This course is part of the 2015 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Aligning Literacy Instruction to Standards for Students with Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities (Including Autism), and is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This course will offer instructional strategies to help create access to the standard curriculum for students with moderate to severe disabilities. Participants will learn how to apply universal design of learning for all students, involve students in their own learning, translate research to practice, and teach to generalization. Participants will also learn how to to teach to measurable, standards-based objectives that are relevant and meaningful for students who access curriculum at various levels.
Course created on October 5, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to describe major elements of universal design of learning.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific strategies (e.g., systematic instruction, self-determination) to develop instruction aligned with standards-based IEP goals and objectives for students with moderate and severe disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to create standards-based instructional plans for students who access curriculum at various levels, including multiple communication modes of response.
|0-10 Minutes||What does alignment to the curriculum look like for student with moderate-severe intellectual disability?|
|10-25 Minutes||Universal Design for Learning: Impact of accessibility|
|25-35 Minutes||Developing self-determined learners|
|35-55 Minutes||Research to Practice: Building a personally relevant curriculum|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Bree Jimenez, PhD
Bree Jimenez is an assistant professor of special education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Jimenez has worked in the field of low-incidence disability for over 15 years. Dr. Jimenez designs and conducts research in the area of general curriculum access, specifically in adapted literature, mathematics, and inquiry science. She has published a book and written multiple textbooks chapters surrounding general curriculum access, inclusive practices and alternate assessments for students with moderate and severe disabilities, and is a published curriculum writer. Dr. Jimenez has also published 20 peer• reviewed journal articles, surrounding topics in systematic instruction, general curriculum access, inclusive practices, and embedded instruction for students with moderate and severe disabilities. She has spent extensive time working with state departments and alternate assessment consortiums, as well as providing professional development with educators and administrators on alternate assessments nationally.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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