Education

Cultivating a Heart for Individuals with Diverse Needs and Exceptionalities

Slavin and Schunk (2017) stated, “Intentional teachers creatively seek ways to reach each of their students. They create inclusive environments and commit to fostering learning for all. Intentional teachers serve as members of professional teams in order to collaborate to meet the needs of students with special needs” (p. 334).

Disability Paper : Speech/Language Impairment (Disorder)

Description: Keeping current in the reading of educational literature is a requirement for continuous improvement of teachers.
Directions: Select a peer reviewed article from an education journal that discusses an issue of interest in the field of special education. The article should have been written within the last five years. The article should consist of a minimum of three pages. 

A Class Divided And The Invisible Knapsack Review

Imagine that your principal has come to you and stated that the district is interested in hosting a professional development workshop for educators to help them broaden their cultural competence, improve their family-teacher relationships, and enhance educational experiences for all students. The district is proposing using the materials from "A Class Divided" and "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" for the workshop. Both of these resources are dated, but are often used in schools to introduce faculty to social justice issues that affect educators.   

Proficiency Level Analysis

Analyze the proficiency level data in the “Ms. Jensen’s 7th Grade Class AZELLA Scores” document to place the students into appropriate groups for in-class activities.

In a 500-750 word essay, describe how you would group these students for in-class English language arts activities. Include a rationale for your choices.

Support this assignment with at least three scholarly resources.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

Using SEI Strategies in a SIOP Lesson Plan

Create a SIOP lesson plan in a content area of your choice for a group of ELLs at a grade and English language proficiency (ELP) level that you specify.

Use the “SIOP Lesson Plan Template,” located in the Student Success Center.

Identify and select the ELP Standards from your state.

Create a content objective and a language objective using the English Language Arts Standards from your state.

Consider applicable language acquisition stages of development in your lesson planning.

Assistive Technology Device Matrix

Research two low tech, two high tech, two augmentative, and two alternative assistive technology devices appropriate for students with previously identified mild to moderate language disabilities. Use the “Assistive Technology Device Matrix Template” located int he upload section to complete the assignment.

Use a minimum of three scholarly resources to support your findings.

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