Parent, Teacher and Educator Resources

Early Literacy Skills Builder:

Apple with Books Browder, D. M., Gibbs, S. L., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Courtade, G., & Lee, A. (2007). Early Literacy Skills Builder. Madison, WI: Attainment Company.
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Description: A curriculum to teach foundational skills needed to learn to read that provides opportunities to respond either verbally, nonverbally or with AAC. Appropriate for young elementary students with cognitive disabilities. Click Moe to order your copy. 

Teaching to Standards: Math

Apple with Books Trela, K., Jimenez, B. A., & Browder, D. M. (2008). Teaching to the standards in mathematics: A literacy-based approach for students with moderate and severe disabilities. Verona, WI: Attainment Company.

Description: Teaching to Standards: Math is a systematic, year-long math curriculum for middle and high school students with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities, including autism.

This curriculum:

  • Is effective with students with significant developmental disabilities
  • Accommodates students who communicate nonverbally
  • Is appropriate for ages 12–21
  • Is full-year curriculum
  • Contains scripted lessons
  • Has 5 levels of teacher support
  • Aligns to NCTM standards
  • Covers Geometry, Algebra, Data Analysis, and Measurement

Teaching to Standards: Science

Courtade, G. R., Jimenez, B. A., Trela, K., & Browder, D. M. (2008). Teaching to science standards: An inquiry based approach for middle and high school students with moderate and severe disabilities. Madison, WI: Attainment Company.

 

Description: Teaching to Standards: Science is a year-long inquiry-based science curriculum for middle and high school students with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities, including autism.

This curriculum:

  • Is effective with students with significant developmental disabilities
  • Accommodates students who communicate nonverbally
  • Is appropriate for ages 12–21
  • Is full-year curriculum
  • Contains scripted lessons and hands-on experiments
  • Aligns to NSES standards
  • Covers Earth’s Waters, Earth’s History, Microbiology, and Chemistry

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Various Adapted Text Materials:

 Apple with Books  An adapted lesson plan from a CMS Liaison

 Apple with Books  Assorted Adapted Books

 Apple with Books  Directions for Opening Our Adapted Books

         http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/District75/Departments/Literacy/AdaptedBooks/default.htm

Instructional Resources:

 Apple with Books  General Education Lesson Plans in ELA, Math, and Science

Apple with Books  Data based decisions datasheets

 Apple with Books Work It Across Blank

Work it across example- Kindergarten- ELA predictions

Work it across example- 6th grade ELA- Characters/setting

Apple with Books   KWHL Chart

Apple with Books  Systematic Instruction Plan

Other Resources:

Apple with Books  Parent brochure- 10 questions about alternate assessment

Apple with Books Put Reading First a resource from the National Institute for Literacy.
Click on the link to read a copy or view the website. You may also order free a copy.

Apple with Books Learning Opportunities for Your Child Through Alternate Assessments (Alternate Assessments Based on Alternate Academic Achievement Standards)
Click on the link to read a copy or view the website. You may also order free a copy.

Apple with Books Giving the Gift of Reading (Charleston County School District Newsletter: March 2009)

Apple with Books Research-Based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Science for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

http://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=oSNMPjmFS7M%3D&tabid=2384&mid=9027

 

Apple with Books Research-Based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Mathematics for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

http://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=oUV9LtYHYdo%3D&tabid=2384&mid=9027

Apple with BooksElementary Story Based Lessons Task Analysis

         PDFlinks/Elementary Story Based jazzy TA.pdf

Apple with BooksMiddle School Story Based Lessons Task Analysis

          MS Story Based jazzy TA.pdf

Apple with BooksMiddle School Math Story Based Lesson Task Analysis

           PDFlinks/Middle Math Story Based jazzy TA.pdf

Apple with BooksMiddle School Inquiry Lessons Task Analysis (Science)

          PDFlinks/MS Inquiry Jazzy TA.pdf

Outside Resources:

Apple with Books"A Teacher's Guide to Water Related Lesson Plans and Materials"

Apple with Books    http://www.thewaterpage.com/ultimate-water-cycle.htm

Apple with Books   http://www.smartkidssoftware.com

Apple with Books   http://web.riverdeep.net/portal/page?_pageid=820,1387700&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Apple with Books http://www.attainmentcompany.com

Apple with Bookshttp://www.nctm.org/

Apple with Bookshttp://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses

Apple with Bookshttp://lessonbuilder.cast.org/

Apple with Bookshttp://www.naacpartners.org/upcomingEvents/090122Summitt

Apple with Bookshttp://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/

Apple with Bookshttp://www.ric.edu/sherlockcenter/wwslist.html

 

                                      Power Point Presentations

Teaching Comprehension to Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities- CEC 2010

Project MASTERY CEC 2010

Literacy for students with disabilities: Using individualized responses, systematic instruction, and assistive technology

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