INCLUDE Identify classroom needs Note student weaknesses Check potential areas of student success Look for potential problem areas Use information to brainstorm adaptations Decide which accommodations to implement Evaluate student progress
ACCOMMODATIONS “A change in the testing environment, procedures, or presentation that does not alter what the test measures.”
ACCOMMODATIONS SETTINGTIMINGSCHEDULERESPONSE TACTILE DEVICES SPELLING ORAL TEST PRESEN- TATION
SETTING SMALL GROUP INDIVIDUAL PREFERENTIAL SEATING SEPARATE LOCATION
TIMING FREQUENT BREAKS LUNCH AT A DIFFERENT TIME (SILENT)
RECORD KEEPING It helps to keep a matrix of accommodations and modifications for all learners.
SAMPLE LESSON USING ACCOMMODATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
Scribe one paragraph. Use alternative scoring rubric. Respond to prompt by writing 3 paragraphs and using spelling dictionary. Write to a prompt with 5 paragraph length.
BIBLIOGRAPHY Wald, Penny and Boehm, Wendy, Practical Co-Teaching Strategies. www.ber.orgwww.ber.org Friend, Marilyn and Bursuck, William, Including Students with Special Needs. ISBN 0-205-33192-0 Beninghof, Anne, SenseABLE Strategies. Sopris West. PACT and HSAP manuals, Appendix C, 2004.