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7 steps to seamlessly embedding learning opportunities in classroom activities



At-risk children & families, Developmental disabilities & delays, IEPs, Learning disabilities & delays, RTI/tiered instruction and interventions, School readiness, Special education, Student achievement

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Susan R. Sandall Ph.D., Ilene S. Schwartz Ph.D., BCBA-D

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When early childhood teachers plan their activities for the day for their whole class, they can add an extra layer of planning to simultaneously meet the learning objectives of their students with special needs. Embedded learning opportunities (ELOs) are short teaching episodes that teachers set up for when there is a good match between classroom activities and a child’s individual learning objectives. Use this great early childhood education resource outlining seven basic steps to effectively planning and implementing ELOs. Turn all activities into special education activities!

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