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High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms Resource Page

The modules and resources linked here are based upon OSSE’s Using High-leverage Practices to Improve Outcomes for ALL Students professional development series. This series is comprised of four modules, each focusing on a different domain of evidence-based, high-leverage practices that correlate with improved academic and social-emotional outcomes for all learners, regardless of disability status.

The Using High-leverage Practices to Improve Outcomes for ALL Students Professional Development series is offered as an online course three times each year. You can learn more and register for the course on OSSE's website.

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Module 1: Collaboration

Areas of focus for this module:

  • Identify the key skills and structures that support efficient, effective collaboration between general education teachers, special education teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff.
  • Apply knowledge of these skills and structures to use a sample shared problem-solving protocol to address common instructional issues.
  • Discuss evidence-based principles for fostering positive relationships between educators and families.

Materials for this Module

Module 2: Assessment

Areas of focus for this module:

  • Identify formal and informal assessment tools and strategies used to collect information on student's present levels of academic and functional performance and identify their strengths and needs for support.
  • Apply knowledge of these tools and strategies to integrate assessment data to create a comprehensive learner profile.
  • Identify the key elements of data-based instructional strategies.

Materials for this Module

Module 3: Social-Emotional Learning

Areas of focus for this module:

  • Identify routines and procedures that support the development of a respectful, consistent, positive classroom environment that empowers students to take ownership of their learning.
  • Identify key elements of effective social skills instruction that can be integrated into classroom routines, procedures, and delivery of content.

Materials for this Module

Module 4: Instruction

Areas of focus for this module:

  • Practice using data to identify appropriate learning goals.
  • Identify key elements of specially-designed instruction
  • Identify the key elements of instructional strategies that support metacognition.

Materials for this Module

High-Leverage Practices for Distance Learning

High Leverage Practices Resources

For more information or questions, please contact Jennifer Carpenter at [email protected] or Angela Awonaike [email protected].