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English Learners and Students with Special Needs: Maximizing Potential in the Traditional and Virtual Classrooms - #GMW22514

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to help educators provide equitable access to a high-quality educational experience for English learners (ELs), students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and students with 504 plans. Educators will discover how to design meaningful and rigorous lessons, implement academic and behavioral accommodations and modifications, and select appropriate assessments that gauge student learning and steer instructional practices. Educators will also focus on facilitating an environment in which diversity is valued and the social and emotional needs of students are nurtured - in both the traditional (physical) and virtual classroom settings. Finally, forming effective partnerships between schools, families, and community organizations in order to maximize the potential of ELs and students with special needs will be highlighted.

Global Goals of the Course

To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of the course:

  1. To recognize the need for access to an equitable education for ELs and students with special needs.
  2. To examine current research-based instructional and assessment strategies appropriate for ELs and students with special needs.
  3. To analyze current research-based academic and behavior accommodations and modifications.
  4. To implement strategies and activities designed to promote success of ELs and students with special needs.
  5. To research professional resources focused on maximizing the potential of ELs and students with special needs.


Reviews


By James Morrison
Reviewed 8 months ago
This was a great class, thank you.


By Kelly Johnson
Reviewed 7 months ago
Thank you for the well-planned course - I learned a lot!


By Tracy Whalen
Reviewed 6 months ago
The instructor provided quick feedback and thoughtful responses.


By Lisa DiNovo
Reviewed 1 month ago
I thouoght the course was engaging and relative and I liked the instructor.

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04/25/22 - 05/22/22
Apr 25 – May 22, 2022

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