IEP Goals, & Objectives with Common Core State Standards

This IEP Goals, & Objectives with Common Core State Standards app also includes:

Creating IEP goals and aligning those goals with Common Core State Standards just got a whole lot easier. Designed for smart phones and tablets, this resource permits instructors and resource teachers to design programs for individuals, select experiences from a list of over 2,700 activities, and collect and share data. It is well worth the money.

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App Overview

Getting Started:

  1. Begin by tapping the orange apple About this app icon on the home page
  2. From this page, you can access the Table of Contents, the Main Menu Options, and other directions for how to use the application
  3. Also provided is a link to demonstration videos on the NASET website that model how to use all aspects of the application 

Additional features:

  • An overview of the Common Core State Standards is included
  • A great article entitled, "How to Determine Measurable Annual Goals in an IEP," contains a wealth of information for both those new to IEPs and those experienced with building individual plans 
  • Specific annual goal choices are listed under each general area (e.g., English Language Arts: K-5 areas)
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Rating Details

  • Adherence to task

    Instructors can click to add goals, activities, and appropriate Common Core Standards.

  • Worth the money

    Simplifies the collection, storage, and sharing of IEP data

  • Fun factor
  • Scaffolding of learning
  • User safety

    The application itself is not password protected.

  • Control and feedback

    The application itself is not password protected.

  • How techie do I need to be?
    Novice
Instructional Ideas

  • Select specific activities from the provided list to help learners achieve their goals
  • Share the mastery goals and their descriptors with students, parents, and administrators
Classroom Considerations

  • The application is pricey
  • Set aside extra time to input initial student data and familiarize yourself with the workings of the program
Pros

  • Print and video directions for how to use the app are extensive and specific
  • The video tutorial can be paused to permit practice
  • Instructors can identify annual goals, short term objectives, and behavioral objectives for both Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and non-common core standards (NCSS)
  • Users can select goals from the provided scroll-through list
  • The accuracy, frequency, duration, distance, period of time, and action words can be set for each objective
  • Includes over 2,700 suggestions for activities designed to help learners master concepts
  • Goals and activities can be edited during the school year
  • Worth the money, even if it means paying for the app yourself

 

Cons

  • Expensive
  • No way to customize the activity search by standard or skill area