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Making Accommodations for Diverse Learners. EEX 3257 Week 4. What  are  accommodations?. Changes made to accommodate the WAY students learn and/or HOW they are tested Techniques / support systems that help students with special needs Legal requirements for students with disabilities.

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Making Accommodations for Diverse Learners

EEX 3257

Week 4


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What  are  accommodations?

  • Changes made to accommodate the WAY students learn and/or HOW they are tested

  • Techniques / support systems that help students with special needs

  • Legal requirements for students with disabilities


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What kind of problems might require accommodation?

  • Organizing information meaningfully

  • Relating new knowledge to old knowledge

  • Remembering large quantities of info

  • Breaking down complex concepts

  • Understanding abstract concepts

  • Analyzing to solve problems / draw conclusions

  • Motivation / seeing the importance of learning


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Six Principles of Effective Instruction

  • Focus on big ideas

  • Use conspicuous strategies

  • Use mediated scaffolding

  • Make linkages obvious and explicit

  • Activate prior knowledge

  • Review for fluency / generalization


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Input

Instruction

Materials

Output

Participation

Assessment

Rate

Speed

Amount

Support

Independent

Group work

What can you change?


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When should I make accommodations?

  • Before Instruction

  • During Instruction

  • After Instruction


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When should I make accommodations? (cont.)

  • Before Instruction

    • Planning in a different way

      • Graphic Organizers

        • Highlight big ideas

        • Connect ideas / concepts

      • Thematic Instruction

        • Combines content from different subject areas

        • Can make essential ideas more apparent and meaningful

      • Projects

        • Provides flexibility

        • Allows for differentiation

        • Grouping can vary


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When should I make accommodations? (cont.)

  • During Instruction

    • Delivering instruction in a different way for different students

    • Instructional methods

    • Materials


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When should I make accommodations?(cont.)

  • After Instruction

    • Review

    • Assessment


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What are some simple accommodations I can use?(cont.)

  • Cover text so that only one portion shows at a time so it’s not overwhelming

  • Careful, simple, uncluttered worksheets

  • Fold paper into sections for each response

  • Mark paper to show where to start/stop; use smaller paper / variety of mediums

  • Study carrels / partitions

  • Duplication of materials - home / school

  • Reduce length or give more time


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Last Thoughts...

  • Don’t do it alone…

    • ESE teacher

    • Speech / language / vision specialist

    • Guidance counselor

    • Parents

    • Students themselves

  • Reflect on your effort…it’s a JOURNEY


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References

  • Chalmers, L.  (1992).  Modifying curriculum for the special needs student in the regular classroom.  Moorehead, MN: Practical Press.

  • Florida Dept of Education  (1999).  Assisting students with disabilities:  A guide for educators.  Tallahassee, FL:  Clearinghouse Information Center.

  • Kame’enui, E., et al. (2002).  Effective teaching strategies that accommodate diverse learners.  Columbus, OH:  Merrill-Prentice Hall.

  • Wood, J.  (2002).  Adapting instruction to accommodate students in inclusive settings.  Columbus, OH:  Merrill-Prentice Hall.


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