How to "TRAP" Information: A Reading Comprehension Strategy for Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
We founded TeachTown with one clear mission: To measurably improve the academic, behavioral and adaptive functioning of students with disabilities. Teachers, parents and clinicians need proven tools and strategies that can help them meet educational goals and increase every child’s intellectual and social functioning.
TeachTown is committed to research and evidence-based practices with an exclusive focus on serving the needs of students with moderate to severe disabilities, including:
- Students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
- Students with intellectual disabilities or
Education Modified is an award-winning, fully customizable special ed platform that brings the essential information contained in the IEP to the forefront of daily classroom instruction.
Directly integrated within learning management systems (Schoology, Canvas, JumpRope) that teachers already use, the EdMod platform helps teachers more effectively implement all learning plans (IEP, 504, RTI, transition, Gifted, ELL & more) in the classroom. Our technology includes a research-based library of over 350 instructional strategies, content fo IDEA and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, and innovative
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Supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs and located at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, the IRIS Center develops and disseminates free, engaging online resources about evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices to support the education of all students, particularly struggling learners and those with disabilities. These resources, designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap, are intended for use in college teacher preparation programs, in professional development (PD) activities for practicing professionals, and by independent