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Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

The Corvallis School District has put out a short FAQ on Section 504 of the Disabilities Act.

Microsoft .doc format
http://www.csd509j.net/district_information/departments_and_services/special_education/Section%20504%20parent%20document.doc

If you can't read it in above format, see the attachment in PDF.

Free Direct Instruction Book

For a free and readable book on Direct Instruction, go to:

http://education-consumers.org/ClearTeaching.htm

Written by Shep Barbash and commissioned by Education Consumers, Clear Teaching is a short manual on Direct Instruction and Zig Engelmann. On the page are links to other documents such as a trainers list and various other DI resources.

Science Standards Flawed with Inquiry Based Learning

"'The State of State Science Standards,' a Thomas B. Fordham Institute report, ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia with grades on an A to F scale. California and Washington, D.C., received the only two A's."

"The report identifies four areas where science standards are flawed... Science educators, curriculum developers and standard writers have focused excessive attention on "inquiry-based learning" — attempting to help students learn through "discovery" instead of direct instruction of specific content."