This resource for educators and parents provides a clear framework for aligning academic content for students with an intellectual disability with a focus on English/language arts and mathematics, plus self-determination and assistive technology. The book is available for purchase and includes...

Author: Ginevra Courtade and Diane M. Browder | Format: Other

Appendix D case studies provide examples of teaching strategies that ensure the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are understood by all students.

Author: Achieve | Format: Document

The Council of the Great City Schools and Student Achievement Partners jointly launched this useful repository for teachers in an effort to increase district capacity for writing text-dependent questions to existing English/Langauge Arts textbooks. The site addresses commonly used basal...

Author: Council of Great City Schools and Student Achievement Partners | Format: Website

This document shows how DC educational standards, measured by the DC CAS-Alt, correspond to the Common Core for grades 3-10.

All District of Columbia students participate in a statewide assessment of their learning. The DC CAS-Alt is a portfolio assessment given to those students who have...

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Document

The IDEA Partnership offers this collection of information and resources about the Common Core State Standards and students and youth with disabilities. Resources include helpful tools for presenting information about Common Core to parents and practitioners and a regular webinar series on the...

Author: IDEA Partnership | Format: Website

This website from the National Association for Gifted Children explains how the Common Core State Standards relate to programs for high potential learners, including frequently asked questions that address issues such as how Common Core relates to models of gifted education, differentiation of...

Author: National Association for Gifted Children | Format: Website

This detailed guide contains complete information on the DC CAS Alternate assessment. Subjects covered include student eligibility, portfolio requirements and submission procedures, grade-level standards, test administration and scoring criteria.

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Document

This checklist is used to determine eligibility to take the DC CAS Alternate assessment (DC CAS-Alt). To qualify for the alternate assessment, a student’s IEP team must determine that a student is eligible based on the guidance in this document.

All District of...

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Document

These forms are submitted with a students’ DC CAS Alternate assessment (DC CAS-Alt) portfolio and help IEP teams to ensure that all required materials have been included.

All District of Columbia students participate in a statewide assessment of their learning. The...

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Document

These dialogue guides about the Common Core State Standards are designed to help community and educator leaders increase understanding and awareness about Common Core and what it means for students and youth with disabilities.

The guides help families, practitioners and others interact in...

Author: IDEA Partnership | Format: Website