Instructional and Transitional Planning for Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities
Duration: 7 daysTopic : Considerations, Resources and Collaboration in Planning
Describe strategies used to facilitate the integration of students with exceptionalities into various settings. [CEC 2.2; InTASC 3(e)]
Collaborate with school personnel in integrating individuals with exceptionalities into various settings. [CEC 2.1; InTASC 3(c)]
Model techniques and coach others in the use of instructional methods and accommodations. [CEC 7.3; InTASC 8(c)]
Communicate with school personnel about the characteristics and needs of individuals with exceptionalities. [CEC 7.2; InTASC 1(c)]
Textbook1. Teaching in Today’s Inclusive Classrooms: A Universal Design for Learning Approach
Read chapters 1, 2, 3, and 7 in Teaching in Today’s Inclusive Classrooms: A Universal Design for Learning Approach.
Electronic Resource1. Inclusion Classrooms and Teachers: A Survey of Current Practices
Read “Inclusion Classrooms and Teachers: A Survey of Current Practices,” by Kilanowski-Press, Foote, and Rinaldo, from the International Journal of Special Education (2010).
2. A Guide to the Individualized Education Program
Read “Individualized Education Programs: Process and Procedures for Developing IEPs for Students with Disabilities,” located on the U.S. Department of Education website.
Part – 1
Professional Development: IEPs, Inclusion, and Team Teaching
Create a 15-20 slide professional development presentation for general education teachers on the topics of IEPs, inclusion, and team teaching. Include a title slide, reference slide, and presenter’s notes.
Address the following within the presentation:
Provide a synopsis for each section of an IEP.
Describe an inclusion classroom setting and when it is beneficial for special education students; include specific examples of special education students appropriately and inappropriately placed in an inclusive setting.
Describe 3-5 team teaching models and include benefits and drawbacks of each.
Provide and describe three additional team teaching strategies appropriate for modifications in an inclusive setting.
Use the attached IEP templates to inform the assignment. Support your presentation with a minimum of three scholarly resources.
While APA format is not required for the body of the assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
Field Experience A: Planning for Instruction
Spend at least 4.5 hours to complete this part of the clinical field experience.
Complete two or more field experiences from the Focused Field Experience Activity List A:
FOCUSED FIELD EXPERIENCE ACTIVITY LIST A
Collaboratively involve the student and family in setting instructional goals. [InTASC 7]
Collaboratively involve the student and family in monitoring progress for instructional goals. [InTASC 7]
Use a functional assessment to develop an intervention plan. [InTASC 7]
Sequence, implement, and evaluate an individualized learning objective. [InTASC 7]
Collaboratively plan, develop and integrate affective skills within the academic curricula. [InTASC 7]
Collaboratively plan, develop and integrate social skills within the academic curricula. [InTASC 7]
Collaboratively plan, develop and integrate life skills within the academic curricula. [InTASC 7]
Collaboratively plan, develop, select, and implement instructional content, resources, and strategies that respond to cultural, linguistic, and gender differences. [InTASC 7]
Select and implement instructional and assistive technology into the educational program. [InTASC 7]
Collaboratively plan and teach a lesson plan one-on-one, small group, or whole class. [InTASC 7]
Across the program, your field experiences must include a mix of K-8 and 9-12 grade level settings, as well as a mix of students that are intellectually disabled, learning disabled, emotionally disabled, have orthopedic impairments, or other health impairments.
Reflect upon your clinical field experience choices in a 250-500-word summary.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
Week 1 DQ 1 word count – 200
Some general educators believe they do not have time or the understanding to comply with a student’s IEP. Explain how you would express the importance of their compliance and understanding of the document.
Week 1 DQ 2-word count – 200
What factors of co-teaching could become a hindrance in the educational process? What strategies could you use to alleviate these deterrents?