Welcome to IN*SOURCE Classroom Resources Home › Classroom Resources Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive Venn Diagram This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically. Grades 3 – 12 | Mobile App Word Mover Word Mover allows children and teens to create "found poetry" by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text. Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive Trading Card Creator This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. Go to Lesson Plans Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan Making Memories: An End-of-Year Digital Scrapbook Students reflect on their school year, creating a digital scrapbook consisting of images and text to present to their school community. Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan Grades 5 – 8 | Lesson Plan Daily Book Boosts
Protecting Students With Disabilities Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities Introduction | Interrelationship of IDEA and Section 504 | Protected Students | Evaluation | Placement | Procedural Safeguards | Terminology This document is a revised version of a document originally developed by the Chicago Office of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to clarify the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 504) in the area of public elementary and secondary education. An important responsibility of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability against students with disabilities. Section 504 is a federal law designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance from the U.S. This resource document clarifies pertinent requirements of Section 504. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Special Needs – Teacher Resources Highlights 2016 Presidential Elections Election season is here. Help your students understand the process of our national elections, from the President down to local representatives, with our election activities. Read short biographies of presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R), explore mock election ideas, create presidential trading cards, learn election vocabulary, play election bingo and more! October Calendar of Events October is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum! Halloween Happy Halloween! No Child Left Behind - ED.gov Information on No Child Left Behind, including the Act and policy, and the Obama Administration's blueprint for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. ESEA Page Reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act ESEA Flexibility Waivers from No Child Left Behind ESEA Blueprint for Reform The Obama administration's blueprint to ESEA reauthorization NCLB Legislation Public Law PL 107-110, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
untitled Legal Writing in Plain English, Exercises In Legal Writing in Plain English, Bryan Garner provides legal professionals sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. It teaches legal writers how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. In essence, it teaches straight thinking--a skill inseparable from good writing. Legal Writing in Plain English includes Tips on generating thoughts, organizing them, and creating outlines Sound advice on expressing your ideas clearly and powerfully Dozens of real-life writing examples to illustrate writing problems and solutions Exercises to reinforce principles of good writing Helpful guidance on page layout A punctuation guide that shows the correct uses of every punctuation mark Model legal documents that demonstrate the power of plain English The exercises from Legal Writing in Plain English are organized under fifty principles.
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