Evidenced-Based Practices; In Search of Scientifically-Based Classroom Practices; Check In Check Out; Math Success; Evidence-based Practice in ECSE; Evidenced-based Practice: Autism; Assitive Technology: Making an Informed Decision.

Collaborative School Culture and Effective Inclusive Practices; Our Responsibility; Supporting Inclusive Practices; Universal Design for Learning; Inclusion Resources for ECSE; Including Students with SD.

Assessment to Inform Instruction; The GPS of Effective Teaching; Using Data to Inform and Support; Assessing Student Need for AT; Authentic Assessment in EC; A Review of Data Collection.

Teaching Writing

Nonlinguistic Representation

Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition

Research-Based Instructional Strategies

Instructional Strategies – Recognizing Similarities and Differences

Observation, Inquiry, and Investigation: Action-Based Science; Read About Science; Teacher Behaviors that Support Inquiry-based Learning; Science and the Document Camera; Science in the EC Classroom; The Art of Teaching Science.

A Reason for Math Reasoning; Using Response Cards; Making Math FUNctional; Creating Meaning in Math; Algebra in Preschool?; Visit the Math Playground.

Meet the Challenge of Challenging Behavior; Behavior…A Three-Tiered Approach; Behavior is Communicative; Behavioral Considerations for Students with ID; Social Emotional Environment in ECSE.

Reading for ALL Students; reading and Behavior; Literacy Development of Students with ASD; Reading in the Spotlight; Literacy Instruction for Students with SD; Literacy in the EC Classroom.

News You Can Use: Standards-based IEP’s: Grade Level Math Standards; Behavior: How Do We Measure Up?; Using Reinforcement to Engage Children with ASD; Making Sense of a Curriculum Framework; Academic Standards or Functional Skills?; Organizing the Writing Process

From Research to Practice: News You Can Use: Math Problem Solving Skills; Re-channeling Student Behavior; Using Naturalistic Interventions; Writing Standards-based IEP’s in Preschool; Using Switches; Assistive Technology Supports for Nonverbal Students.

From Research to Practice: News You Can Use: Strategic Readers; Self-Monitoring; Peer Mediated Instruction; Making Feelings Fun in Preschool; Thematic Teaching; Electronic Books.

From Research to Practice: Structured Comprehension Strategies; Developing a Comprehensive Plan for Supporting Behavior; Nonliguistic Representations; Blending Best Practices in ECSE; VAAP and Writing ASOL’s.

Summer Professional Development Opportunities; Instructional Planning; Conditioned Reinforcement; What to say When they Play; Make Writing Exciting; Considering AT?

Resources for Supporting Math Achievement; Meaningful Team Meetings; Producing Effective Learning; Tools to Encourage Play; Brain Breaks; Using a SmartPen.

Making Meaning Out of Data; Use of Applications on the iPad; Using a Zone Defense in Preschool; Literacy Across the Content Area; Mathematic Representations.

Applying Research to Your Classroom: Word Study Supports; Using Routines and Procedures; Motivation and Reinforcement; Embedded Instruction; The Right to Write; The impact of AAC.

News You Can Use: the Exit Slip Strategy; A Picture is Worth a Thousand Thoughts; Pulling the Pieces Together; Free Resources to Support Early Literacy; Let’s Get Published; Google Tools for Reading.
News You Can Use; Using Math Performance Tasks to Inform Instruction; Strategies to Support Students with Asperger’s Syndrome; Making Books Accessible for All Children; Reading Aloud is Allowed; QR Codes Can Help Reading Ability.

News You Can Use; Hands On Numberlines that Develop “In the Head” Number Sense; Stick to the FACTS…One Component of a Brief Functional Behavior Assessment; Self-Management for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Developing Early Literacy Skills Using Environmental Print; Write On! Writing Instruction Strategies for Students with Intellectual Disabilities; Virtual TechKnowledgy 2012.

September/October 2012

T-TAC ODU Services are Available to You and Your Colleagues; Invitation to Read: A Classroom that Supports Reading for Every Student; Responding to Problem Behavior and Maintaining a Positive Learning Environment:  A Balanced Equation for Classroom Management; Assessing Your Students and Identifying Objectives Using The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program; Developing Early Literacy Skills through Shared-Reading; Literacy Instruction Strategies for Students with Intellectual Disabilities; A New Way of Learning Assistive Technology and More!


April/May/June 2014

To See It is to Understand It!; Check out the UPS of Problem Solving; Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS):  Exploring a Systemic Approach to Supporting Student Behavior; National Professional Development Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders Releases New List of Evidence-based Practices; Using Child Outcomes as a Framework for IEP Development; Writing Across the Content Areas; eBooks Can Improve Phonological Awareness Skills, Alphabetic Knowledge, and Vocabulary Development.

One Small Thing Can Make a big Difference; Just the Facts About Nonfiction; Building Capacity one Practice at a Time: Supporting Students with Emotional Disabilities; ABA Meets ACC; Math in Preschool: Powered by Play; Meaningful Writing Prompts.
Knowing for Sure that Students are Learning; Learning is Essential:  Resources for Providing Students Access to Quality Math Instruction; An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure; Check Your Schedule!  Why your Visual Schedule may not be Working in Your Classroom; Marks and Scribbles: Encouraging Writing in Early Childhood; The Choice is Theirs: Allowing Students to Select Texts; AT and Literacy.
Teachers Share Reading Comprehension strategies in Video Mini-Lessons; Read aloud, Think Aloud, and Write Aloud to Build Confident and Independent Writers; Choosing Responses to Support a Change in Student Behavior: What Are You Thinking?; Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism in the Inclusive Setting; Achieving Positive Outcomes through Meaningful Instruction; Writing Opportunities: Finding Your Student’s Pencil; AT Tools for Writing.