Tag: Standards for Mathematical Practice

Developing meaningful mathematics goals for IEPs

In the last few months, several educators have asked me some variant of the following question:

How do we shift students’ IEP goals from rote memorization to meaningful mathematics?

IEP goals are the heart of instruction for students with disabilities. In my experience, a narrow goal can contribute to all sorts of unintended consequences for a child’s mathematics. Continue reading “Developing meaningful mathematics goals for IEPs”