Nov 26, 2020
TED-2902 Special Education Methods: Grade 6- Age 21
Focuses on current practices in teaching students with special needs in grades 6- 12. Students will review/demonstrate a variety of teaching techniques in the areas of functional skills, managing the learning environment, reading, writing, mathematics, and the content areas. Special focus is placed on transition education and services for adolescents. This course is intended for those persons who have a bachelor’s degree and are seeking initial teacher certification and for teachers seeking recertification.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency, must have a bachelor’s degree, and be a student seeking certification, or recertification. Departmental permission/granted petition is required.
- List and describe instructional methods for secondary learners with special needs
- Explain the purpose of and how to perform assessments for placement and instruction of students with special needs
- Describe methods of managing the learning environment.
- List and explain methods of instruction in basic and functional skills.
- List and define the service models proposed for comprehensive transition education.
- Explain the legislation and services guidelines associated with secondary and transition education.
- Describe how students and their families are key participants in high school programs for students with special needs.
- Explain how and why to perform a transition assessment.
- Explain the processes of transitioning to employment, post-secondary education and/or adult independent and interdependent living.
- Describe the connections needed between school-based and community resources.
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