Using these Accommodations and SDI’s Tracking Forms will help you to stay on top of the many and varied accommodations and SDI’s you’ll find on your students’ IEP or 504 documents. The forms will save you time, help you stay organized, and will make it easier for you to comply with your students’ Special Education requirements.
All of the wording on these tracking forms is horizontal, so that while the forms include a great deal of information, they are also very easy to read. No more turning your checklists (or your head) to the side to read the little columns of information at the top. And no more having to squeeze information into tiny spaces and use strange abbreviations. Each student’s section has the most common accommodations in easily understood language listed beneath his or her name. All you need to do is highlight and you’re good to go! Also, after experimenting with many fonts, I selected an easy-to-read sans serif font. It’s not cute or unique, but you will be able to see what you need to at a glance, and that’s what really matters!
Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve always had difficulty with the mishmash of accommodations on other forms I’ve used. While some of the accommodations were applicable while a student was working in class, others were for testing. Still others required preparation ahead of time, yet they were all mixed together on one form. Each of these Accommodations and SDI’s Tracking Forms has accommodations grouped according to how a teacher uses them. The Student Learning Tracking Form groups accommodations that are the Teacher’s Responsibilities and, in a separate column, those that are Student Focused. The Testing Tracking Form groups accommodations that require pre-planning on the part of the teacher: Adaptations to the Test, and the Test-Taking Environment. There’s nothing worse than discovering on testing day that you needed to secure a reader, a scribe or a separate testing environment for a student. These two columns help to ensure that you’ll have that handled in advance. The third group of accommodations occurs During the Test. While a students are testing, it’s easy to scan this column to ensure that you are adhering to all of their testing accommodations.
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