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SPED 520 Teach Adolescents – Strategies Content
For students with initial certification in adolescence education, will look at any content of the NYS Learning Standards as well as the specific content to be taught, determine the nature of that content and then prepare appropriate instruction. This foundation prepares teachers to include the content developed by the University of Kansas on Learning Strategies and Content Enhancement Routines. This includes ways of planning and delivering instruction to help all students, including those with learning problems, understand and retain critical course content. Topics include using graphic organizers, options for presenting content, mnemonics; task specific learning strategies; cooperative groups and peer focused interventions; study guides and guided notes; advance organizers; text structures for narrative and expository text; single and multiple approaches for reading comprehension; writing mechanics, prompts, and rubrics; narrative, informative, and persuasive writing; problem solving; analogies; elaborative interrogation; and practice for problem solving.
Prerequisites: SPED 510, 511, and 515; Graduate status in SPEC, SPCD.
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