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Curriculum Planning & Accessibility in SPED - Chapter Summary
This comprehensive special education chapter explains concepts related to curriculum planning and accessibility in the field. As you progress through this series of short and informative lessons, you'll become familiar with the curriculum planning process as well as methods for modifying and adapting curricula for special education students. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be able to:
- Outline the process and development of curriculum planning
- Select a developmentally appropriate curriculum
- Make curricular modifications and accommodations
- Adapt a curriculum to make it accessible to disabled students
- Meet student needs by selecting and adapting materials
To help you reinforce your understanding of these special education concepts, we've included interactive lesson quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam. The chapter's online format allows you to study at any time that fits your schedule. If you have any questions about the material, simply submit them to our instructors online.
1. Curriculum Planning Process & Development
Curriculum planning and development is a challenging but important process. If teachers use standards to write annual, unit, and lesson plans, they will ensure that their students are exposed to all necessary material in a given school year.
2. How to Select Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum
Choosing material that is both age and skill-level appropriate can be tricky for any teacher. This lesson explains the concept behind selecting appropriate curriculum and shares methods of determining levels.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Special Education (043): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Development Overview
- Students with Individual Disabilities, Disorders & Impairments
- Historical, Legal & Ethical Foundations of Special Education
- Special Education Services & IEPs
- Behavioral Assessment, Intervention & Support
- Student Assessment in SPED
- Instructional Practices for Student Success in SPED
- Technology in the Special Needs Classroom
- Communication & Social Skills in the SPED Classroom
- Transition Planning & Life Skills for SPED Students
- Managing the Learning Environment in Special Education
- Communication & Collaborative Approaches in Special Education
- Effective Teaching & Professional Growth in Special Education
- Ohio Assessments for Educators Special Education Flashcards