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This resource provides highlights of SB 1153 Parent's Rights to Information Regarding the Provision of Assistance for Learning Difficulties to the Parent's Child along with an "Annual Notice Checklist" and a "Checklist for Specific Notice to Parents of a Child Receiving Intervention.
Use these three additional resources to guide your development of parent notice/notification letters:
Resource for Student Evaluation Personnel Working in Schools Implementing Response to Intervention (RtI) (Revised)
Revised in 2018 to reflect legislation related to parental notice, this booklet provides information and tools related to RTI and special education, collaborating for effective interventions, and using data to make intervention decisions.
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Booklet that answers parents’ frequently asked questions about RTI.
Revised in 2018, this booklet answers parents’ frequently asked questions about Response to Interventio. This resource is written in Spanish.
Dispelling the Myth: Training in Education or Neuroscience Decreases but Does Not Eliminate Beliefs in Neuromyths
Neuromyths - myths about the brain - are often used to justify ineffective instructional strategies and teaching. Kelly Macdonald, Laura Germine, Alida Anderson, Joanna Christodoulou and Lauren M. McGrath's findings from this research "suggest that training in education and neuroscience can help reduce but does not eliminate belief in neuromyths."
"The two most commonly endorsed neuromyths across all groups were related to learning styles and dyslexia"