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5 Tips for Creating Independent Activities Aligned With the Common Core State Standards

Jun 26, 2013 -- 10:55 am
Teaching Exceptional Children, July/August 2013, pages 6-15.

"Promoting independence in all students is an important past of education. It can be difficult however, to identify meaningful tasks that students with moderate to severe disabilities can complete with full independence. Incorporating visual supports into a student's independent work provides students with an opportunity to practice previously mastered skills. " this article does a great job of showing how independent work tasks can correspond to the Common Core Standards or as we in Kansas call the them the "Kansas College and Career Readiness Standards" Make sure that you read this article in the most recent edition of Teaching the Exceptional Child. If need be borrow a copy!!

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