In this course, explore the dynamics of teaching a general education class with special education students included. Examine strategies to deal with various behavior management and academic issues. Models of team teaching and classroom strategies to differentiate instruction can improve outcomes for both special and general education students in the inclusion classroom. You will examine the specific needs of many students and apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning to create accessible and inclusive lessons. You will also learn the components of the IEP (Individualized Education Program) and its use in setting goals and structure planning to improve student achievement.
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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