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Central Virginia Exceptional Family Fair

September 10, 2016 9:30AM - 12:30PM Children's Museum of Richmond (CMoR) 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220 The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with the Parent … [Read More...]

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Supporting the Success of Students With Disabilities in the General Education Curriculum

The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (2004) requires that students with disabilities have access to the general education curriculum.  To accomplish this, Individualized Education Program … [Read More...]

UDL

The Principles of Universal Design for Learning and Accessible Learning

The mandate to make curricula accessible to all learners has been embedded into recent educational legislation that defines and endorses the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles. The Every … [Read More...]

EBP

How Can the Use of Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Help Your Students Learn? How Can You Learn More About EBP?

As educators maintain focus on quality instruction of curriculum that is aligned with the content and cognitive level specified in state standards, the likelihood of student learning and proficiency … [Read More...]

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Proactive Preparation: Secondary Mathematics Standards of Learning Tests

It’s that time of year again – time for targeted and effective instructional remediation to prepare students for Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments.  How do we decide the skill areas in … [Read More...]

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Buried by Content: Strategies to Support Student Success in Science and Social Studies Courses

All teachers face the challenge of completing their curriculum within a limited time frame, but in content-heavy secondary classrooms, this task can be particularly daunting.  Working with students … [Read More...]

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Helping Students to Identify Unfamiliar Words

Thanks to brain research, we now understand more about the underlying processes used when students attempt to identify unknown words.  Brain imaging provides insights into these processes through … [Read More...]

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Dave Ferguson’s Story: Growing up in Poverty Made Me the Principal I Am Today

The podcast, David Ferguson’s Story: Growing up in Poverty Made me the Principal I Am Today, features an interview with David Ferguson, Principal of Rappahannock High School in Richmond County, … [Read More...]