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Boosting Climate Through Social-Emotional Teaching

Perry, C. (2017, October) Boosting Climate Through Social-Emotional Teaching. KSDE 2017 Annual Conference, Wichita, KS.   Tags State Conference, sc  

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

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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December 06, 2017

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Bringing Words to Life, Robust Vocabulary Instruction Book Study

Bringing Words to Life is an excellent resource that provides research-based strategies for vocabulary development with children from the earliest grades through high school. It explains why providing rich information about words and their uses enhance students' language comprehension and product...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

NASDSE 2013: A Multi-State Perspective of MTSS: Achieving Results for All Students

Brown, D., Davis, K., Nantais, M. Stindt, S. (2013, October). A multi-state perspective of MTSS: Achieving results for all students. National Association of State Directors of Special Education 75th Annual Conference and Business Meeting. Atlanta, GA.   Click here to view a recording of thi...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Managing Challenging Behaviors in Schools Book Study

The information provided in this book describes both proactive and reactive approaches to supporting student academics and behavior. Proactively, Part I focuses on preventing the development of learning and behavior problems. This includes information about classroom management practices, instruc...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

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

Purposeful Planning with Regard to Mathematical Progression

  Success in secondary mathematics requires teachers’ skillful planning and deep understanding of mathematical concepts throughout formal schooling (K-12). With the goal of preparing students to achieve in algebra, this Powerpoint highlight progressions of learning mathematics through the chal...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Rational Number Acquisition: A Focus on Fractions and Decimal Fractions

Low achievement in mathematics is a significant concern, especially in the area of rational numbers. Knowledge of fractions and decimals impacts a student’s future mathematics performance. This Powerpoint provides 5 recommendations for effectively teaching students concepts related to rational nu...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Building Fact Fluency and Automaticity: Focus on Multiplication

  Developing proficiency with operations in whole and rational numbers enables students to spend more energy learning to reason complex mathematics. However, many students struggle to learn basic facts. The purpose of this Powerpoint is to introduce specific research-based strategies for devel...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Kansas MTSS Enrichment Brief

Teachers often report difficulty finding engaging activities to enrich students’ learning and often revert to re-teaching core content, independent study, or homework completion. As well, sometimes enrichment content is designed with gifted and talented students in mind to accelerate their learni...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

MTSS Fact Sheet with Resource Information

MTSS Fact Sheet with Resource Information 

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Regional Workshop: Leadership Roles in the Effective Implementation of MTSS

Kansas MTSS Project Staff. (2014, Spring) Regional Roundtables: Leadership Roles in the Effective Implementation of MTSS. Multiple Locations Across Kansas.  State Conference, SC  

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Managing the Cycle of Meltdowns for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Book Study

This book describes a model of positive behavior supports for preventing and responding to the cycle of meltdown behavior for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The model includes six phases: Calm, Triggers, Agitation, Meltdowns, Re-Grouping, and Starting Over. The goal is to identify ...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Developing Schoolwide Programs to Prevent & Manage Problem Behaviors: A Step by Step Approach Book Study

This resource provides guidelines for designing, implementing, and evaluating a schoolwide primary prevention program. The authors’ team-based, school-tested approach includes behavioral, academic, and social components that can be tailored to address any school’s needs. Includes sample forms and...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

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

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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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

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

Systematic Screening of Behavior to Support Instruction: From Preschool to High School Book Study

The purpose of this book is to review validated tools for the screening of all students for emotional and behavior difficulties. Each chapter reviews a different screening assessment, describes the assessment, reviews the psychometric properties of the assessment, points out strengths and conside...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

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

Age

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

2016 Families Together: Integrated Kansas MTSS Overview

Wilkerson, L. (2016 October), 2016 Families Together: Integrated Kansas MTSS Overview. Group presentation to families at 2016 Families Together State Conference, Topeka, KS Tags: State Conference, SC

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Do I really Have to Teach Reading? Content Comprehension Grades 6-12 Book Study

As the title indicates, this book is useful to teachers of grades 6-12. The book seeks to answer the why and how of teaching reading comprehension strategies in content areas other than reading and language arts.

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Reading, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

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

NASDSE 2016: Kansas MTSS Framework: Future, Present, Past

Wiedemann, T., Wilkerson, L. (2016 September). Kansas MTSS Framework: Future, Present, Past. National Association of State Directors of Special Education 78th Annual Conference and Business Meeting. Milwaukee, WI. National Conference, NASDSE

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

None

Seven Steps for Developing a Proactive School-wide Discipline Plan: A Guide for Principals and Leadership Teams Book Study

This book answers the what, how, and why of establishing an effective discipline program at the primary and secondary levels while promoting an overall positive and welcoming school climate. Emphasizing the roles of the leadership team and administration in achieving success, a seven-step process...

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Behavior

Age

All Ages

Results Now Book Study

In Results Now, Mike Schmoker explores “how we can achieve unprecedented improvements in teaching and learning.” Schmoker contends education can reform through effective leadership and professional learning communities.

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December 06, 2017

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages