Ashford ESE 645 Week 2 Discussion 2 Are Bianca’s Goals SMART?
Are Bianca’s Goals SMART? [CLOs: 2, 3]. 1st Post Due by Day 3. Your written response to this discussion prompt measures your ability to assess the effectiveness of practices for measuring and evaluating a student’s progress, as well as your ability to develop goals for a student with mild to moderate disabilities that are aligned to their current performance level and identified areas of need. This discussion also supports your achievement of Course Learning Outcome 2 and 3 and MASE Program Learning Outcomes 4 and 5.
Learning how to develop goals as part of the IEP is required for special education professionals. IEP goals should be “SMART” and based on good educational practice.
Post an initial post addressing each of the following:
In one paragraph, assess the effectiveness of Mr. Franklin and Mrs. Mills’ practices for measuring and
evaluating Bianca’s progress. Use support from at least two scholarly sources, one of which may be the
In one paragraph explain Bianca’s present levels of performance in a selected content area. You will need
to refer to the Instructor Guidance for specific information.
In a list, develop at least three recommended goals for Bianca based on her current performance level and
identified areas of need. Be sure that your suggested goals are SMART goals and that they include the five required components which makes a goal SMART. Include a justification for why you recommend these goals,