Differentiated Instruction for the Inclusive Classroom
Course Description:This course focuses on preparing pre-service teachers for the inclusive classroom setting. Emphasis will be placed on differentiating instruction to effectively meet the academic needs of students in the inclusive classroom. This course requires a field placement.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook required.
A copy of the following documents downloaded from www.fldoe.org:
Guide to FSA and FSA 2.0 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Accommodations: Assisting Students with Disabilities
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
E – 1 Designs and plans effective instructional lessons.
E – 2 Maintains a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive and collaborative.
E – 3 Delivers and facilitates effective instruction.
E – 4 Analyzes and applies data from multiple assessments to diagnose learning needs and inform instruction.
E – 5 Designs purposeful professional goals for continuous improvement to strengthen instructional effectiveness and impact student learning
E – 6 Practices professional responsibility and ethical conduct and fulfills expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Define and describe key elements for differentiated instruction.
Identify and explain learning styles and how to apply learning styles to students in the inclusive setting.
Gain experience by completing a field placement in an inclusion classroom and develop a field journal to include assignments.
Plan with supervising teacher to teach a lesson within the inclusive classroom incorporating necessary supports, a hands-on activity, higher order questions, and assistive technology (if needed).
Define and apply the principles of multiple intelligences to the diverse learner.
Demonstrate various approaches to cooperative learning groups for the inclusive classroom.
Participate in open discussions about state and federal mandates regarding inclusion.
Collaborate with classmates as a team to development a “mock” individualized education plan using a case study.
Design activities and learning centers for diverse learners in the inclusive classroom.
Identify positive behavior supports (PBS) and collaboration strategies in working with students and parents in an inclusive setting.
Discuss current trends and issues regarding response to intervention model (RTI).
Class Participation, Task CC8C
Class Participation, Field Placement Log, Task CC10C
Field Placement Log, Task CC10C
Class Participation, In-Class Activity
Class Participation, M.A.
Class Participation, In-Class Activity, M.A.
In-Class Activity, (Make & Take), M.A.
Attend PD on Behavior Management / PBS
Class Participation, Task CC8C
College-wide policies and resources
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