Definitions
Modifications
Accommodations
Scenarios
True/False
100

What is the name of “A written plan for learning, developed for students with special needs, who may or may not be formally identified as exceptional.”(OTF)

Individualized Education Plan (I.E.P.)

100

What is a modification?

“Adjustments to the grade-appropriate curriculum expectations to better fit a student’s specific educational needs.” (OTF)

100

What is an accommodation?

“Specific and individualized instructional, environmental and assessment strategies required for a student to meet curriculum expectations for a grade/course.”(OTF)

100

Accommodation or Modification? Tony is provided both Oral and Written instructions for an assignment.

Accommodation

100

Providing a student a copy of notes is an example of an accommodation. True or False?

True! This is an instructional accommodation.

200

What is the term for “Part of modified and alternative IEP programming, breaking down the annual goal into specific learning expectations on a per-term basis.”(OTF)

Learning Expectations

200

What does the acronym S.M.A.R.T. mean in relation to the goal setting strategy for creating modification goals?

Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time limited.

200

What are three types of accommodations?

Instructional, Environmental, and Assessment Accommodations

200

Accommodation or Modification? Aisha is a grade 8 student that is working on a math assignment that is based on grade 6 curriculum components.

 Modification

200

IEP’s should only be developed for students that have been identified by the IPRC board. True or False?

False. “School boards may also develop IEPs for students who are receiving special education programs and/or related services but who have not been identified as exceptional by an IPRC.”(Special Education in Ontario, 2017)

300

What is the term for “statements describing what a student can reasonably be expected to accomplish in a particular subject, course, or skill area by the end of the school year, or by the end of the semester in semestered secondary schools.”(Special Education in Ontario)

Annual Program Goals

300

Should learning expectations be plentiful or limited?

Learning expectations should be limited to specific targets.

300

What type of accommodations are the following: Additional time, use of a scribe to record responses verbatim and choice of assessment tasks.

 Assessment Accommodations

300

Accommodation or Modification? Greyson is using a calculator while completing a math assessment, while his peers are working without one.

Accommodation

300

A student may receive modifications or accommodations, but not both. True or False?

False. Students that have modifications often also have accommodations as a part of their Individual Education Plan.

400

What is the name of expectations that are developed to help students acquire knowledge and skills that are not represented in the Ontario curriculum.

Alternative

400

What document should be used to develop modifications?

The Ontario Curriculum documents.

400

What type of accommodations is the following: Alternative workspace or work location.

Environmental Accommodations

400

Accommodation or Modification? Brooklynn uses speech to text programming to write an essay about ocean pollution.

Accommodation

400

On reports, the teacher must check the IEP box if the student has any accommodations or modifications. True or False?

False- the IEP box on reports is only checked if the student has modification in that particular subject.

500

hat approach “is based on frequent monitoring of student progress and the use of assessment data, focusing on learning rate and level, to identify students who are facing challenges in learning and to plan specific assessment and instructional interventions of increasing intensity to address their needs effectively.” (Learning for All, page 24)

The Tiered Approach

500

Each learning expectation should be accompanied with what?

Specific Assessment Strategies

500

What type of accommodations are the following: extra time processing information, small group instruction and chunking of information.

Instructional Accommodations

500

Accommodation or Modification? When completing a history unit test, Raneem is given the choice of typing her responses, or using an audio recorder to respond.

Accommodation

500

The tiered approach can “facilitate early identification of both students who may be at risk and students who may be in need of greater challenges”(Learning for all, page 24). True or False?

True

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