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Ch 12: Adapting Instruction & Materials

About This Chapter

Studying for a test that covers ways to adapt instruction and materials is simple using this chapter's bite-sized lessons. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam can confirm your comprehension before the day of your test.

Adapting Instruction & Materials - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with fun lessons you can study at your own pace to improve your understanding of ways to adapt instruction and materials. Get reacquainted with cognitive and social functioning delays, how to select and adapt materials to meet students' needs and much more. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Exhibit knowledge of curricular accommodations and modifications
  • Detail how to make a curriculum accessible to students with disabilities
  • Share ways to adapt instruction to different learning processes and styles
  • Explain how to adapt instruction for learners with sensory challenges
  • Discuss teaching strategies and accommodations for other health impairment (OHI)

This chapter's self-paced format makes it easy to take control of your study process. Select the lessons you want to review, and visit as often as needed to successfully strengthen your knowledge. If you need to clarify any details presented in the lessons, be sure to submit your questions to our subject-matter experts via the Dashboard. When ready, take our mini quizzes and practice exam to ensure you have a quality understanding of the entire chapter.

7 Lessons in Chapter 12: Adapting Instruction & Materials
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Curricular Accommodations & Modifications

1. Curricular Accommodations & Modifications

Not all students learn the same. In many cases, methods and materials must be changed for certain students. In this lesson, learn the difference between curricular accommodations and modifications, and gain insight into some best practices.

Making a Curriculum Accessible to Students with Disabilities

2. Making a Curriculum Accessible to Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities have unique needs and may require extra attention in education. This lesson will explain how to make curriculum accessible for special needs students. We will end with a quiz to see what you have learned.

How to Select & Adapt Materials to Meet Student Needs

3. How to Select & Adapt Materials to Meet Student Needs

Many classrooms include diverse learners of differing levels, cultures, and language abilities. In this lesson, we'll examine how to select and adapt materials to help teachers differentiate, or offer support to varying student needs.

Adapting Instruction to Different Learning Styles & Processes

4. Adapting Instruction to Different Learning Styles & Processes

Differentiated instruction has several components. One is to consider student needs when teaching. This lesson shows how to differentiate based on learners' needs and shows how to use these ideas in the classroom.

Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

5. Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

When growing up, keeping pace with your classmates can be difficult, but for some it's much harder than others. In this lesson we will explore cognitive and social developmental milestones in terms of the developmental delays that affect school-age children.

Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges

6. Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges

In this lesson, we will discuss the general characteristics of children with sensory dysfunction and how teachers can adapt the classroom environment to accommodate these students.

Other Health Impairment (OHI): Teaching Strategies & Accommodations

7. Other Health Impairment (OHI): Teaching Strategies & Accommodations

Teachers of students with medical conditions learn to get creative with lesson plans and accommodations. Let's take a look at how teachers help their students with other health impairments.

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