This course focuses on the concept that each student deserves access to education, and a teacher must nurture and support each student’s learning. Students will identify the needs presented by diverse classrooms: diversity of ability; linguistic diversity; developmental diversity; socioeconomic diversity; racial diversity; ethnic diversity; gender diversity; and students with identified special needs in an inclusive classroom. Students will focus on implementing classroom strategies to proactively expand access, differentiate instruction, and provide interventions that support such diverse students.
This course is also applicable toward the Effective Classroom Management Solutions Certificate course requirements.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grades K-12)
Course Materials: All materials for this course are included in the online course
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