers to infuse math practices to connect learning to the standards.

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July 02, 2018

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John Wray Common Core Teaching Practices Part 4

John Wray discusses using math practice cards, tools, and strategies to promote deeper mathematics learning school-wide. He shows how to use rubrics to assess which math practices evolve from students’ work and how we can identify those practices.

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July 02, 2018

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John Wray Common Core Teaching Practices Part 5

John Wray concludes his discussion about teaching common core standards while engaging the mathematical practices. He provides more tools to help teachers embed these in their daily instruction.

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July 02, 2018

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John Wray Common Core Teaching Practices Part 1

John Wray discusses how the standards for mathematical practices evolved and it’s widely accepted use in implementation of the common core state standards.

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July 02, 2018

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