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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ESE 271 - Mild-Moderate Methods: K-12 Inst. Across the Curriculum

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

Instructional strategies for integrating English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy and Math cross-disciplinary instruction for students with mild-moderate exceptionalities. Includes Arizona Academic Standards (AAS), lesson/unit planning, incorporating digital tools, strategies for critical thinking, differentiated instruction, and assessment.

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

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate content knowledge central to Math Instruction by identifying evidence-based instructional strategies for increasing proficiency in math calculations, applications, critical thinking, and problem solving. (Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 3, 5; Individualized General Curriculum (IGC) 5; Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) 4, 5, 7)
  2. Demonstrate content knowledge central to ELA by identifying instructional strategies and resources for increasing proficiency in written and spoken communication. (CEC 3, 5; Initial Specialty Curriculum Individual (ISCI) 5); InTASC 4)
  3. Evaluate writing assessment data to identify gaps in learning and provide appropriate instruction in organizing, composing, and correcting written products. (IGC 5)
  4. Explore assistive and augmentative digital tools and resources which support the communication and learning of students with exceptionalities. (InTASC 3; CEC 5; ISCI 5; IGC 5; International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 1)

  1. Math Content Knowledge
    1. Calculations
    2. Applications
    3. Critical thinking
    4. Problem solving
  2. ELA Content Knowledge
    1. Instructional Strategies and Resources
      1. Writing
      2. Communication
  3. Writing Assessment
  4. Assistive and Augmentative Tools and Resources