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Multi-tiered Support Systems and Special Education Models for English Learners
Education Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Julie Esparza Brown, Portland State University
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  • Special education -- Study and teaching (Early childhood),
  • Children with disabilities -- Education (Early childhood)
This workshop provided participants with the opportunity to: Examine the unique factors in EL students’ background and make appropriate adjustments to instruction and interventions. Choose screening and progress monitoring tools with demonstrated reliability and validity for ELs. Make decisions on appropriate growth for each EL student in consideration of their unique contexts. Determine appropriate language of intervention in English‐only and all bilingual program models (early‐exit to dual language). Apply a framework for least biased assessment in Tier 3 that systematically considers the cultural loading and linguistic demand of assessments.

This workshop was presented at Council for Exceptional Children Philadelphia, PA on April 9, 2014.

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Julie Esparza Brown. "Multi-tiered Support Systems and Special Education Models for English Learners" (2014)
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