SPD638 Content Differentiation
Lead Faculty: Dr Judith Menoher
An in-depth look at students with mild to moderate disabilities served both in and out of the general education classroom with an emphasis on differentiating instruction for successful learning.
- Describe atypical development and characteristics of a student with mild moderate disabilities and diverse learners, all categories, covered by Federal law under M/M disabilities and how it affects core curriculum;
- Coordinate and collaborate the comprehensive instructional program for students with mild moderate disabilities and diverse learners using the core curriculum standards;
- Utilize a variety of appropriate assessment tools and strategies in order to make effective educational decisions for students with mild moderate disabilities and diverse learners & to develop effective instruction aligned with the core curriculum;
- Collaborate with a general education teacher to differentiate lesson plans for a unit of instruction in order for students with mild/moderate disabilities and diverse learners to access the core curriculum. Analyze/evaluate completed differentiated lesson plans. Consult with a general education teacher to assist in differentiating lesson plans for a low-ability student included in a general education math class, given a brief background of the student's needs;
- Integrate and apply the knowledge and skills needed to teach English language learners and students from diverse backgrounds and experiences;
- Engage in multiple field experiences in a broad range of service delivery options for students with disabilities mild moderate disabilities and diverse learners.