EDU 668 - Special Education Practicum in Teaching Adolescent Students with Disabilities

Course participants will be engaged in two supervised practica with adolescent students who have special needs, one student at the middle grade and one at the high school level. Course participants will use their content and pedagogical knowledge and skills to assess and design curriculum for adolescent students with special needs and employ methodologies and adapted curricula within each of the major content areas: English, Math, Social Studies and Science; they will learn to work with school personnel to optimize students’ learning, as they communicate with caregivers and families about students’ academic achievement and development, making informed suggestions for family and home support. Application for the practicum must be submitted three months prior to placement and course registration; approval by the Education Department is required. The submission of the major assessment to TaskStream® is required.
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