Approach to Creating Modified Courses

What is this resource about?

This document outlines the process for considering if reducing the rigor for a student is appropriate. The document follows the below structure:

  • Operating definitions of modification vs. accommodation
  • Framing
  • Implications, Considerations, and Oversight
  • Planning for:
    • Accommodations
    • Modifications

The document also outlines the process that Summit Public Schools follow when determining whether or not a Special Education student needs a modified course. 

How might one use this resource?

This is document is useful for administrators and special education teachers. It should help inform your conversation if you find yourselves considering a course modification for a Special Education student who is on the Summit Learning Platform. 

Link to resource: Summit Learning - Modifications and Accommodations 

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