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SPED Curriculum Planning in New York State - Chapter Summary
With the help of this chapter, understand how to plan curriculum for SPED students within the state of New York. Our instructors show you various curricular accommodations and modifications for students. You'll also see how to select and adapt materials to help meet students' needs. Once you finish this chapter, you should be able to:
- Analyze the curriculum planning process and curriculum development
- Describe various curricular accommodations and modifications
- Select a developmentally appropriate curriculum
- Choose and adapt materials to meet students' needs
- Share New York State (NYS) Common Core standards
Our videos are short and engaging, so you can understand the material with ease. If you are stuck on a concept, navigate to the Dashboard and request help from one of our experienced instructors. Don't forget to complete the self assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to make sure you are on the right track.
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.
5. New York State (NYS) Common Core Standards
New York is among the 46 states that have adopted the Common Core Standards. These standards apply to students in prekindergarten through the end of high school.
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Other chapters within the NYSTCE Students with Disabilities (060): Study Guide & Practice course
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- 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
- Instructing English Language Learners
- Communication & Collaborative Approaches in Special Education
- Effective Teaching & Professional Growth in Special Education
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