“High-leverage practices in special education reflect new research on the effective methods that help struggling learners succeed (CEEDAR, 2017).”
The downloadable online guide is packed with activities for engaging teachers to learn how high-leverage practices (HLPs) can enhance student learning.
High-leverage practices can improve instruction and result in better outcomes for students who struggle, including students with disabilities. Teachers who master these practices can engage in complex instructional practice and collaborations. This guide will support leaders as they design professional development opportunities to introduce high-leverage practices in special education and encourage conversations about their use. The tools can be used many ways; at staff meetings, professional learning community meetings, or with teacher pairs, to name a few. Here are some examples.
Purpose: This activity is used to introduce participants to the many features of the High-Leverage Practices website.
Purpose: This activity can be used to engage participants in thinking about what they know, what they think they know, and what they want to know about high-leverage practices.
Purpose: This tool provides an opportunity to reflect on one’s current use of high-leverage practices. Use this activity to identify a high-leverage practice you would like to explore in relation to your current practice.
Lending Library Items:
High Leverage Practices in Special Education (CEEDAR, 2017). Administrators: Request a copy to be mailed to you here.
High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms (McLeskey, Maheady, Billingsley, Brownell, Lewis, 2019)