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Bullying: What Families Need to Know

This document explains what families can do if their child is bullied.

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

None

Age

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

A Family Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports (SWPBS)

Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support is a system that is developed by a school for improving student behavior. This booklet will provide families in depth information about this system.

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

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

MTSS - Helping Your Child Grow, Learn & Succeed

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

December 01, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Working Together - A Family Engagement Resource for Educators

Working together lays the foundation for strong schools and communities. Inviting families and community members to be involved in schools increases attendance, improves behavior and promotes higher academic achievement.We hope you turn to this resource for useful, quick information throughout th...

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

A Family Guide to Math in a Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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 math.

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

A Family Guide to Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

This booklet reviews the basic components of any MTSS process and includes questions you might want to ask your child's school to learn more about the MTSS process. Also included are ways you can get involved in the process and what to do and where to go if you have questions or concerns.

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Social, Emotional & Character Development (SECD) Standards

Social, Emotional, and Character Development (SECD) Standards were endorsed by the Kansas State Board of Education in 2012 to provide schools with a framework for integrating social-emotional learning and character development into a child’s education. The SECD Standards help students learn, pra...

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

Family/Community Engagement

Age

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

Growing Graduates

This handout breaks down what families need to know to prevent their children from dropping out of school.

Updated on

December 01, 2017

Topic

Compliance/Guidance

Age

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

Sarah Powell: Mathematics Peer Tutoring in the Early Elementary Grades

In this 90-min session, participants learn how to effectively pair students for peer tutoring in mathematics. We focus on peer-tutoring practice related to counting, comparison, and addition and subtraction concepts.

Updated on

November 30, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

Randy Watson: Keynote Session

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

Updated on

November 29, 2017

Topic

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

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

November 28, 2017

Topic

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

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Sensory Differences by Cara Woundy

What do sensory differences look like in individuals with autism? Woundy provides examples and shares information about upcoming webinars. 

Updated on

November 27, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Are They Looking? Joint Attention and the Young Child with ASD by Teri McGill, M.Ed., BCBA

McGill discusses joint attention and joint engagement and provides a list of activities to support these skills. 

Updated on

November 27, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Good Behavior Game

The Good Behavior Game: 10 Steps to Regaining Class-Wide Behavior ManagementAre your students suffering from the Spring Fever Sillies? As the weather gets warmer and the sun shines brightly, teachers of all grade levels begin to see the symptoms (e.g., wiggles, ants in the pants, like frogs jum...

Updated on

November 27, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism, Behavior, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD: Part 3 of 4: The Central Importance to Sexual Education in ASD

Description: Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD is a four part webinar series. In part 3: The Central Importance of Sexual Education in ASD, Dr. Peter Gerhardt discuss: Why we should teach human sexuality education to individuals with ASDGuide...

Updated on

November 27, 2017

Topic

Secondary Transition, Autism

Age

All Ages

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

November 27, 2017

Topic

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

Age

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

Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 to 8: A Practice Guide Part 3- John Woodward

Overview of the 5 Recommendations of the IES Problem Solving Guide and Challenges (Pt.3)

Updated on

November 22, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Integrated School/ Community Mental Health within a Multi-Tiered System of Behavioral Supports- Lucille Eber

2016 Kansas MTSS Symposium Presentation 

Updated on

November 22, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior, Family/Community Engagement, Mental Health

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

November 22, 2017

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Kansans Can Vision Video Training Series

KSDE has developed a seven-module video training series outlining key components of Kansas’ vision for education. The purpose of this series is to help district and building leaders facilitate meaningful dialogue with staff and other stakeholders about the vision and what they want it to look lik...

Updated on

November 22, 2017

Topic

School Improvement

Age

All Ages