Shannon Gallagher's Mini-Course on Flexible Path and Pace in the Special Education Classroom
Flexible Path and Pace in the Special Education Classroom:
- Do you want to meet the individual needs of all students in your classroom?
- Do you want to further develop your personalized learning skills?
- Do you want to foster engagement and student interest?
If so... implementing flexible path and pace in the classroom is a great place to start! This course will support you in developing different strategies that allow students to access the curriculum in various ways.
Who is this for?
Who can benefit from this course?
This course is primarily designed for teachers. While this course will be rooted in examples from grades 7-12, teachers at all grade levels will find the content and strategies provided to be beneficial, and applicable across all grades and abilities. Teachers collaborating in the integrated co-taught (ICT) classroom setting will likely find this course the most helpful, as it provides insights as to how to seamlessly differentiate instruction.
Others who may benefit from this course are;
- School Administrators
- Professors of Education
- Instructional Designers
- Student Teachers
- Board of Education Members
What will you get out of this course?
When finished with this course, learners will;
- Be able to define flexible path and pace
- Be able to develop a playlist to support flexible path and pace within their content area
- Be able to consistently implement flexible path and pace in their classrooms
What will the learner do?
- The learner will reflect on and assess their strategies for implementing flexible path and pace
- The learner will reflect on new strategies using flexible path and pace
- Create a playlist which utilizes flexible path and pace
Outline for the Course:
Module 1: What is flexible path and pace, and why should we provide students with it?
Module 2: Identifying student needs and meeting them through flexible path and pace.
Module 3: Tools and strategies for implementing flexible path and pace.
Module 4: Exploring flexible path and pace through project based learning.