Develop and refine skills to teach students with special needs in grades 5-12 while preparing for an Initial special education license.
This Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities license program for grades 5-12 will give educators with an appropriate existing license (middle school or high school) the training necessary for educating students with disabilities in the least restrictive educational environments. It prepares you to work with culturally and linguistically diverse students with disabilities in public and private schools, clinical settings, and collaborative programs. Coursework will include topics such as:
This course examines content and teaching approaches focusing on reading and writing for PreK-12 students with a range of learning and other disabilities. Topics include approaches for promoting growth in word analysis, comprehension, vocabulary, and composition. Class participants work with educational standards and have the opportunity to address all content areas in developing a variety of specific modifications and interventions based upon individual needs and designed to address and remediate learning problems as specified by the IEP.
Elizabeth Stringer Keefe
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