About This Chapter
1. Special Education: Definition, Types & Philosophy
Learn what special education is and the different types. Find out about the philosophy behind special education. Read the lesson and then take a brief quiz to test your knowledge.
2. What Is Special Needs? - Definition, Types & Law
There are laws that protect individuals with special needs. This lesson will define special needs, identify the types of special needs, and the laws that protect the individuals.
3. Educating Students with Special Needs
In this lesson, we will explore how to educate students with special needs. We will specifically address how the educational needs of these students are best served if they are in a mainstream classroom being taught alongside their peers.
4. Special Education Procedural Safeguards: IDEA & Explanation
IDEA regulations include a set of procedural safeguards designed to protect the rights of children with disabilities, their parents, and the involved agencies. This lesson explores the most important safeguards afforded to families under IDEA.
5. Accommodations for Special Education Students
Explore what accommodations for special education students are, how they are determined, and how they are implemented. Learn how accommodations differ from modification.
6. Modifications for Special Education Students: Definition & Checklist
This lesson explains the difference between accommodations and modifications. We'll also discuss the process of making modifications and review some examples.
7. Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges
In this lesson, we will discuss the general characteristics of children with sensory dysfunction and how teachers can adapt the classroom environment to accommodate these students.
8. Strategies to Engage & Communicate with Special Education Students
Are you interested in actively engaging your special education students? The following lesson will show you ways to communicate with them and use hands-on strategies instead of just teaching on a chalkboard or from a textbook.
9. 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.
10. How to Assess the Cultural Background & Experiences of ELL Students
When you assess English language learners, you usually concentrate on placing them at a specific language level. This lesson explores why and how you can go beyond language to include the cultural backgrounds and experiences of English learners.
11. Strategies for Teaching ELL Students
This lesson will highlight strategies that can be used to help English Language Learners in the classroom, such as the use of pictures and small groups. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge of methods for teaching ELL students.
12. How to Adapt Lessons for English Language Learners
When you're teaching English language learners (ELLs), it's sometimes necessary to adapt lessons to meet their needs. This lesson provides tips and techniques you can use to adapt lessons for ELLs.
13. Making Academic Language Accessible to ELL Students
Academic language is different from the social language that students often pick up naturally in conversation. In this lesson, teachers will learn how to make academic language accessible for English language learner (ELL) students.
14. Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students
Using a translator or carrying a translating device is not realistic when learning English as a second language. In this lesson, you'll learn how to strategically teach vocabulary to English language learners.
15. Teaching ELL Students to Read
There has been an increase in the number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom. This lesson highlights ways to teach ELLs to become successful readers.
16. Assessment Issues with English Language Learners
In this lesson, teachers will review some common issues that English language learner (ELL) students often face when taking both content-area and standardized assessments. This lesson also includes some strategies for teachers to help ELL students overcome these issues.
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