Reading

The VDOE Reading Network provides K-12 teachers with effective strategies to increase the reading achievement of students with disabilities.  Following are useful resources.

 

Virginia Department of Education English/Reading/Writing Resources
VDOE English/Reading/Writing Resources

 

TTACOnline Reading Resources Training Opportunities, and Events

Investigate TTACOnline.  To enter the site,  select your region on the Virginia map.  Select a tab at the top of the page to view VA Assessments, SOL Enhanced, Resources, Events or Online Training, and more.

Click here for TTAConline links:

Reading Resources

Online Training (i.e. The Five Essential Components of Reading ).

Events and conferences across Virginia and the nation.

 

Reading Sites of Interest

The Florida Center for Reading Research

Providing information about research-based practices related to literacy instruction and assessment for children in preschool through 12th grade.

Vaughn Gross Center for Reading

Online professional development dedicated to improving instruction for all students, especially struggling readers, English language learners, and special education students.

PALS Virginia Homepage

PALS  Virginia Activities, and resources.

Read/Write/Think

Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.

The Lexile Framework for Reading

Lexile measures are reported with the scores of students taking SOL reading tests in grades 3-8.  Instructional resources can be found at the Lexile.com website.  One helpful resource is the Find the Book feature.  You can access Find the Book at http://www.lexile.com/fab/.  Enter either a student Lexile score (from a recent SOL test), or the student’s current grade level.  Next, choose subject(s) of interest, and a tailor-made, leveled book list will be created for the student.

Math

The Math Network provides K-12 teachers with effective strategies to increase the mathematics achievement of students with disabilities.  Following are useful resources.

 

Virginia Department of Education Mathematics Resources

NEW!!! Tests and Sample Item Sets Released in Spring  2014  (Grade 3, Grade 4, and Grade 5)

VDOE Mathematics Resources

Algebra Readiness Inventory Curriculum Companion

Click  the Link to View a Web Tour of the ARI Curriculum Companion

Mathematics Word Wall Cards 

 

Investigate TTACOnline.  To enter the site,  select your region on the Virginia map.  Select a tab at the top of the page to view VA Assessments, SOL Enhanced, Resources, Events or Online Training, and more.

Click here for TTConline math resources:

Mathematics resources are searchable by category or disability area.

Online Mathematics Training

 

Additional Mathematics Sites of Interest

 

MathVIDS

NCTM Illuminations

Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Quantiles Framework Resources:

Quantiles Teacher Assistant and Quantiles Math Skills Database Search

Click the Link to View a Web Tour of the Quantiles Framework Tools

 

ESS+

The SOL Enhanced Scope and Sequence (ESS) was created by a team of general and special educators and VDOE personnel.  ESS provides teachers across the state with differentiated lessons that are aligned with the essential knowledge and skills found in the Curriculum Framework at VDOE.  The ESS is organized by content areas (i.e. Mathematics, English, History and Social Science, Science), and can be accessed at the Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning.

 

Virginia Department of Education Instructional Resources
The Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources

 

Math ESS Lessons

English ESS Lessons

Science and Social Studies ESS Lessons