udemy coupon free march 2015 | Support Special Education Students in Your K12 Classroom

udemy coupon free march 2015 | Support Special Education Students in Your K12 Classroom 
Learn the basics of how great general education teachers support the needs of special education students.

Course Description

All K12 educators should be able to effectively support special educational students in their general education classroom. Special education students come in all shapes and sides including general physical, mental or emotional disabilities as well as topic or subject specific learning disabilities. This course is a beginner course in the series of Special Education for all Educators from the Blended Schools Network.
In this course you will learn the foundations of supporting special education students in the general education classroom. Course participants will learn about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the process of creating Individual Education Plans (IEP) and creating SMART goals.
If you are a pre-service teacher, a new teacher going through orientation or have recently started working with special education students for the first time this course will prepare for provide a quality education for those students. By the end of this course you will be able to read an IEP and combine it's requirements with your knowledge of a specific student. This combination of special ed and general ed knowledge will allow you to create specific accommodations and modifications which allow all students to succeed in your classroom.
The course is structured in to three primary sections, Foundations of Special Education and IEP Boot Camp I and II. Each section consists of instructional videos and supporting readings as well as discussions and reflection prompts. At the end of each section will find a suggestion for a project that will allow you to solidify your knowledge of the topic using a real world situation.
Completing this course will provide with a new skill set that you can apply in your classroom immediately and also enhance your resume allowing you pursue greater challengers in your teaching career.

What are the requirements?

  • Productivity software such as Microsoft office useful but not required
  • Knowledge of the K12 classroom
  • K12 discipline specific knowledge (e.g. Math, Science or Social Studies)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 39 lectures and 1 hour of content!
  • Read, identify and successfully communicate the legal rights and obligations of all stakeholders documented in an Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Plan and execute instructional accommodations and modifications that satisfy the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Write an IEP expectation statement that includes Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound (SMART) goals that correlate to academic standards

What is the target audience?

  • General education teacher that need to support special education students
  • K12 Teachers
  • Pre-service teachers who wish to increase their knowledge of supporting special education students
  • This course is designed for general eduation teachers who support special education students NOT for special education teachers