We know UDL is an excellent tool to use to ensure access for all in the learning environment, and some classroom providers and special educators need guidance. In this corporation, you will see multiple strategies to engage and reinforce learning of concepts in the classroom through the use of songs/music, puppets and during story time. In addition, Velcro dot support each child knowing where to sit whole group. If you want to see other practices that this district implements that are exceptional, please click on the blue colored items.
Dubois Elementary 5533 E. St Raphael St. Dubois, IN 47527
Contact: Pam Bell 812-482-6661 email@example.com
Child Count: 17 LRE: 94%
Describes how special education services are provided.
Push-in: Special educator or therapist provide services through integrated therapy services within the daily schedule.
Consultative: Service delivery provided by general educator with periodic consultation from special educator and/or therapist.
A range of activities and environments that eliminate the physical, social and instructional barriers to learning (DEC, NAEYC 2009).
*Universal Design for Learning
Flexible instructional approaches that guide developing instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessment for all learners provide multiple ways to engage children, present information and determine learning (CAST 2011).
Music is used to teach letter sounds, rhymes, days of the week and months of the year. Storytime utilizes music. Hand puppet stories.
Any piece of equipment, or product system, acquired commercially, modified, or customized, used to maintain, increase, or improve functional capabilities of persons with disabilities, except medical devices surgically implanted (IDEA 2004).
Planned interventions/modifications to ongoing classroom activity or materials to maximize children's participation.
Flexible seating (no desks, as it doesn't allow for movement from center to center), Velcro arrows on the floor as a visual during transitions, Balls as seats and some tables don't have chairs or seating at all so students stand and work. Velcro dots on the floors for whole group seating, visual daily schedule on the walls for whole group transitions as well as individual as needed. Teach it during the first month.
Intentional multi-tiered instructional strategies that increase a child's engagement, participation and learning (DEC, NAEYC 2009).
Strategies that address individual learning goals within the context of ongoing routines, activities and transitions.
Used with children who require more intensive supports by providing targeted approaches to move children progressively toward skill development, e.g. modeling, response prompting, corrective feedback, peer supports.
Tiered Levels of Instruction
An approach to provide adult instructional supports that requires screening and ongoing assessment to determine impact of teaching/learning and adjustment of instruction.
The intentional social supports/teaching that creates a classroom community of belonging for each child and facilitates positive relationships of respect, acceptance and friendship.
Strategies in place that including professional development, opportunities for collaboration and communication among families and practitioners to support high quality inclusion (DEC, NAYEC 2009).
Opportunities for relationship building between families and practitioners support the achievement of mutually agreed upon goals (NPDCI, 2011).
Parent Tuition: fees set by school district paid by families of enrolled general education preschool children.
Early Childhood Center
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