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NC Extended Content Standards

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2011 Extended Content Standards
The State Board of Education approved new Extended Content Standards based on the Common Core State Standards and the State Essential Standards in February and March of 2011. These will be operational for the 2012-13 school year. The new extended standards can be found on this webpage.

 

Training Supports

Summer Literacy Institute for Teachers of Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
This course is intended for teachers who develop curriculum and lessons based on the ExtendedContent Standards. It offers teacher 3 CEU’s if all five days are attended.

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce theoretical models and processes of literacy and their relationship to individuals with significant disabilities.
  2. To help professionals recognize oral and written language development in students with significant disabilities.
  3. To address the components of the North Carolina Extended Content Standards as they relate to literacy learning for students with significant disabilities.
  4. To describe a range of assessment and intervention strategies that address the emergent and conventional literacy needs of students with significant disabilities.
  5. To familiarize students with a range of technologies, and a variety of materials and classroom modifications, that support literacy learning and use by students with significant disabilities.
  6. To share a range of resources and strategies for continuing self-education as well as parent and professional support.

This training is offered in July and registration is open in the spring through the Exceptional Children
Summer Institute offerings.

 

Significant Cognitive Disability Foundations of Math
This course is intended for teachers who develop curriculum and lessons based on the Extended Content Standards. It offers teacher 3 CEU’s if all five days are attended.

Course Objectives:

  1. To help professionals recognize mathematical development in typically developing students andstudents with significant cognitive disabilities.
  2. To address the components of the North Carolina Extended Content Standards as they relate to mathematical learning for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
  3. To introduce theoretical models and processes of mathematics and their relationship to students with significant cognitive disabilities.
  4. To help professionals collect and use data to organize, plan, and set goals, and use a variety of assessment data throughout the year to evaluate progress.
  5. To familiarize participants with a range of technologies, and a variety of materials and classroom modifications, that support mathematics learning and use by students with significant cognitive disabilities.
  6. To share a range of resources and strategies for continuing self-education as well as parent and professional support.

The training for this course is a blended model of adult learning which includes three face-to-face days and the equivalent of two days (12 hours) of online reading and activities. This training is offered during the school year.

 

Initial Regional Training on the Extended Content Standards

Course Objectives:

  1. To become familiar with changes in the State Standards
  2. To understand the process of development for Standards
  3. To become familiar with the changes in the Extended Content Standards
  4. To become familiar with the Instructional Support Tools

Please access the PDF to view the training materials.

 

Extended Content Standards PLC Guide

 

Early Communication Development

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