February 2014 NTI: Grades 9-12 ELA Turnkey Kit for Principals - Session 6

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Session 6

Pre-session: CCSS for ELA/Literacy: Application for struggling learners

Support for Students with Diverse Learning Needs (Modules 9.3, 10.1, 11.1)

Time: Approximately 45 minutes

Description

This session will focus on strategies for adapting the curriculum to meet the needs of all students, including English learners and students with disabilities. Participants will discuss potential challenges and entry points in the NY curriculum modules for English learners and students with disabilities and consider what a differentiated classroom looks and sounds like. Participants consider the following questions: “How do I bridge the gap between where they are and where they need to be? How can I use this curriculum to help my students?”

Resources Required

Pre-session: CCSS for ELA/Literacy: Application for struggling learners PPT

Pre-session: CCSS for ELA/Literacy: Application for struggling learners White paper

Presentation: Support for Students with Diverse Learning Needs (Modules 9.3, 10.1, 11.1)

PD Handouts: Support for Students with Diverse Learning Needs (Modules 9.3, 10.1, 11.1)

Coming soon: Facilitator's Guide: Support for Students with Diverse Learning Needs (Modules 9.3, 10.1, 11.1)

Principal’s Session: Principals Understanding How Teachers will meet the needs of Students with Compounded Skill Deficits

Time: Approximately 30 minutes

Description

The purpose of this session is to debrief with all school and district leaders about how teachers modify instruction for students with skills deficits.

Resources Required

Presentation: Principals Understanding How Teachers will meet the needs of Students with Compounded Skill Deficits

PD Handouts: Principals Understanding How Teachers will meet the needs of Students with Compounded Skill Deficits

Coming soon: Facilitator's Guide: Principals Understanding How Teachers will meet the needs of Students with Compounded Skill Deficits