Students with problem behaviors are often those who have difficulties learning or demonstrating mastery of the curriculum. Diana Browning Wright, PENT co-founder's training, "Accommodations/ Modifications and Differentiated Instruction in the Era of High Standards," has multiple documents, activities and a PowerPoint presentation to assist educators in designing effective academic strategies for a wide range of students, with and without disabilities.
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When students are better able to make academic progress, problem behaviors decrease in frequency and severity. Anyone writing a behavior plan should simultaneously consider whether the student requires differentiated instruction or a team-developed accommodation plan. This plan has two parts:
- coversheet informing teachers that an accommodation plan is necessary and
- the individual curriculum adaptation plan that should be implemented.