Using Accommodations and Modifications Effectively in CTE Classrooms

Using Accommodations and Modifications Effectively in CTE Classrooms

  • Grade range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Release date: 07-13-2017
  • Tags: Accommodations, Modifications, Special Education students, IEP, Learning disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Special education, Students with disabilities, Special needs students, ARD, Special education collaboration, Teacher collaboration, IEP Goals, Academic Settings

Description

In this course CTE teachers will learn how to participate in the IEP process including writing goals for students with disabilities in the CTE field through collaboration. The course will also demonstrate effective accommodations and modifications that can be used in traditional and non-traditional CTE settings with students who have learning disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Resources

Resource ID: SP091 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
The purpose of this video series is to assist CTE teachers as they participate in the educational process of students with disabilities. It will help them understand the special education process and how they can participate in planning and implementing appropriate instruction.  
Resource ID: SP092 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
CTE teachers must collaborate with special education colleagues to ensure that students receive appropriate instruction.  The following video gives an example of such a collaboration regarding a student with a learning disability. 
Resource ID: SP093 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Accommodations can be defined as changes that are made to allow a student with a disability to have access to the general education curriculum.  Examples of accommodations are given in this video. 
Resource ID: SP094 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
CTE teachers must collaborate with special education colleagues to ensure that students receive appropriate instruction.  The following video gives an example of such a collaboration regarding an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder student.   
Resource ID: SP095 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Accommodations can be defined as changes that are made to allow a student with a disability to have access to the general education curriculum.  This video suggests accommodations that may help students achieve learning goals.   
Resource ID: SP096 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Modifications assist a student in reaching the same goals as other students.  This video gives examples of modifications that that may help students achieve learning goals.   
Resource ID: SP097 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Discussing accommodations and modifications for a student with colleagues can be helpful as a teacher goes through the process.  This video demonstrates such a collaboration.    
Resource ID: SP098 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
An important consideration when developing IEP goals is the type of classroom setting that best applies to the CTE program of study.  In this video, traditional and non-traditional settings are discussed.   
Resource ID: SP099 Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Author: Lakshmi Mahadevan, Rick Peterson Institutional Organization: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Included in this video is an IEP Worksheet which can be used when preparing for an ARD meeting.  This concludes the Accommodations and Modifications in CTE Classroom Instruction III video series.