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        • Anchored Instruction to Teach Math - Description

          This is an evidence-based practice based on three methodologically sound group with random assignment studies, one group-experimental study that did not adhere to all required quality indicators (i.e., reporting multiple measures to provide a balance between measure closely aligned with the intervention and measures of generalized performance), and two group-pre-experimental studies across 602 students with disabilities.  

          This is also an evidence-based practice for (a) students with learning disabilities based on three methodologically sound group, random assignment studies across 127 students with learning disabilities, (b) students with mild intellectual disability based on two methodologically sound group, random assignment studies across 138 students with mild intellectual disability, and (c) students with other health impairment based on two methodologically sound group, random assignment studies across 174 students with other health impairment. 

          • Anchored Instruction to Teach Mathematical Problem Solving - Lesson

            This Lesson Plan for teaching students to compute fractions and solve both word- and contextualized- problems.

        • Graphic Organizers to Teach Reading Comprehension - Description

          This Practice Description is an Evidence-Based Practice based on 5 acceptable group experimental, 1 high quality group experimental, and 3 acceptable single-case studies

          • Graphic Organizer - Reading - Lesson1 - Expository Text

            This Lesson Plan is to teach comprehension of expository text using a graphic organizer. 

          • Graphic Organizer - Reading - Lesson2 - Story

            This Lesson Plan is to teach comprehension of a story using a story map (graphic organizer). 

        • Graphic Organizers to Teach Science

          This Practice Description is an Evidence-based Practice based on three methodologically sound group experimental studies with random assignment across 130 participants with disabilities and two methodologically sound single-subject studies across six participants with disabilities. This is also an evidence-based practice for students with learning disabilities based on three methodologically sound group experimental studies with random assignment across 130 participants with learning disabilities. 

          • Graphic Organizer - Science Content - Lesson

            Lesson plan to teach mastery of science content using a graphic organizer. Example is for lesson on photosynthesis.

        • Mnemonics to Teach Mathematical Problem Solving - Description

          This Practice Description is an Evidence-based Practice based on one methodologically sound experimental study across 57 students with disabilities, and three methodologically sound single-subject studies across eighteen students with disabilities. This is also an evidence-based practice for students with learning disabilities based on one methodologically sound experimental study across 57 students with learning disabilities and three methodologically sound single-subject studies across twelve students with learning disabilities. 

          • Mnemonics - Math - First - Problem Solving - Lesson

            This Lesson Plan is for teaching students to use the mnemonic device called the SOLVE Strategy, to teach mathematical problem solving skills.

          • Mnemonics - Math - Fractions - Lesson1

            Lesson plan to teach phase two of the LAP mnemonic for addition and substraction of fractions. 

          • Mnemonics - Math - Fractions - Lesson2

            Lesson plan to teach the Look Ask Pick mnemonic strategy for addition and subtraction of fractions. 

          • Mnemonics - Math - Fractions - Lesson3

            Lesson plan to teach phase three of the LAP mnemonic strategy for addition and subtraction of fractions. 

        • Strategy Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension - Description

          Practice description for Using Strategy Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension.  NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Strategy Instruction - Reading Comprehension - Lesson

            Lesson plan for RAP strategy to teach reading comprehension skill.

        • Strategy Instruction to Teach Math - Description

          Practice description for using strategy to teach math.  NTACT

          • Self-Regulated Strategy Instruction to Solve Multiple Step Equations - Lesson

            Lesson plan for teaching students how to solve and check multiple step math equations. 

        • Time Delay to Teach Science Skills - Description

          This Practice Description is an Evidence Based Practice based on six acceptable qaulity single-case studies.

          • Teaching Safety Skills - Lesson

            This lesson plan is to teach students how to recognize key words and their corresponding definitions from product warning labels.

        • Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction - Goal Attainment - Description

          Practice description for Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction to increase goal attainment.

          • Using SDLMI to Teach Goal Setting and Problem-Solving - Lesson

            Lesson Plan to teach students to set goals, make a plan for achieving them, and adjust their plan as needed.

        • Published Curricula - Student Focused Planning - Description

          Practice description for using published curricula to teach student involvement in the IEP planning process. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson1 - SAS1

            Lesson plan to increase student participation in the IEP meeting using the Self-Advocacy Strategy (VanReusen. Deshler, & Schumaker, 1989)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson2 - SAS2

            Lesson plan to teach student involvement in the IEP meeting using an interactive multimedia version of the Self-Advocacy Strategy (Lancaster, Schumaker, & Deshler, 2002)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson3 - SAS3

            Lesson plan to teach IEP participation using the Self-Advocacy Strategy (VanReusen & Bos, 1994)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson4 - SD IEP

            Lesson plan to teach student involvement in the IEP planning process using the SD IEP curriculum (Allen et al., 2002)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson5 - Person Centered Planning

            Lesson plan to increase IEP participation using Person Centered Planning (Miner & Bates, 1997)

        • Simulation - Social Skills - Lesson1

          This Lesson Plan is to teach students vocational social skills.

        • Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction - Goal Attainment - Description

          Practice description for Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction to increase goal attainment. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Using SDLMI to Teach Goal Setting and Problem-Solving - Lesson

            Lesson Plan to teach students to set goals, make a plan for achieving them, and adjust their plan as needed.

        • Published Curricula - Student Focused Planning - Description

          Practice description for using published curricula to teach student involvement in the IEP planning process. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson1 - SAS1

            Lesson plan to increase student participation in the IEP meeting using the Self-Advocacy Strategy (VanReusen. Deshler, & Schumaker, 1989)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson2 - SAS2

            Lesson plan to teach student involvement in the IEP meeting using an interactive multimedia version of the Self-Advocacy Strategy (Lancaster, Schumaker, & Deshler, 2002)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson3 - SAS3

            Lesson plan to teach IEP participation using the Self-Advocacy Strategy (VanReusen & Bos, 1994)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson4 - SD IEP

            Lesson plan to teach student involvement in the IEP planning process using the SD IEP curriculum (Allen et al., 2002)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson5 - Person Centered Planning

            Lesson plan to increase IEP participation using Person Centered Planning (Miner & Bates, 1997)

        • Constant Time Delay - Food Preparation and Cooking Skills - Description

          Practice description for constant time delay to teach food preparation skills. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Constant Time Delay - Food Preparation and Cooking Skills - Lesson

            Lesson plan to teach making a sandwich using constant time delay (Bozkurt & Gursel, 2005)

        • Least to Most Prompting - Functional Life Skills - Description

          Practice description for using least to most promoting to teach functional life skills. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Least to Most Prompting - Functional Life Skills - Lesson1

            Lesson plan to teach meal planning using a least to most prompting system (Arnold-Reid,Schloss, & Alper, 1997)
             

          • Least to Most Prompting - Functional Life Skills - Lesson2

            Lesson plan to teach using a cell phone when lost using a least to most prompting system (Taber, Alberto, Hughes, & Seltzer, 2003)

          • Least to Most Prompting - Functional Life Skills - Lesson3

            Lesson plan to teach using a cell phone when lost using a least to most prompting system (Taber, Alberto, Hughes, & Seltzer, 2002)

          • Least to Most Prompting - Functional Life Skills - Lesson4

            Lesson plan to teach laundry skills using a least to most prompting system (Taylor, Collins, Schuster, & Kleinart, 2002)

        • Response Prompting - Food Preparation Skills - Description

          Practice description for response prompting to teach food preparation skills. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Response Prompting with Technology - Food Preparation and Cooking Skills-Lesson2

            Lesson plan to teach baking a cake in the microwave using response prompts (Trask-Tyler, Grossi, & Heward, 1994)

        • Response Prompting - Home Maintenance Skills - Description

          Practice description for response prompting to teach home maintenance skills. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Response Prompting - Home Maintenance Skills - Lesson1

            Lesson plan to teach cleaning and laundry skills using response prompting (Cuvo, Davis, O'Reilly, Mooney, & Crowley, 1992)

          • Response Prompting - Home Maintenance Skills - Lesson2

            Lesson plan to teach various home maintenance skills using response prompting with a Digivox (Mechling & Gast, 1997)

          • Response Prompting - Home Maintenance Skills - Lesson3

            Lesson plan to teach laundry skills using response prompting (Taylor, Collins, Schuster, & Kleinart, 2002)

        • Simulations - Purchasing Skills - Description

          Practice description for simulation to teach purchasing skills. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Simulations - Purchasing Skills - Lesson1 - ATM

            Lesson plan to teach withdrawing from an ATM using simulation (Cihak, Alberto, Kessler, & Taber, 2004)

          • Simulations - Purchasing Skills - Lesson2 - Grocery

            Lesson plan to teach grocery shopping using simulation (Mechling, Gast, & Langone, 2002)

        • Video Modeling - Food Preparation and Cooking Skills - Description

          This is an evidence-based practice based on six methodologically sound single-subject studies across 23 participants with disabilities. This is also a research-based practice for students with moderate intellectual disability based on four methodologically sound single-subject studies across 17 participants with moderate intellectual disability; as well as, a research-based practice for students with autism based on two methodologically sound single-subject studies across six participants with autism.

          • Video Modeling - Food Preparation and Cooking Skills - Lesson1 - Cooking

            Lesson plan to teach cooking using video modeling (Mechling & Stephens, 2009)

          • Video Modeling - Food Preparation and Cooking Skills - Lesson2 - Kitchen Safety and Cooking

            Lesson plan to teach fire safety in the kitchen and cooking using video modeling (Mechling, Gast, & Gustofson, 2009)

        • Video Modeling - Home Maintenance Skills - Description

          This is an Evidence Based Practice based on eight methodologically sound single-subject studies across 31 participants. This is also an Evidence Based Practice for students with moderate intellectual disability based on six methodologically sound single-subject studies across 20 participants with moderate intellectual disability. In addition, this is a research-based practice for students with autism based on four methodologically sound single-subject studies across six participants with autism. 

          • Video Modeling - Home Maintenance Skills - Lesson1 - Cooking

            Lesson plan to teach cooking using video modeling (Mechling & Stephens, 2009)

          • Video Modeling - Home Maintenance Skills - Lesson2 - Safety

            Lesson plan to teach fire safety in the kitchen and cooking using video modeling (Mechling, Gast, & Gustofson, 2009)

        • Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction - Goal Attainment - Description

          Practice description for Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction to increase goal attainment. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Using SDLMI to Teach Goal Setting and Problem-Solving - Lesson

            Lesson Plan to teach students to set goals, make a plan for achieving them, and adjust their plan as needed.

        • Published Curricula - Student Focused Planning - Description

          Practice description for using published curricula to teach student involvement in the IEP planning process. NSTTAC/NTACT

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson1 - SAS1

            Lesson plan to increase student participation in the IEP meeting using the Self-Advocacy Strategy (VanReusen. Deshler, & Schumaker, 1989)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson2 - SAS2

            Lesson plan to teach student involvement in the IEP meeting using an interactive multimedia version of the Self-Advocacy Strategy (Lancaster, Schumaker, & Deshler, 2002)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson3 - SAS3

            Lesson plan to teach IEP participation using the Self-Advocacy Strategy (VanReusen & Bos, 1994)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson4 - SD IEP

            Lesson plan to teach student involvement in the IEP planning process using the SD IEP curriculum (Allen et al., 2002)

          • Published Curriculum - Student Focused Planning - Lesson5 - Person Centered Planning

            Lesson plan to increase IEP participation using Person Centered Planning (Miner & Bates, 1997)