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Virginia Literacy Act

Virginia Literacy Act; early student literacy; evidence-based literacy instruction; science-based reading research was passed into law during the 2022 General Assembly session. Full implementation of the law will begin during the 2024-25 school year. Contact VCU’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) for resources and information regarding evidence-based instruction and reading research.

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Students with behavior difficulties can sometimes challenge even the most seasoned teacher. Meaningful Work: Changing student behavior with school jobs offers educators a guide to help change student behaviors with school jobs. The text merges two topics, positive behavior supports and transition, emphasizing strategies for grades K-6. Transition skills can begin as early as elementary school and continue through high school. If you want a FREE copy for your toolbox, contact LaTonja Wright at wrightly2@vcu.edu.

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Seven Steps for Developing a Proactive Schoolwide Discipline Plan: A Guide for Principals and Leadership Teams

by Geoffrey T. Colvin 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

 

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The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior

by Beth Baker M.S.Ed. and Char Ryan Ph.D.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

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Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

by Mahzarin R. R. Banaji & Anthony G. Greenwald 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

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New Math Materials in Our Lending Library

Classroom-Ready Rich Math Tasks, Grades K-1: Engaging Students in Doing Math
by Beth McCord Kobett , Francis M. Fennell, et al.

Classroom-Ready Rich Math Tasks, Grades 2-3: Engaging Students in Doing Math
by Beth McCord Kobett , Francis M. Fennell, et al

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New Transition Materials in Our Lending Library

Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities 4th Edition
by Robert Flexe, et al.

Your Complete Guide to Transition Planning and Services 1st Edition
by Mary E. Morningstar Ph.D. et al.

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New Literacy Materials in Our Library

How to Teach Spelling
by Laura Toby Rudginsky & Elizabeth C. Haskell 

Improving Reading: Strategies, Resources, and Common Core Connections
by Jerry Johns and Susan Lenski

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New Materials Available in Our Lending Library

High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms 
Edited by James McLeskey, Lawrence Maheady, Bonnie Billingsley, Mary T. Brownell, Timothy J Lewis

Specialty-designed Instruction Increasing Success for Students with Disabilities
By Anne M. Beninghof

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New Materials Available in Our Lending Library

Six Shifts to Improve Special Education and Other Interventions
By Nathan Levenson

Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators 
By Elena Aguilar

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New Materials Available in Our Lending Library

Figuring Out Fluency - Multiplication and Division With Fractions and Decimals: A Classroom Companion 
By Jennifer M. Bay-Williams

Figuring Out Fluency - Addition and Subtraction With Fractions and Decimals: A Classroom Companion 
by Jennifer M. Bay-Williams

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2022 Virginia Assistive Technology, Tools, and Strategies (VATTS)

The 2022 Virginia Assistive Technology, Tools, and Strategies (VATTS): Considerations and Assessment Guidance Document, Consideration Guide and Resource Guide are now available. These resources replace the previous versions of the AT Consideration and Resource Guide.

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"How!" is not the way American Indians say 'Hello'


For more information regarding American Indians in children's literature, please visit the AICL website.
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T/TAC

The Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a variety of services tailored to assist personnel in schools, interagency coordinating councils and state-operated programs in Superintendent’s Regions 1 and 8. The VDOE T/TAC is a part of the statewide network of T/TACs across Virginia and a participating member of the online community T/TAC Online. VDOE's T/TAC at VCU is also a part of the Partnership for People with Disabilities, a member of the National University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the VCU School of Education.

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Assistive technology

Support for the development and ongoing growth of assistive technology teams

Autism spectrum disorder

Tools for educators, administrators and parents working to improve services for students with ASD

Behavior

Support for school personnel and service providers to meet the behavioral needs of children and youth with disabilities

Early childhood special education

Evidence-based practices used in the field of early intervention, early childhood education and early childhood special education

Inclusive practice

Ways in which students with disabilities may access the general education curriculum in their school

Intellectual disabilities

Strategies for promoting meaningful instruction and post-school outcomes for people with intellectual disabilities

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