http://xlearners.wordpress.com Rachel Karlsen. ED 561 Educating Exceptional Learners Workshop #1. Approximate Schedule. 6:00-7:00 Bible verse, meet n greet, overview of evening, overview of class, syllabus, website.
6:00-7:00 Bible verse, meet n greet, overview of evening, overview of class, syllabus, website.
7:00-8:00 discussion/reading reactions, quickwrite, Freaks, Music Within, notes, classroom website
8:20-9:00 Inclusion Video, Jigsaw Activity
9:00-9:30 Learning Disabilities video
9:30-10:00 Share “take aways,” exit papers,
“When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and the alien. I am the LORD your God.”
When God set up his society, he set it up to reflect his heart. He set it up so that none of his people would have to experience poverty without limits. He set it up so that those traveling through would not be hungry as a guest in YHWH’s nation.
Please tell us:
Your experience with students with special needs….
About your interview……
Response to email
Attendance (one absence, be prompt)
Checklist for presentations, time limit (15-20ish minutes) see syllabus/website
Checklist for papers, see syllabus/website
Due dates/see syllabus
20% grade deduction if paper is turned in more than 24 hours after class night
No late papers/projects accepted past Friday night
(4 days late)
Choose one quote you agree with and one quote you don’t agree with.
Share your quote and give reasons.
Get ready for a seminar….
(End seminar with next slide)
Context: in the classroom
A. Definition of fair:
Everyone gets what they need to be successful (rather than everyone gets the same thing)
“The best place in the world to succeed is where you are with what you’ve got.” Charles M. Schultz
In a broad-based study (Wenglinsky, 2000) of National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) data, researchers found that, while teacher inputs, professional development, and classroom practices all influence student achievement, the greatest role is played by classroom practices.
R rated for language including some sexual references and some drug content
Can be used with any grade level; mix ability levels.
What is the main principle of
Student’s present level of performance
Measurable annual goals and short-term objectives; how these will be measured
Special education and related services
Explanation of the extend child will not participate with non-disabled peers
Individual modifications to statewide and district wide
Beginning date of services and modifications
Transition services-must be present at age 16
Also called Swinging a Pick Ax
Intended audience: 5th-12th grade
Teaching Students Who Are Exceptional, Diverse and At Risk in the General Education Classroom, 5e
Vaugn, Bos, & Schumm-ISBN 01371519829 2011 Pearson Education, Inc.
Good communication: A website (http://jrcam.wordpress.com)
“Random” vs Effective teaching
Raise your hands and say “That’s Me!”
Pretest~~~Analyze results~~~Plan for differentiated instruction~~ ~Teach~ ~~Assess, Modify, Reflect, Adjust ~~Teach~~Posttest~~~Re-engage
Compare to older model:
Share something you will take away from our time together tonight
Exit/participation papers: Fill out and turn in….
Important Moments reminder…