Accommodations and Modifications



Section I: Introduction to Accommodations

  • Purpose of Accommodations
  • Accommodation Categories Used in Minnesota
  • Who May Receive an Accommodation?
  • Who is Responsible for Making Decisions Regarding Accommodations?
  • Selecting Appropriate Accommodations for Instruction and Assessment
  • Documenting the Use of an Accommodation
  • When Accommodations Conflict
  • Practices that are NOT Accommodations
  • Quiz #1

Section II: New Assessment Information for 2013-2014

  • New for 2013-2014
  • Quiz #2

Section III: Specific Accommodation Information based on Assessment Program and Student Population

  • Accountability Assessments for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), and Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMR)
  • May Modifications be Made for any Student Taking Minnesota Assessments?
  • Modified Assessments
  • Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS)
  • Title III Assessments for Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – Annual Measureable Achievement Objectives (AMAO)
  • Participation of Students with IEPs and 504 Plans
  • Participation of English Learners
  • Quiz #3

Section IV: Determining Accommodations and Modifications for the Classroom

  • Introduction to Classroom Accommodations
  • Accommodations to the Physical Environment
  • Accommodations for Organization
  • Accommodations to Instructional Materials
  • Accommodations during Classroom Testing
  • Accommodations to Instructional Method and Presentation
  • Accommodations to Curriculum
  • Accommodations to Homework
  • Introduction to Classroom Modifications
  • Examples of Modifications in the Classroom
  • Quiz #4

Section V: Differentiated Instruction

  • Introduction to Differentiated Instruction
  • Content
  • Process
  • Products
  • Learning Environment
  • Quiz #5