Resources for Teachers:

In 2017, the Council for Exceptional Children published High Leverage Practices, a collection of research which identifies the elements of effective instruction that offer the best results for special education students. The IRIS Center has developed an interactive tool for educators using High Leverage Practices.

  • PowerUp What Works Research Based Instructional Resources offers you resources, strategies, and practical tips to personalize your instruction with technology to meet the needs of struggling students. For administrators, PowerUp provides you with the tools necessary to build an effective, school-wide technology infrastructure to transform teaching and learning.
  • Developing Goals – Use of Blooms Taxonomy to drive instructional goals that are both understanding declarative and procedural knowledge. Jessica Shabatura developed an easy to use graphic and process that is easily used to design instructional goals that will reach different types of state standards.
  • Classroom Management

Universal Design for Learning provides research and resources to provide instructional support for students with reading difficulties. When you enter this page, it might be helpful to browse through several of the Checkpoints to see the depth of supports. For reading comprehension scroll to Checkpoint 3.2 and 3.4. Distance Learning: 6 Best Universal Design for Learning Practices for Online Learning