Counseling Psychology and Special Education
 

Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Effective Teaching Strategies for Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Teacher candidates will learn IEP-based lesson planning and teacher-directed and student-mediated instructional strategies. Application of course concepts will occur in a local school district each week.
CPSE
452
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; CPSE 403 or equivalent.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 452
Course Outcomes: 

Characteristics of students with mild/moderate disabilities

1. Describe educational characteristics of students with mild/moderate disabilities.

Planning for instruction

2. Write standards-based PLAAFP statements, IEP and unit goals, and lesson objectives.

Effective teaching cycle

3. Create and use scripted direct instruction lesson plans enacting the effective teaching cycle to address individual student learning needs.

Data-based decision making

4. Demonstrate the design and use of curriculum-based measurements to make instructional decisions.

Multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)

5. Describe the MTSS concept, processes, and use of progress-monitoring data to make MTSS decisions.