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Teacher Resources: Zoo Field Trip Packet

This packet contains a number of supports for a field trip to the zoo. Skill: Field Trips Special interest: Animals

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Calling out Math Answers

This is a social narrative on calling out answers during a math test. This seven slide Power Point file uses simple language and contains at least one picture per slide. It came from www.thebehaviorguy.net Skill: Calling Out During Math Test Age range: 8+ year...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Social Narratives: Lego Land Learners

This is a social narrative on classroom expectations and how to be a 'Lego Land Learner'. This nine slide Power Point file has simple text and at least one picture per slide. Skill: Expected Behavior Special interest: Lego Land Age range: ...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Elementary (K − 6)

Social Narratives: Independent Work

This is a social narrative and visual instructions guiding a student to the process of the independent work area. This is a Power Point file. Skill: Independent Work Age range: 8-14 years

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

TASN ATBS Autism Specialist December 2011 Newsletter: Evidence Based Consulting - Focus on Strategies for Returning to School after a Break

Focus on Strategies for Returning to School after a Break

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Circle Time Rules

This is a social narrative on expectations for Circle Time. This fifteen slide Power Point file uses simple language and contains at least one picture per slide. Skill: Circle Story Age range: 3+ years

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

Teacher Resources: Ready/Not Ready Visual

Use this visual support to help a student answer the question: 'Are you ready?' There is an option for the student to answer YES or NO. IF they are not ready, there is a visual component that allows them to continue what they were doing for one more minute. Skill: Ready/Not Ready ...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Social Narratives: Talking to Friends

This is a social narrative on talking to friends. This eight slide Power Point file contains simple language and has at least one picture per slide. Skill: Talking to Friends Age range: 5+ years

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

MTSS Evaluation Survey Executive Summary 2013 (April 2014)

This document is the annual executive summary of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd. (April 2014)

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

MTSS Evaluation Survey Executive Summary (June 2012)

This document is the evaluation survey executive summary of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd. (June 2012)

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

MTSS Evaluation Annual Evaluation Report Executive Summary 2013 (April 2014)

This document is the annual report executive summary of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd. (October 2013)

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Summary of Evaluation (2011)

This document is the summary of evaluation of the independent external evaluation of Kansas MTSS conducted by WestEd. (2011)

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Be More with Core

Description Core vocabulary is a research and evidence-based approach to supporting language. This presentation is guaranteed to get you excited about using core vocabulary to support your students with complex communication needs. The webinar will begin with a brief overview of core vocabular...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Reading, Technology/Assistive Technology, Universal Design for Learning, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Social Emotional Learning and Behavior KESA Flier

This flier describes how the Social Emotional Learning and Behavior part of the Kansas MTSS Framework align with KESA.

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Behavior Screeners

This is a guide for people to use when looking for behavior screeners for their school.

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

RTI/MTSS: We all know the terms, but what does high quality instruction look like in practice?

Sprick, R., Guthrie, N., & Riley, C. (2016, September 25). RTI/MTSS: We all know the terms, but what does high quality instruction look like in practice?  Council of Administrators of Special Education and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education. Milwaukee, WI.   ...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, College/Career Ready Standards

Age

All Ages

TRI-STATE WEBINAR: Expanding the World Through Social Development

This is one of the Tri-State Webinar offered in 2015-2016.

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

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

The Kansas College & Career Ready Standards and Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports

This document developed in collaboration between KSDE CSAS and Kansas MTSS Project assist in the understanding of the connections of the Kansas Standards and Kansas MTSS.       Key Words: Kansas College Career Ready (KCCR) Standards, Mulit-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)  

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

College/Career Ready Standards, Curriculum, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Instruction, Assessment

Age

All Ages

Timeline of the development of the Kansas MTSS and Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework

Timeline of the development of the Kansas MTSS and Kansas MTSS Integrated Framework

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

MTSS Implementation: What does it take? Information Graphic (May 2014)

This document is an informational graphic of MTSS Implementation. (May 2014)

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None