EDU 503 : Teaching All Learners in Elementary Schools
This course investigates best practices in delivering instruction in inclusive settings. Emphasis is on planning for multi-level structured learning experiences for students with diverse characteristics. Interventions for diverse teaching challenges are investigated within the context of inclusive classrooms. A variety of teaching strategies are presented, critiqued, and practiced, based on a philosophy of interactive and reflective teaching. Candidates develop knowledge about autism, multiple learning styles, the full range of learner characteristics, partnerships with parents and other educational personnel and developing critical thinking skills in students in grades 1-6. Fieldwork required.