Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher
Price: 
$140.00
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This course will take special education teachers through the tasks that are necessary for meeting needs of the students with disabilities successfully. The primary goal of this class is to provide pertinent and practical information for teaching in the special education field, whether it is a special education classroom or just needing assistance with inclusion for students with special needs in the classroom setting. Professionals will learn to identify resources to assist with establishing a productive and satisfying career as a special education teacher. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall the key principals of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
  • Identify ten actions that will provide the foundation of your work as a special education teacher
  • List key evidence-based practices in the different content areas
  • Recognize strategies for managing the different roles and nonteaching responsibilities

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher Module 1
The Basics

Module one begins with providing an overview of the path to a great start in your career. Subjects such as searching for the right position and interviewing for jobs. This module also outlines the actions for new educators to move towards becoming an accomplished and effective teacher.

  • Snapshot for New Educators
  • Careful Job Search
  • The Team Approach
  • Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
  • Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher Module 2
Becoming an Accomplished Educator

Now that you have learned and reviewed the basics, the course will focus on becoming an accomplished educator. It focuses more on the finer points of the profession such as collaboration, positive approach to behavior management, and motivating students.

  • Organizing Work, Space, and Time
  • Balancing the Tasks
  • Collaboration
  • Behavior Management
  • Establishing High Expectations

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher Module 3
Approaching Instruction

In module three, you will focus on mastering effective practices. Throughout this module, there are discussions on how to improve your instruction and focus on key instructional ideas for reading, writing, math, science, and social studies.

  • Improve Instruction
  • Frameworks for Approaching Instruction
  • Apply Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practices
  • Implementing Strategies

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Special Education Teacher Module 4
Evidence Based Instruction

Module 4 will focus on putting all the pieces together using evidence-based practices to work with student with severe disabilities. Learning to implement these strategies will help you become an accomplished special education teacher. 

  • Students with Severe Disabilities
  • Students with Significant Health Issues
  • IDEA Services
  • General Education Curriculum
  • Lifelong Learning

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player