Prerequisites: EDUC 412, EDUC 413 and EDUC 445. Open only to students enrolled in Phase II of the secondary teacher certification program. (First semester/3 credits)
This course is designed to introduce students to strategies for differentiating instruction within the general education classrooms. The course examines the legal, philosophical and programmatic underpinnings of instructional inclusion, broadly defined. Addressed in the course are approaches for adapting the curriculum, especially in the areas of reading, writing and mathematics, to meet the needs of students with identified disabilities (e.g., learning disabled, emotionally impaired, speech and language impaired, intellectually disabled).