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Each year, the TASH Conference strengthens the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world. This year’s conference theme, “Gateway to Equity,” explores inclusive communities, schools, and workplaces that support people with disabilities, including those with complex support needs, in living a fair, just, and balanced life. Return to TASH website.
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Thursday, December 1 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Practice Makes Perfect: How do teachers use evidence-based practices to inform instruction LIMITED

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This innovative survey asked the special education teachers in Tennessee questions regarding their training in and use of instructional practices. Respondents reported their frequency of use and access to training/materials for 27 practices. Respondents rated factors involved in their decision to use or not use an instructional practice (e.g., reliance on personal feelings versus all stakeholders priorities). Additionally, respondents indicated the level of importance and preparedness they felt instructing in various school subjects. The results of the survey are intended to guide training opportunities to improve teacher knowledge in promoting and executing high quality instruction for all students with disabilities in inclusive schools and communities.. Ÿ?? Participants will learn the types of practices reportedly in use by special education teachers. Ÿ?? Participants will explore the various factors that teachers use in making instructional decisions. Ÿ?? Participants will discuss the use of evidence-based practices and the importance of high quality instruction in promoting inclusive learning for students with disabilities.

Thursday December 1, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm CST
Illinois Central 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103