Module 6 Presentation Students participating in their Individual

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Students participating in their
Individual Education Plans (IEP)
MODULE 6 PRESENTATION
Why this module?
» For some students planning is through an Individual
Education Plan (IEP)
» An IEP draws on knowledge from the student and those
who know them the best
» Identify ways the IEP process can support students to be
actively involved in decision-making about their learning.
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What is an IEP?
» Details additional
teaching strategies
» Shows how the school
programme is adapted
» Sets goals that the
whole team agrees are
a priority
» Include goals for the
adults, too.
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Who does what in the IEP process?
» Collaborative decision making
» Specific roles need to be clarified and agreed
» Teachers have full responsibility for learning and
behaviour for all their students
» Teachers’ aides complement and support the teacher.
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Give students a say in their learning
» Effective teaching involves students in decisions about
their learning
» Participating in their IEP gives students a say in their
learning. It can:
– motivate them
– build confidence
– build independence.
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Students participating in their IEP
» Means different things for different students:
– taking part in conversations and meetings
– using assistive technology
– writing or recording
ideas
– family/whānau
providing information.
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Students participating in their IEP
» It’s not just about what happens at IEP meetings
» Students need access to their IEPs in a format to suit,
eg:
– written in the everyday language of the student
– represented visually using pictures or symbols
– audio recording
– accessed electronically.
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Students who don’t have an IEP
» If a student doesn’t need
an IEP they still need to
be involved in decisionmaking.
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Next step?
Download the workbook for this
module at:
teachersandteachersaides.tki.org.nz/
Our-students/Module-6
To find out more about Teachers and
Teachers’ Aides Working Together
and to access the other modules
go to:
teachersandteachersaides.tki.org.nz
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