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Individualized Instruction in the Expanded Core Curriculum: An Introduction to Student Portfolios and Project-Based Learning

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Date:

July 18, 2018

Time:

12pm PT / 1pm MT / 2pm CT/ 3pm ET

60 minutes

Audience:

Teachers and other professionals serving students who are deaf-blind.

Description:

Pairing the Expanded Core Curriculum with project-based learning (also known as inquiry-based instruction) creates an ideal platform to teach students with visual impairments and deaf-blindness. Centered on student-specific needs, these projects teach students to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The presentation will include:

  • Case studies of students in elementary and secondary school
  • Practical tips for IEP goals
  • Portfolio projects for young students or students who have mild to moderate additional disabilities

Presenters:

Rachel Anne Schles, Teacher of the Visually Impaired, NLCSD (National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities) Scholar, University of Pittsburgh

Objectives:

Participants will be able to describe:

  • How to develop a portfolio rubric and IEP goals with instructional activities based on student needs in the expanded core curriculum.
  • The basics of project-based learning and how it can promote practical and real-world instruction for students with visual impairments including deaf-blindness.


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Peggy Malloy

Posted 7 Days Ago by Peggy Malloy

This webinar looks exciting. Just checking, no preregistration required?

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