Ch 9: Instructional Planning in Special Education

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Instructional Planning in Special Education - Chapter Summary

Explore fun lessons developed by expert instructors to improve your knowledge of instructional planning in special education. These lessons offer the in-depth explanations you need to better understand differentiated instruction, universal design in special education and other related topics. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to do the following:

  • Outline the roles and responsibilities of special education teachers
  • Share strategies for developing an effective classroom design
  • Discuss the process of designing instruction around government standards and student goals
  • Define differentiated instruction and explain how to adapt the learning environment for students
  • Offer tips for selecting and adapting materials to meet students' needs
  • Detail the process of planning instructional procedures in the classroom
  • Explain the benefits of using universal design in special education
  • Give strategies for helping students with disabilities participate in the general classroom

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8 Lessons in Chapter 9: Instructional Planning in Special Education
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Special Education Teachers: Roles & Responsibilities

1. Special Education Teachers: Roles & Responsibilities

Special education teachers are important figures in the education of children with disabilities. This lesson will explore the roles and responsibilities of special education teachers. We will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.

How to Develop an Effective Classroom Design

2. How to Develop an Effective Classroom Design

An important factor for teachers to consider when preparing for instruction is how to set up their classroom. This lesson describes factors to consider when planning the physical design for a classroom.

Designing Instruction Around Government Standards & Student Goals

3. Designing Instruction Around Government Standards & Student Goals

In education, there is a large emphasis placed on standards for education and ensuring that students can meet those standards. This lesson will explain how you can design your instruction around those standards using learning objectives and student goals.

Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students

4. Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students

Differentiated instruction is a great strategy that teachers use to accommodate a wide variety of learning needs. In this lesson, we discuss differentiated instruction and identify which aspects of the classroom can be differentiated.

How to Select & Adapt Materials to Meet Student Needs

5. 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.

How to Plan Instructional Procedures in the Classroom

6. How to Plan Instructional Procedures in the Classroom

Procedures in the classroom are an incredibly important tool to use to keep things moving and flowing smoothly. This lesson will detail several useful procedures and how to plan and implement them in your classroom.

Use of Universal Design in Special Education

7. Use of Universal Design in Special Education

Universal design strives to meet the unique needs of many different types of students. This lesson will discuss the use of universal design in special education and will end with a brief quiz to see what you have learned.

Helping Students with Disabilities Participate in the General Classroom

8. Helping Students with Disabilities Participate in the General Classroom

With the proven effectiveness of inclusion practices, more and more general education teachers are finding themselves needing to include students with disabilities in the classroom. This lesson provides some tips and strategies for those teachers.

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