Nov 17, 2019  
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EDUC 20000 - Teaching Exceptionalities

Course Credit: 1
(COMD, COMS)
TEACHING CHILDREN W/ EXCEPTIONALITIES This course is designed to explore the federal government’s exceptionalities categories and special education models currently used in schools. Emphasis is placed on the following topics: laws governing special education; research-to-practice gap; disproportionate representation in special needs classrooms; impact of ELL/ESL; at risk students; collaborations with colleagues and students’ families; instructional differentiation; early intervention; problem-solving; writing and interpreting the I.E.P.; and cultural diversity. The course includes a 20-hour field placement within a special needs classroom. Annually. Fall and Spring.