Expanded Core Curriculum

This video provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions.

In this video Ira demonstrates a tactile book she has created for her students on the topic of brushing teeth.

This self-paced is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

Understand the 3 assessments included in the essential assessments (EA) - functional vision, learning media, and screening and assessment in ECC.

Make bird treats to teach a range of basic concepts while using action-related vocabulary and purposeful hand skills.

The tutorial discusses effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core, and empower each member of the education team to teach the ECC.

Mary Alexander & Betsy Brint talk about teaching self-advocacy skills, social skills and the expanded core curriculum to ensure success in college.

This one-hour presentation covers effective ways to teach others the power of the Expanded Core.

A student’s “functional curriculum” addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities.

Addresses functional skills for independent living, through developmentally appropriate goals and activities that practice such skills.

Tips, recipes & instructions for choosing appropriate holiday projects for students who are visually impaired.

Learners will be introduced to assessment and instructional strategies for teaching social skills to students with visual impairments.

This self-pace tutorial is made up of 6 modules, each containing video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

This webinar explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.

This is a webinar presentation on sensory channels a child with visual impairments uses for learning, including assessment and teaching strategies.

This tutorial explores the work of the Maryland Braille Task Force and the development of the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille.

This training module discusses social situations, sexual education, self-esteem and incidental learning for children with visual impairments.

This tutorial discusses intervention for physical examinations, identifying body parts, teaching modesty, showering, menstruation.

Learn strategies for teaching meal preparation skills and ways to modify equipment and tools for the visually impaired student.

The tutorial teaches about various optical and non-optical methods of magnification and considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size.

This tutorial discusses the importance of adapted and universal curricula and the FAIER Approach to designing physical education activities.

This tutorial discuss how residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste develop and how they can be optimally used for learning.

Learn strategies for teaching clothing care skills to children with visual impairments.

Make the most of dining out with your child with visual impairments using these simple tips!

The video covers topics in physical education on types of visual impairments, human guide techniques, guide-running techniques, pre-teaching, and more.

This webinar teaches strategies, tips and techniques to begin teaching meal preparation skills to students who are visually impaired.

Teachers and parents will learn everything they need to know when teaching clothing care skills to kids with visual impairments.

This webinar addresses sexuality issues among children and young adults who are visually impaired and/or blind.

Learn about impulsivity in children with visual impairments and strategies to address the associated behavioral challenges.
Traditional approaches to behavior intervention aren't always effective solutions for every child.
There are many advantages to creating a predictable environment for child with visual and multiple impairments.
Build a classroom business making and selling dog treats as students practice multiple skills.
Every child will enjoy learning basic functional skills during this fun Halloween activity!
Practice math and fine motor skills while students make this healthy snack!
Use this simple recipe for a perfect holiday activity to develop memory skills and independence.
Making crayons the child can use after the activity is finished is a rewarding and motivating experience.
Real object materials make this multi-sensory project fun for kids of all sight levels to enjoy for days.
A community setting is a perfect place to practice social skills while linking real life and classroom lessons.
Students will enjoy the edible reward of their hard work while learning basic science principles!
Adapt your summer lesson plans and activities with these cross-curriculum ideas.
This cooking project can be used as a simple activity or expanded to include multiple skills and goals.
Use real objects to make your own games for practicing matching, scanning and following directions.
These little red berries are full of sensory fun that can be incorporated into many classroom activities!
It's not complicated when you follow these organization tips for a weekly pizza parlor in your class!
Kids will enjoy giving and receiving these tangible Valentines, perfect for building holiday concepts.
Cook s'mores for a snack while learning the science behind it with this solar oven.
This ELA lesson poses challenges for students with visual impairments because of the independent walking around the classroom viewing things hanging on the wall.
Help children understand the importance of planning organization and sequencing during this activity!
Adapt the classic Checkers game using different shaped playing pieces and a dimensional board!
Tactile playing pieces stay-put the peg hole board in this adapted version of Tic Tac Toe!

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