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Inclusive Instructional Practice

Inclusive Instructional Practices

The phrase “Inclusive Instructional Practices” refers to the use of instructional strategies and technologies to impact progress for all learners. There are a number of resources that can support educators in providing an inclusive instructional environment for students. 
The Region 12 SST supports educators in implementing inclusive instructional practices by providing technical assistance, coaching and professional learning in the areas of extended standards, universal design for learning and co-plan to serve models.

Ohio’s Learning Standards Extended

Ohio’s Learning Standards – Extended (OLS-E) also are commonly known as "the extended standards." These standards help to ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided with multiple ways to learn and demonstrate knowledge. At the same time, the extended standards are designed to maintain the rigor and high expectations of Ohio’s Learning Standards.
 The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) offers online instructional modules for Ohio’s Learning Standards – Extended (OLS-E). Educators can earn contact hours for completing these modules, which can be accessed at
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