Dyslexia Series: Chapter 3 Screening for Dyslexia

This course covers using an MTSS/RTI framework to screen for and identify students at risk for dyslexia across grades K-2. It teaches the problem-solving model: identifying reading difficulties, analyzing underlying deficits, developing intervention plans, and evaluating outcomes, focusing on using data and the Simple View of Reading. Upon completion of this course, you will receive 2 PDU hours. Created by Middle Tennessee State University

Prerequisites for this course are:
Dyslexia Series: Chapter 1 Defining the Science of Reading
Dyslexia Series: Chapter 2: An Overview of Dyslexia

Early Childhood, Lower Elementary (K-2)

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Dyslexia Series: Chapter 2 An Overview of Dyslexia

Welcome to the Dyslexia Series! This series is provided by the Tennessee Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia at Middle Tennessee State University on, “Dyslexia in K-2: An introduction to understanding, identifying, and responding to characteristics of dyslexia in the primary grades.” This series aims to enhance educators’ knowledge of dyslexia, its characteristics, and appropriate assessment and intervention approaches for students with risk or characteristics of dyslexia in the primary grades (i.e., kindergarten through second grade). The series is geared primarily toward pre-service educators preparing to teach general or special education in K-2. Much of the module content, however, is applicable to both pre- and in-service educators across the elementary grades (K-5).

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Dyslexia Series: Chapter 1 Defining the Science of Reading

This is a series by the Tennessee Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia at Middle Tennessee State University. It covers dyslexia in K-2 and aims to help educators understand, identify, and respond to dyslexia in primary grades. The content applies to both pre-and in-service educators across K-5.
*This course is a prerequisite for other courses in the series.

  1. Grade Level:  Early Childhood, Lower Elementary (K-2)
  2. Type of Educator:  Teacher, Administrator, Special Education, Paraprofessional, Title 1
  3. Content Areas: English Language Arts & Literacy, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Special Education
  4. Registration Link;  https://learninghub.mrooms.net/course/view.php?id=768 [learninghub.mrooms.net]

 

 

The Impact of Deafblindness on Learning and Development

This course provides need-to-know, practical information that teachers and early intervention providers can put to use right away in their classrooms and other settings, with children birth through 21. Participants will get a solid foundational understanding of deafblindness that will be built upon in subsequent courses. This first course includes four lessons that cover an introduction to deafblindness, preparing for learning, foundational teaching strategies, and building relationships

SpEd Series: Writing Transition IEPs

This course is designed to compliment “SpEd Series: Writing Compliant IEPs” and walks the learner through the process of completing Transitional IEPs, which is required for students who are 16 and receiving special education services. The course is self-paced and the summative assessment is the the completion of an IDEA-compliant Transition IEP.

IRIS Professional Development Modules

Self-guided and self-paced, IRIS PD Modules cover numerous relevant topics in a way that is in-depth but approachable. These online resources can be used to improve educator’s knowledge of:

-Evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices
-IEPs
-Accommodations
-Teaching English language learners
-Instructional supports for students with disabilities
-And more

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SpEd Series: Writing Compliant IEPs.

This course is a comprehensive deep-dive into the specifics of writing compliant Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and best practices. As you progress through the course, you will create a compliant IEP in the Infinite Campus Training site. Each section of the course focuses on different parts of the IEP and presents the laws and expectations for each component. At the end of the course, you will submit a completed IEP that serves as the summative assessment.

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SpEd Series: Referral, Evaluations, & Eligibility

This course is the second of the Special Education Series offered through the Learning Hub. The purpose of this training is to provide school personnel with guidance and education on the special education process. The content covers how to use the MTSS model for pre-referral interventions, and how to create compliant referral, evaluation plan, and evaluation report documents in AIM/Infinite Campus.

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SpEd Series: Special Education Overview for All School Staff

This course is the first of the Special Education Series offered through the Learning Hub. The purpose of this training is to provide school personnel with an introduction to special education processes in Montana, historical progression of special education laws, roles of personnel involved in special education, and how to support those new to special education.

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N2X STEM Empathy and Equity in Education

Explore with N2X what a STEM Education can look like. What are the 5 W’s of STEM, how can we have better empathy for our students that leads to an empowered student who is ready to investigate and engage in the scientific process. What are some of the ways educators can reach their minority students and have a more equitable approach to all student’s education? Lastly, what does STEM look like in the K5 classroom and how can teachers be training their students at the elementary level to approach their education utilizing the methods embraced in STEM education.

 

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