Developing Quality IEPs

Developing Quality IEPs : A Case-Based Tutorial (CD-ROM)

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Appropriate as a supplement to any special education course where an emphasis is placed on writing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).Developing Quality IEPs: A Case-Based Tutorial is a CD-ROM structured to walk general and special education teachers through the development of IEPs and the criteria necessary to assess their quality. Part One helps to answer questions that lay a foundation for creating an IEP, such as: What is an IEP, why is it required by law and what are the components identified by IDEA that should be included in an IEP. In Part Two, students can complete a tutorial on how to identify a student's "Present Level of Performance" (PLOP). In Part Three, students can create the essential components of an IEP for six different children of differing ages and abilities. Step-by-step instruction and sample answers are provided for both tutorials to aid in the process. Finally, in Part Four are a variety of resources including articles, IEP forms, weblinks and an IEP checklist. Users have the ability to print out their answers to submit for an assignment or to keep as a reference. This CD-ROM is a valuable and essential resource for any teacher working with special needs more

Product details

  • CD-ROM
  • 203.2 x 271.8 x 12.7mm | 68.04g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130894796
  • 9780130894793

Table of contents

PART I. 1. What is an IEP? 2. Why is an IEP Required by Law? 3. What Process Identifies Students for Special Education? 4. Who Creates an IEP? 5. Who Should Be the IEP Team Coordinator? 6. How Should Parents be Encouraged to Participate? 7. What are the Goals of the IEP Team? 8. What Information Do IEP Team Members Need to Reach Their Goals? 9. What Components Make Up IEPs? 10. How Does an IEP Cover Transition Issues for Older Students? PART II. Tutorial Number 1: Determining a Student's Present Level of Performance. PART III. Tutorial Number 2: Developing Effective IEPs. PART IV. Resources. Checklists. Articles. Blank IEP Forms. Tips and Guidelines. Web more