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Spotlight Teacher: Caitlin Linck shares about standards based instruction

Andover teacher Caitlin Linck describes her teaching style after having access to the Dynamic Learning Map Essential Elements.  

Updated on

August 21, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, Curriculum, IEP, Instruction, Kansas Curricular Standards, LRE and Inclusion, Specially Designed Instruction, Technology/Assistive Technology, Universal Design for Learning

Age

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

VB-MAPP Master Grid with Pop Ups

Once you have completed your VB-MAPP, transfer your scores into the master grid.  You can save and update this for each learner you assess.  Print the grid to add to your student program book to show evidence of progress.  

Updated on

August 21, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, Instruction, Behavior

Age

All Ages

2019 Co-Teaching Evaluation Brief

This one-page resource provides a brief summary of the training and coaching outcomes of the TASN Co-Teaching Project for the 2018-2019 School Year. 

Updated on

August 21, 2019

Topic

Co-Teaching, IEP, APR Indicator Data Collection, LRE and Inclusion, Accommodations & Modifications, Specially Designed Instruction, Technology/Assistive Technology, Universal Design for Learning, Coaching, Kansas Integrated Accountability System (KIAS), School Improvement, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

All Ages

2019 Summer Leadership Conference: Question & Answer Session for CSI, TSI, and ATS Schools (Video)

2019 Summer Leadership Conference: Question & Answer Session for CSI, TSI, and ATS Schools (Video)

Updated on

August 20, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

KansaStar for CSI, TSI, ATS, Schoolwide, Redesign, and KESA (Video)

KansaStar for CSI, TSI, ATS, Schoolwide, Redesign, and KESA (Video)

Updated on

August 20, 2019

Topic

School Improvement

Age

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

Pre K-12 Reading Implementation Guide

Implementation Guide for Pre K-12 Reading

Updated on

August 20, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages

Pre K-12 Reading Structuring Guide

Structuring Guide for Pre K-12 Reading

Updated on

August 20, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading

Age

All Ages

Using the ASQ Screening Tool Within An MTSS

This flyer will give systems a quick overview of the ASQ screening tool, the importance of early intervention, best practices for engaging parents in the screening process, as well as steps for interpretting ASQ results using the results to inform classroom instruction.

Updated on

August 16, 2019

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Assessment, Early Childhood Transition

Age

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

Pre K-12 Behavior and Social Emotional Learning Implementation Guide

The information contained in the Kansas MTSS and Alignment Behavior Social Emotional Learning Implementation guide is currently being updated.  An updated version will be available June of 2020.

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Errorless Teaching: A 4-Step Process to Increase Skill Acquisition and Decrease Problem Behaviors

Description:  Errorless teaching is an effective teaching technique within the framework of applied behavior analysis (ABA), a scientifically valid methodology for education and behavior management (Simpson, 2016). ABA, when implemented with fidelity, is an evidence-based research practice for...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Picky Eaters: Facts and Interventions: Part 1

Description: A Picky eater is a broad term covering many food issues. Common feeding difficulties include mechanics of eating (holding utensils, etc.), swallowing, restricted food preference (types, texture, &presentation), eating too much, and eating too little. Ethical and legal issues r...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD and the Young Child

Description: This webinar will focus on the unique characteristics of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This webinar will discuss some of the early red flags of an Autism Spectrum Disorder in very young children, and how the areas of communication, social and behavior are im...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Tri-State Webinar: Teaching Using Verbal Behavior Strategies: Part 2 of 2

Description: In part two, Using Verbal Behavior Strategies in Your Classroom, we will discuss: Verbal Operants Using Discrete Trials to teach Verbal Operants Mixing Trials Verbal Behavior Assessment and Curriculum Using Verbal Behavior to teach any subject Certificate of Com...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Autism and Early Childhood: Incorporating Play into the Natural Environment: Part 4 of 4

Description: Play is an integral part of early childhood and is necessary for the development of language development, perceptual-motor abilities, social competence, creativity, imagination, and thinking skills.  This webinar is the fourth in the series.  Incorporating Play into the Natural En...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Tri-State Webinar: Autism and Early Childhood: Joint Engagement and Joint Attention Strategies: Part 1 of 4

Description: This webinar is the first in a series of four for early childhood educators. Today we will focus on joint engagement and joint attention. You will be introduced to applicable strategies to facilitate these developmental milestones in your classroom. Learner Objectives: The p...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Tri-State Webinar: Autism and Early Childhood: Preparing for Purposeful Play: Part 2 of 4

Description: Play is an integral part of early childhood and is necessary for the development of language development, perceptual-motor abilities, social competence, creativity, imagination, and thinking skills.  This four-part series will explore the levels of play and share learning strategi...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Guardianship Information Page

Fact sheet providing Information about guadiaship

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism, Secondary Transition

Age

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

Student Reinforcement Menu

This document is a menu of items for the student or child to review to use as reinforcer.

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, IEP, Instruction, Accommodations & Modifications, Specially Designed Instruction, Coaching, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Student Reinforcer Survey

This is a survey of questions to ask the student or child to find things you can use as reinforcers.

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism, IEP, Accommodations & Modifications, Specially Designed Instruction, Coaching, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Least-to-Most and Most-to-Least Prompting

This document goes over Least-to-Most and Most-to-Least prompting. It looks at what is it, why is it important, when to use, how to use it, and resources.

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism, IEP, Instruction, Specially Designed Instruction, Compliance/Guidance, Behavior

Age

All Ages