|Title||Inclusive Curricula for Learners 5-22|
This course is designed to provide candidates with subject-specific pedagogical knowledge and skills across the CA state-adopted academic content standards. Evidence-based strategies for design, delivery and formative assessment of core subject matter P-12 will be discussed. Use of appropriate academic language for instruction, learning and formative and summative assessment is stressed. Emphasis is placed on iinsuring that all students meet the appropriate grade/age level CA state content area standards and federal No Child Left Behind mandates in inclusive settings. Focus centers around research grounded methods that address the learning needs of at-risk students, students with special needs, students with English Language Learning needs, students with concurrent special education and ELL needs and students whose ability to keep pace with age appropriate curriculum requires differential instruction. This course meets the CCTC requirements for a preliminary Education Specialist. 30-hour practicum.