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5 Characteristics of Effective Structured Literacy Teaching

What does one of today’s most respected literacy experts have to say about the five characteristics of effective structured literacy instruction? Find out in this free download, adapted from the third edition of the widely used literacy textbook Speech to Print by Louisa Cook Moats. Read More

6 Necessary Conditions for AAC Assessment

When assessing whether a student with complex communication needs is eligible for AAC interventions, make sure that the behavior sample is sufficient to determine the individual’s strengths and needs. See five other necessary conditions for ensuring that AAC assessment is valid and reliable, in this infographic adapted from Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Read More

10 Questions to Consider About Your Classroom Environment

When you give directions to your class, do students generally comply? That critical question is joined by nine others every teacher should consider when assessing the effectiveness of their classroom environment, in this free download adapted from Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors. Read More

10 Supports for Use in Inclusive Classrooms

Have you considered flexible seating options in your classroom like yoga balls, bean bags, or standing desks? What about scaffolded graphic organizers? Those are just two of the support tips for inclusive classrooms that we’ve highlighted in this free download, adapted from Picture Inclusion! Read More

Tips on Fostering a Caring Classroom Community

Adapted from The Social-Emotional Learning Toolbox, this free download features quick tips for helping all students feel welcomed and connected. For fuller descriptions of the tips, plus more creative ways to nurture a caring and respectful learning environment, check out this blog post. Read More