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1 Play the slide show...in order for the links (colored text) to be usable

2 EDWN 601

3 Welcome! 600: 2 class meetings - child development & behavior management, teaching strategies 601: 2 class meetings - assessment & Sp.Ed collaboration & modifications web syllabi - independent work Margaret Foss, Ph.D

4 Topics Multicultural issues Special Education English as a Second Language

5 Heelotia Cultural Exchange Activity Heelots & Hokies - learn culture Interactions - observe & discuss; exchange & discuss [2 times] Debrief Prepare Yourself

6 Minority Relations Background Native American history in WI 1-2 of the other topics Use citations/reference s Like a research paper Experiences Describe your experience either as a minority or with person(s) who are minorities Use specific scenarios and tell how they have affected you.

7 Where am I at? Please write brief notes on each bullet: What ideas were interesting/new? What additional information would I like? How can I use these ideas? MCMC SpEd RtI ELL Norwood SpEdRtIELLNorwood MCSpEdRtIELLNorwood

8 Special Ed and ELL

9 History of SpEd Law ESEA created Aid To Handicapped Children EHA Education for all Handicapped Children Early intervention - Head Start IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - Least restrictive environment IEP No Child Left Behind (NCLB) yr IEP Change qualifications for LD Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Waiver now in place in WI

10 Special Education Alphabet Soup RtI - Response to Intervention & PBIS - Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports IEP - Individual Education Program LD - learning disability; E(B)D - emotional (behavioral) disability; CD - cognitive disability/delay; ADD/ADD- H/ADHD - attention deficit variations PL94-142PL (1975) - Federal law mandating SpEd IDEAIDEA Federal law modifying qualification See also handout on acronyms

11 IEP and team meeting Members of a team SpEd teacher RegEd teacher Parent Administrator & or school psychologist Student Annual review of goals and progress made

12 IEP materials Invitation - often all a RegEd teacher sees Evaluation report and cover sheet - signed at IEP Actual plan - Describe categories of information provided - Present your section to the class Next

13 Where am I at? Please write brief notes on each bullet: What ideas were interesting/new? What additional information would I like? How can I use these ideas? MCMC SpEd RtI ELL Norwood SpEdRtIELLNorwood MCSpEdRtIELLNorwood

14 Response to Intervention Wisconsin RtI vision RtI stories Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Tiers of support 1 - for all students 2 - extra support by reg ed 3 - extra support and SpEd services

15 Co-Teaching Is An opportunity to collaborate Shows equality for reg/spec ed teachers Can take a lot of forms Is not One teacher running the show and the other supervising a separate group Unequal in roles

16 Response to Intervention WI RtI Meeting Matthew Jigsaw activity In Expert group: Read and discuss your assigned article In Reporting group: Share your information

17 SpEd assignments Interview Be sure to discuss: RtI co-teaching responsibilities of RegEd and SpEd teachers in IEP and service to students Modifications Choose 1-2 categories of SpEd (e.g. LD, CD, visually impaired) Describe general modifications for persons with those needs Do the same for ELLs (ideas follow) Next

18 Where am I at? Please write brief notes on each bullet: What ideas were interesting/new? What additional information would I like? How can I use these ideas? MCMC SpEd RtI ELL Norwood SpEdRtIELLNorwood MCSpEdRtIELLNorwood

19 Immigrants Immigration trends 10% of all students in US are immigrants Not only urban growth Progression of language learning: 6-8 years immersion to become fluent Literate in 1st language to learn 2nd Read, discuss and report on the articles in the links below [Urban Institute, ELL]Urban InstituteELL

20 Programs for ELLs Maintenance bilingual - all subjects in both languages Immersion - instruction in English only [2 way immersion blends half English/half other instruction & kids] English as a Second Language - pullout for concentrated English study Sheltered English (Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English SDAIE) - on grade level content in English, with lots of support

21 ELL needs Safe environment to experiment with language & make mistakes Interaction with native speakers of English Academic support, especially for vocabulary Acculturation Wisconsin resources & Info

22 Acculturation Cushner, K, McClelland, A. & Safford, P. (2003). Human diversity in education: An integrative approach (4th Ed.), p. 79. New York: McGraw-Hill.

23 Thematic, hands on, student groups Read aloud, a lot Incorporate their culture into lessons Use visual examples Smile a lot, speak slowly and enunciate Empathize - remember it wasnt their idea to come here Use an interpreter Minimize lecture time Assign a buddy Next How to teach ELL students

24 Lighten the linguistic load Speak slowly Use the same term consistently, no synonyms Avoid contractions Use short sentences Avoid passive voice Check & restate Write and talk at the same time Use a graphic Read & discuss scenario: Curtin, p. 87

25 Modifying text Provide consistent vocabulary and reinforce a LOT Topic sentence & list of details Use simpler synonyms when possible Shorten sentences Avoid idioms Are the adjectives really necessary? Use simple verb tenses or imperative form Avoid there, it,that as sentence starters Use not carefully

26 Text reading strategies Useful for all students KWL - planning/brainstorming strategy GIST - summary writing SQ3R - reading strategy

27 Free resources s.govhttp://www.edpub s.gov/ d.gov/index.cfm ets.comhttp://freeworkshe ets.com/ cle.orghttp://www.freecy cle.org/ For beginning teachers Middle school tips Secondary tips Language drill & practice Next

28 Semester Plan 18 weeks of topics (not lessons or activities) Can be outline format Connect to Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for your content area, use the alphanumeric codes for the standardsWisconsin Model Academic Standards Also identify some CCSS Literacy in all subjects StandardsCCSS Literacy in all subjects Your Unit Plan for EDWN 600 will be a subset of this

29 Where am I at? Please write brief notes on each bullet: What ideas were interesting/new? What additional information would I like? How can I use these ideas? MCMC SpEd RtI ELL Norwood SpEdRtIELLNorwood MCSpEdRtIELLNorwood

30 Norwood Elementary School activity Lets use what we have learned to balance a hypothetical schools budget Follow the directions on the page and come up with a proposal for the schools upcoming year.


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