1. Access to the General Curriculum: Why it is More Important Than Ever Before
The IDEA and Access to the General Curriculum
The No Child Left Behind Act
The Link Between "Standards" and "Curriculum"
A New Way to Think About Special Education
2. The Nature of Curriculum
Multiple Types of Curriculum
The Core Elements of Curriculum
What is the Purpose of Curriculum?
Curriculum Involves a Domain
Finding the General Curriculum
3. The Learning-Teaching Connection
Learning Research and Implications for Teaching
Help Students Develop Meaningful Patterns of Information
Teach to Improve Your Student's Memory
Help Students Attend to What You Want Them to Learn
Make Effective Use of Practice
Make Effective Use of Scaffolding
Help Students Manage Their Own Learning
Teach for Transfer and Generalization
The Learning-Teaching Connection
4. Assessment That Supports Access to the General Curriculum
Assessment and Decision-Making
What Will Typical Students Be Expected to Do During the Timeframe Addressed by the IEP
What is the Student's Present Level of Performance in the General Curriculum?
In What Ways is the Student's Disability Impacting Performance?
Is the Student Making Progress in the General Education Curriculum?
5. Access to Curriculum and the Individual Education Program
Curriculum Access on a Continuum
Universal Design for Learning
Multiple Means of Representation
Accommodations and Modifications and Assessment
Special Education and Related Services
6. A Decision-Making Process for Creating IEPs That Lead to Curriculum Access
Step 1: Instructional Assessment
Step 2: Choosing the Standards and Identifying Supports
Step 3: Creating IEP Goals, Objectives, and Benchmarks
The Relationship Between Objectives and Benchmarks