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KSDE Text to speech checklist

This is the text to speech checklist for ELA passages for the Kansas State Assessment.  This accommodation must be approved by KSDE.  Completed forms need to be sent to crogers@ksde.org.

Updated on

January 21, 2020

Topic

Reading, Technology/Assistive Technology, IEP, Assessment, Accommodations & Modifications

Age

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

The Desired State Newsletter - January 2020

In this month's newsletter, the focus is on the leadership team reflecting around their identity. As a member of the leadership team, how might personal reflection support you as a team member as well as the entire team?   Some questions for consideration: What might you stop doing?  What migh...

Updated on

January 21, 2020

Topic

None

Age

None

The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) Website

CBIRT at the University of Oregon, conducts research and training to improve the lives of children and adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). CBIRT’s research focuses on developing interventions to improve outcomes r...

Updated on

January 17, 2020

Topic

None

Age

All Ages

FY20 Dynamic Learning Maps Webinars

The KSDE SETS team will continue to provide communication for special education teachers administering the DLM. Communication will occur via an online meeting platform using Adobe Connect.  Participants will be asked to log in to view and download materials and engage with presenters.  There will...

Updated on

January 17, 2020

Topic

Instruction, Assessment, Curriculum, Specially Designed Instruction

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 6

Big Ideas: Performance assessments and informal assessments and the link to mathematical practices (Pt.6)KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation 

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward-Part 2

Semantic Memory vs. Working Memory and how we learn (Pt.2) KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 5

Planning Frameworks: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction that takes students to a higher level (Pt.5)KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 8

Grading with a rubric and using student samples for learning (Pt.8) KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference   Tags: State Conference, SC    

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 1

Learning as we know it: How we process new information, retain it and why this can be difficult with mathematics. (Pt.1)KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Computational Fluency

Kansas MTSS recommends that all core periods through 8th grade devote 10 minutes daily to computational fluency. This webinar defines what we mean by computational fluency, why we recommend this time period, and how we expect this time to look in the classroom. Content that references the inte...

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 3

Worlds Apart: This section addresses students with Special Education services, teaching with small steps, mastery at different levels and how to ensure pre-skills are mastered. (Pt.3) KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.6)

Listen in as Dr. Brad Witzel continues his discussion regarding the importance of place value. In this session he expands on the potential gains of conceptualizing place value and the distributive property through array or area models of multiplication. When utilized in vertical planning as a com...

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.4)

If 5th grade students perform well on outcome measures, is this due only to the 5th grade instruction? Listen in as Dr. Brad Witzel shares a personal story about how understanding of place value in 2-digit numbers can sound, and expands on the value of teaching for the evolutionary progression of...

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.5)

How does the understanding of place value mold computation? Watch as Dr. Brad Witzel utilizes place-value understanding to solve long division and multiple digit addition. During this session, he will also examine the pitfalls associated with merely memorizing a process instead of conceptualizing...

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.1)

Watch Brad Witzel introduce the importance of vertical planning for algebra readiness referencing the child's earliest stages of learning, the algebra gateway, and the current state of adult mathematical literacy.

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.7)

It takes a village. Listen as Dr. Brad Witzel concludes his session on the importance of vertical planning with regards to mathematical progressions. He will touch on a variety of topics quickly including the following:The lack of students constructing viable argumentsThe value of transparency th...

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.3)

In this clip, Dr. Brad Witzel will discuss his OPTIMIZE tool for vertical planning math instruction.

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w:Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.2)

Watch Dr. Brad Witzel lead an activity with the Kansas MTSS Math Conference Audience, highlighting critical elements of each grade band. This activity sets the stage for the importance of vertical planning within math instruction.

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

All Ages

Response to Intervention in Math Book Study

Response to Intervention in Math.

Updated on

January 15, 2020

Topic

Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Mathematics

Age

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