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Anne Benninghof Specially Designed Instruction
Word Problems? No Problem!

Strategies to build problem-solving skills. Videos provide strategies, tips and instructional practices beneficial to students with disabilities and struggling learners schema-based problem solving.


Elementary: Stephanie Morano, Assistant Professor Special Education Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education at University of Virginia

Secondary:   Sarah R. Powell, Associate Professor in the Department of Education at University of Texas at Austin 

Co-Teaching/Co-Planning Videos and Resources

Recorded presentations and resources on Co-teaching, co-planning, co-assessing,  social/emotional learning.

Power Tools: IEP Planning and Specially Designed Instruction

Every new school year brings the opportunity to reflect and look forward. If organization, data collection, and designing specialized instruction for your students with disabilities are a challenge for you, search no more. We have two resources that will help in all these areas.

Dyslexia: A Deeper Understanding

This online learning experience provides information around topics related to dyslexia:

  • Virginia Legislation Related to Dyslexia and Reading
  • Definition of Dyslexia within the Administrative Code of Virginia and the International Dyslexia Association
  • Prevalence and Characteristics of Dyslexia
  • Assessment and Progress Monitoring
  • Instruction Examining the Five Components of Reading         
  • Social Emotional Impact of Dyslexia
  • Accommodations and Assistive Technology
Multisensory Structured Language Instruction and Teaching Series

This module will explore the components of the basic structure of the English language and multisensory strategies to deliver instruction.  You will find introductory slides that explain this approach, links to documents and reports, and video clips to demonstrate and support your use of the approach being presented.

Equipped for Reading Success Asynchronous Book Study

Books are available for checkout from the TTAC William & Mary Library. A complete program for training phonemic awareness. Research has shown that contrary to our intuitions, phonemic awareness is important for remembering the words we read (sight-word recognition), not just for developing phonic decoding skills. 

A Deeper Dive Into Literacy 

Each 30 minute video explores a literacy concept through its research base or the why, and then learn the how, instruction, necessary to put it into practice. We, as educators, need to understand the why of research and then the how to operationalize the research within our teaching practice.

How to Provide a Virtual Orton Gillingham or Structured Literacy Lesson
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