Directions:

1. Identify a teacher in your field of study or current school who is willing to let you observe their classroom and interview them. The observation only needs to be one class period/subject. **** This can be completed via Zoom, Google Meets, etc.

2. Observe the accommodations and modifications that the teachers are providing for the students with and without disabilities in the classroom. You may need to follow up with questions to the teacher you observed. Include that information in your observation.

3. Document the accommodations and modifications observed by area of disability (LD, Autism, none, etc) and by subject area (math, english, etc). What accommodations and/or modifications are being provided (extended time, quiet work area, etc) and how they are being provided ( by the teacher, paraprofessional, student buddy, etc)

4. Read at least 3 legitimate sources that address accommodations and modifications for students with disabilities. Provide a short summary of each,

5. Compare your observations to those cited in your research studies. What similarities and differences can you identify between the research and practice (observations).

6. How will this project help you as a teacher?

Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLists observed accommodations/modifications by what, when and where
15.0 pts
Thoroughly documents what, when and where accommodations and modifications are observed in the classroom
12.0 pts
Documents what, when and where accommodations and modifications and modifications are observed, with minimal omissions
9.0 pts
Major omissions in either what, when and/or where accommodations and modifications are observed
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSummarizes research and literature readings on accommodations/modifications
15.0 pts
Thorough summarization of at least 3 legitimate sources on accommodations and modifications
12.0 pts
Summarization is minimal or less than 3 legitimate sources are reviewed
9.0 pts
Summarization is either missing or incomplete and/or sources not legitimate
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalyzes observations and literature
15.0 pts
Makes thorough connections between observations and literature summaries
12.0 pts
Makes minimal connections between observations and literature summaries
9.0 pts
Makes very little or not connections between observations and literature summaries
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies implications from project to teaching
15.0 pts
Identifies at least 3 major highlights of the project with implications to teaching
12.0 pts
Identifies 2 major highlights of the project and/or implications to teaching are minimal or not discussed
9.0 pts
Identifies 1 or no highlights of the project and/or implications to teaching are not discussed.
15.0 pts
Total Points: 60.0

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