Online Courses offered by Educational Equity for All. Seats in these courses can be purchased through the store.
Teaching in the World of Special Education
This course has a series of modules which will introduce teachers to the complex world of special education. We will be looking at good instructional practices with students who have significant cognitive disabilities. We will be exploring the world of special education through a series of modules that will provide training and resources on creating a positive learning experience for all students.
We will look at what our obligation is as a teacher, we will examine characteristics of syndromes, disabilities and disorders with educational implications and we will get into classroom management skills. Then we break down management into physical space and instructional processes. We will conclude with a discussion about access and engagement.
Educational Benefit for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities
This course has a series of modules which will introduce teachers to the complex world of special education. We will be looking at Educational Benefit as it occurs in a moderate to severe classroom. In this series of modules we will be exploring the legal and moral obligations that you have as a teacher working with this student population.
Course Objectives Include: Identifying the aspects of a positive mindset, really looking at what educational benefit is beyond just the IEP. Talking about Least Restrictive Environment, looking at programming as it refers to educational benefit, and then talking about partnerships that occur in the classroom. Each of these components definitely has an impact on educational benefit.
Teacher and Paraeducator Working Together
In this course we will be looking at the dynamic relationship between the members of the instructional team in a special education classroom.