Book Covers: Social and Emotional Learning in the classroom and the Social Skills Picture Book

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Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom
by Kenneth W. Merrell and Barbara A. Gueldner

The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion and Communication to Children with Autism
by Jed Baker, Ph. D

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The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers
by Jennifer Serravallo

The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writer
by Jennifer Serravallo

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Educating Students with Intellectual Disability & Autism Spectrum Disorder: Book 1 - 4
by Jordan C. Shurr, Bree A. Jimenez, Emily C. Bouck

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Book Covers: Working with families of Young Children with Special Needs and Families and Educators Together

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Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs
Editors Karen R. Harris, Steve Graham and R. A. McWilliams

Families & Educator Together: Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children
by Derry Koralek, Karen Nemeth, Kelly Ramsey

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Book Covers for Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children by  Julie Nicholson, Linda Perez and Julie Kurtz and Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Your Guide to Creating Safe, Supportive Learning Environments for All Students By Jen Alexander

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Building Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Your Guide to Creating Safe, Supportive Learning Environments for All Students
By Jen Alexander

Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators
by Julie Nicholson, Linda Perez and Julie Kurtz

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Book Covers for Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers &  Robert E. Probst  and Measurement of Engagement, Independence, and Social Relationships ( MEISR) Manual and protocols By R.A. McWilliam, Ph.D., Naomi O. Younggren, Ph.D.

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Measurement of Engagement, Independence, and Social Relationships (MEISR) 
By R.A. McWilliam, Ph.D., Naomi O. Younggren, Ph.D.

Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters
by Kylene Beers & Robert E. Probst

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Book Covers for Critical Conversations in Co-Teaching: A Problem-Solving Approach by  Carrie Chapman and Cate Hart Hyatt and Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education by  Marjorie J. Kostelnik, Annie K.Soderman, Alice Phipps Whiren, Michelle L. Rupiper

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Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early Childhood Education
by Marjorie J. Kostelnik, Annie K.Soderman, Alice Phipps Whiren, Michelle L. Rupiper

Critical Conversations in Co-Teaching: A Problem-Solving Approach
by Carrie Chapman and Cate Hart Hyatt

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Book Covers:Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals,  Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms and Antiracist Baby

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Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals
By Sylvia K. Fisher, Jeffery M. Poirier, Gary M. Blau

Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
by Iheoma U. Iruka, Stephanie M. Curenton, Tonia R. Durden, Kerry-Ann Escayg

Antiracist Baby
by Ibram X. Kendi

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Book Covers: Teaching in the Online Classroom:  Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal,  #All In:  18 Ways to Create Virtual Classrooms and v

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#All In: 18 Ways to Create Virtual Classrooms
by Paula Kluth

The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders: Leading for Engagement & Impact in Any Setting
by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Dominique Smith, John Hattie

Teaching in the Online Classroom: Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal
by Doug Lemov

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Book Covers of Teaching Dual Language Learners, Responding to Student Trauma and Disruptive Thinking

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Teaching Dual Language Learners: What Early Childhood Educators Need to Know
by Lisa M. Lopez and Mariela M. Paez

Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis
by Stephanie Filio, M.Ed

Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters
by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst

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Book Covers: Critical Conversations in Co-Teaching: A Problem-Solving Approach , ,The Assessment Playbook for Distance  & Blended Learning: Measuring Student Learning in Any Setting  And Assessing Impact: Evaluating Professional Learning

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The Assessment Playbook for Distance  & Blended Learning: Measuring Student Learning in Any Setting
by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Vince Bustamante and John Hattie

Assessing Impact: Evaluating Professional Learning
by Joellen Killion

Critical Conversations in Co-Teaching: A Problem-Solving Approach
by  Carrie Chapman and Cate Hart Hyatt 

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COVID-19 updates and resources

In response to COVID-19, VDOE T/TAC at VCU is currently operating on a reduced schedule with most employees working from home. To schedule a virtual office hour session with our staff, complete a request form.

For additional updates and guidance, visit together.vcu.edu or the VDOE T/TAC COVID-19 resources page

Support for teachers of students with disabilities 

VDOE's T/TAC at VCU links people and resources to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities.

Learn more about VDOE's T/TAC at VCU

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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

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

Early childhood

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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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.