SIG 16 Perspectives Vol. 14, No. 3, November 2013
This issue of Perspectives focuses on speech/language service to adolescent students with consideration to Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The articles describe the way that the adoption of CCSS provides opportunities to change the way speech/language services are provided, to capitalize on the skills of the SLP in literary instruction, to increase collaboration between SLPs and content area teachers, and information regarding how SLPs can serve as leaders in literacy instruction. These articles also describe the ideal IEP process, compare/contrast specific strategy instruction with content area instruction, and explain how digital text can be used with instruction and intervention.
You will be able to:
- describe the purpose of the Common Core State Standards and tell which strand(s) pertain to SLPs
- think critically about incorporation of different types of digital texts with intervention
- compare and contrast discipline specific strategy instruction with general strategy instruction summarize the potential benefits of participating in virtual learning communities
- increase the knowledge of SLPs about content area teachers’ perspectives on language and literacy in the context of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and guide them in providing key professional services
- discuss a variety of service delivery models that might be used for this population
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