Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
IEP-based lesson planning and teacher-directed and student-mediated instructional strategies.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; CPSE 403 or equivalent.
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 452
Course Outcomes

Characteristics of students with mild/moderate disabilities

Describe educational characteristics of students with mild/moderate disabilities.

Components of the Individualized Education Program (IEP)

List and describe the components of a standards-based IEP.

Utah Core Curriculum for mathematics

Demonstrate understanding of the Utah core curriculum for mathematics.

Standards-based planning

Write standards-based PLAAFP statements, IEP and unit goals, and lesson objectives for case study students.

Lesson planning for the effective teaching cycle

Write scripted direct instruction lesson plans with recording methods for student achievement data.

Enacting the effective teaching cycle

Use direct instruction lesson plans to enact the effective teaching cycle with high student response rates, praise, and corrective feedback.

Informal curriculum based assessments

Demonstrate how to design and collect data with curriculum based assessments, and how to use data to make instructional decisions for case study students.

Response to Intervention

Describe the RtI concept and process, and use progress-monitoring data to make RtI decisions for case study students.