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CCSS and significant intellectual disability

Jan 24, 2013 7:37am

Is anyone familiar with good work being done on the CCSS as they will apply to students with significant intellectual (or cognitive) disabilities? I am looking for people who are doing standard extensions, or teaching materials, or even just having good discussions of the topic!

  • Common Core / Differentiation


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    • Feb 19, 2013 8:30am

      Katie is right on with this. Starts with the goal or the standard and then determine its essence. From there think about how you would assess whether or not a student has achieved that goal. Finally principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can help us think about a wide range of options that can be provided to help varied students achieve the goal. Refer to this website for some concrete examples of options that can be provided: