MTI 521 SP: Building Literacy Skills for Students with Disabilities
GRADUATE CREDITS: 3
Downing, June. (2005). Teaching Literacy to Students With Significant Disabilities: Strategies for the K-12 Inclusive Classroom, 1st edition, Corwin Press- ISBN-13: 978-0761988793
This course will walk the educator through information about Literacy, Literacy and federal mandates in education, and literacy for students with disabilities. Educators will examine how students with a wide range of disabilities can build literacy and communication skills. Educators will consider how to plan literacy activities, teach literacy skills, and evaluate progress.
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the barriers to literacy instruction. InTASC 2,3
- Understand the relationship between communication and literacy. InTASC 7
- Develop and plan for the delivery of literacy goals. InTASC 1,3,4,7,8
- Evaluate literacy progress. InTASC 5
- Reflect on literacy instruction and assessment practice. InTASC 7,9
- Gain practical tips for classroom teaching and student management for each type of learning disability, InTASC 1, 2, 4
- Examine the benefits of teaching self-advocacy for students with special accommodations, InTASC 3
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Available within 1 week of receiving your grade.
- 10 text questions
- 2 applications
- 1 action research project
- 1 essay
- 10 journal entries
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