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ESE 270 - Methods of Instruction: Students/Mild-Moderate Disabilities

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Application of materials, strategies, methods, and techniques for creating lessons that promote mastery of learning and active participation for teaching students with mild-moderate disabilities. Includes Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI) and Arizona Academic Standards. Also includes the incorporation of differentiated instruction and technology into lesson planning.

Information: Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program approval is required before enrolling in this course.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Incorporate knowledge of Arizona Academic Standards (AAS) into lesson planning. (Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) 4, 7; Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 5)
  2. Identify effective assessment measures to be used in lesson planning. (InTASC 6, 7; CEC 4; Initial Specialty Curriculum Individual (ISCI) 4)
  3. Identify effective technology tools and resources to customize learning materials and experiences for students with mild-moderate disabilities. (InTASC 4; CEC 5; ISCI 5; International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2)
  4. Design lesson plans that incorporate effective instructional strategies, techniques, resources, and materials to create learning experiences that differentiate instruction and promote mastery of learning and active engagement for individuals with mild-moderate disabilities. (InTASC 7; CEC 3; ISCI 5; Individualized General Curriculum (IGC) 5)

  1. Arizona Academic Standards
  2. Assessment
  3. Technology Tools for Teaching
  4. Lesson Plan Design
    1. Differentiation
    2. Materials
    3. Essential elements of instruction
      1. Objectives
      2. Anticipatory set
      3. Modeling
      4. Guided practice
      5. Independent practice
      6. Check for understanding
      7. Assessment
      8. Closure
  5. Lesson Presentation
  6. Reflecting on Practice-CEC Standards