Learning Support (LS)
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)--School districts are required to educate students with disabilities in regular classrooms with their non-disabled peers, in the school they would attend if not disabled, to the maximum extent possible.
Lindamood Bell Programs
Literacy--the ability to read and write
Literal Comprehension--the ability to interpret a text and determine the lower level facts of that text; does not involve application or inference of information.
Major--a college student’s general course of study
Manifestation Determination--a meeting to determine if a behavior (usually a violation of the student code of conduct) is a manifestation of the student’s disability. In other words, did the undesirable behavior occur because of the student’s disability and/or because the IEP was not implemented.
Math Computation--Refers to the ability to mathematically calculate
Math Concepts and Applications--refers to mathematical ideas/principles and how to apply those concepts
Math Fact Fluency--the ability to quickly recall from memory basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts (ex. 5 x 6 = 30)
Mechanics/Conventions--Referring to the grammatical and punctuation aspects of writing
Mediation--a method involving negotiation by which disputes between parents and schools can resolved.
Metacognition--takes place when a student recognizes the way that he/she learns and comprehends information. It is the act of "thinking" about one's own learning.
Modification--An adjustment to an assignment, test , content area that changes the standard of what the test/assignment is supposed to measure. Ex. A student completes only part of an assignment instead of the whole assignment.
Multi-Sensory--Appealing to or using many senses (seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, smelling)
Multiple Intelligences--the theory of learning which promotes that individuals can have keen awareness and mastery in other areas besides academics
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