Iep Analysis

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We will describe the results of our exploration of the IEP as a mediating tool for development of educational practiceaccording to the identified themes. We willdescribe IEP as a new formal regulatory mechanism and look into the compliance to legislation in terms of distribution indicating acceptance of IEP and discuss evidence ofIEP (in)effectiveness in practice.Since the tool always implies more possible uses than initially prescribed (Engeström, 1990), we will explore the aspects of educational practice affected by the introductionof IEPs, focusing particularly on contradictions and disparate views of different stakeholders. Distributionof IEP as indicator of acceptance of IE Education legislation in Serbia requires that IEPs are used…show more content…
The weakest parts of IEPs refer to social and communication skills and independence. The analyzed IEPs in the special schools and special classes seem to be a conflation of the formal characteristics of IEP required by legislation and the content of the special education programs used up to 2009 in these schools. In parallel with the underdeveloped IEPs, the same study found that lesson plans collected from the same schools donot include the expected degree of individualization – most of the examined lesson plans do not includeteachingadjustments to individual children’s needs, clear articulation of outcomes for each child and clearly set shared, group and individual objectives and outcomes, while only 13-15% of the examined lesson plans specify individual outcomes for each

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