State Standards & Alternate Assessments

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This this document is a very in depth resource manual, created by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). It includes full chapters on most areas of classroom AT use, as well as chapters specific to hearing and vision disabilities, recreation & leisure,...

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In this webinar Dr. Izzo presents EnvisionIT: Enhancing Transition Through Technology , a 21st century online curriculum aligned with standards and designed for grades 8-12. The curriculum teaches English and language arts, information technology literacy, college & career readiness, and financial literacy. EnvisionIT was designed with accessibility and...

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EnvisionIT is a 21st century online curriculum aligned with standards and designed for grades 8-12. The curriculum teaches English and language arts, information technology literacy, college & career readiness, and financial literacy. EnvisionIT was designed with accessibility and universal design for learning in mind and is highly customized to meet...

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Published by the Center for American Progress, this paper discusses progress made in state mandated tests (PARCC and Smarter Balanced) through the inclusion of accessibility features and use of universal design. The authors argue for increased focus on accessibility and inter-operability to ensure proper access and accommodations and recommend better...

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The 2013-2014 Publicly Reported Assessment Results for Students with Disabilities and ELLs with Disabilities reports participation and performance data on all alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards (AA-AAS).

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Led by Martha Thurlow, Ph.D., NCEO Director, and Research Associates Laurene Christensen, Ph.D. and Sheryl Lazarus, Ph.D., this information packed webinar provides a quick and comprehensive overview of the types of assessments used and discuss the move toward technology-based assessments. ( Watch Part 2 of the series ) ...

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Published jointly by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and the National Center on Systemic Improvement (NCSI), this Brief shows results of teacher surveys regarding 1) how students with disabilities view accessibility features of the new assessments and 2) challenges related to instructional issues that need to be addressed...

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This report summarizes panel presentations and facilitated forum discussions from the Forum on Implementing Accessibility Frameworks for ALL Students (2015), organized by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO). Participants discussed 3 main questions: 1) What are the key issues/challenges associated with making decisions about accessibility for this group...

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In this information-packed webinar, Martha Thurlow, director of the National Center on Educational Outcomes, discusses challenges and solutions in Technology-based Approaches to Accessibility and Accommodations.

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This two page guide introduces parents to what assistive technology is and gives a brief overview of the skills assistive technology can help young children develop. Skills detailed include: daily routines and activities, social skills and behavior, sensory, fine motor skills, literacy skills, communication, and computer access. Tips are also...

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