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Special and Inclusive Education - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Once only available for students with the most profound challenges, parents and teachers can now seek special services for students who may qualify through a variety of channels. This chapter's instructor will guide your understanding of the laws now in place that ensure well-organized plans for the education of special education students. You'll also learn about currently approved teaching strategies for all cultures and genders. After working your way through this chapter, you should be able to accomplish the following tasks:
- Explain the concept of individualized education plans
- Outline the steps necessary to qualify for special education services
- Explore culturally responsive teaching for classroom educators
- Address gender-based myths related to education
|Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines||Explain the reasons for IEPs and the guidelines that control them.|
|What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?||Discuss the role of Section 504 in public schools.|
|How Students Qualify for Special Education Services||Explore the general guidelines by which students may qualify for special education services.|
|Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies||Address how culturally responsive teaching relates to inclusive education.|
|What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies||Explain the various levels of the response to intervention model of teaching.|
|Improving Gender Equality in Education||Discuss gender-based education myths and current efforts to improve education for all.|
1. Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines
The Individualized Education Plan is a critical document for children who receive special education services. In this video, we will take a brief look at the development and function of this important document.
2. What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a critical piece of legislation designed to protect individuals with disabilities. In this video, we will explore the components of Section 504 as well as how it impacts school-aged students.
3. How Students Qualify for Special Education Services
Understanding how students qualify for special education services can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. In this video, we will break down the basics of special education qualification in the K-12 public school system.
4. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies
A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.
5. What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies
The Response to Intervention process, or RTI, was designed and implemented in public schools as an attempt at early intervention for students with exceptional educational needs. In this video, we will look at the basics of this process.
6. Improving Gender Equality in Education
A person's gender can influence the way they experience the educational system. Watch this lesson to find out more about improving gender equality in education, including the impact that Title IX had on gender equality.
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