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Latest news as of December 3, 2004.

The final exam had a reliability of 0.82 and there were three return items. These return items boosted the class average from 86% to over 90%. No one scored less than a B.

If you want a copy of the Fall '04 syllabus, click here.

Click here to see the rubric for the unit evaluation.

Click here to see a copy of the rubric being used to assess the "microteaches" of expository lessons with adaptations for mentally retarded.

Click here to see a copy of the rubric being used to assess the "microteaches" of demonstration lessons with adaptations for mentally retarded.

Click here to see a copy of the rubric being used to assess the "microteaches" of discovery/inquiry lessons with adaptations for mentally retarded.

Click here to see a copy of the rubric being used to assess the "microteaches" of individualized lessons with adaptations for mentally retarded. As the term "individualized" is being used here, it is close to being "programmed" instruction.

Some information about the course:

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Links to Sites Related to Mental Retardation

American Association on Mental Retardation
Cognitive Disabilities
Formerly the Association for Retarded Citizens
Best Buddies International
Developmental Disabilities Centre Home Page
Intellectual Disability Information Service
Overview of mental retardation
Legal issues affecting special education
Child Abuse
Theories of Intelligence and How They Relate to Retardation
EDFD6313 Philosophies of Education
EDFD6313 Bloom's Taxonomy by Beth Hutchinson
How instruction naturally falls into four modes; how and when to use each
Considerations for the IEP meeting
EDFD6313 and ELED6803 Indicators of need for curriculum revision or development or for a change in a student's IEP
EDFD6313 and ELED 6803 The Curriculum Development Cycle
ELED6803 Trends in Instruction
ELED6803 Tying learning theory and brain research together
EDFD6313 & ELED6803 Leadership Skills in curriculum development
http://www.iriscenter.com/resources.html
http://www.nctm.org
http://www.k8accesscenter.org/training_resources/math.asp
http://www.webmath.com
Intellimathics -  http://www.intellitools.com
Create a Graph - http://www.nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics --  http://www.matti.usus.edu/nlvm/nav/vlibraray.html
Martindale's Calculators on_lline Center -- http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html
Arkansas Plan for Special Education Regulations

Making collaboration work: http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/resource_infoBrief/ncset_org_publications_issue_NCSETIssueBrief_2_1_pdf.html

Student work

Down Syndrome Arkansas History Unit with adaptations
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Etiology Mercury
Music Unit with Modifications Shapes Unit with Modifications
First Grade Reading (Word Recognition) Beauty of Poetry Unit
Phenylkenonuria Power Point Drug Use and Mental Retardation
Learning Japanese (ESL) Unit Poverty and Mental Retardation

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