Aligning Instruction with Common Core State Standards and the IEP Read the required text chapters and articles, and watch the video for Week One. Use these resources to inform and support your responses to the prompts below.
Describe the special education teacher’s responsibility in planning instruction that is aligned with both Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as well as the needs of a child based on their individual education plan (IEP). What challenges do you anticipate in planning instruction for students with disabilities to meet the CCSS and/or IEP goals? Based on your experience and the literature, what are several solutions to overcome these challenges?