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Learning Exercise: Adapting Instruction for Students with Special Needs

Title:
Adapting Instruction for Students with Special Needs
Material:
Description:
The Jason Project was designed for students without disabilities. Learning to adapt standard materials is a key component of the life of a special educator.
Course: Special Education Teaching Methods

Info

Submitted by:
Tamarah Ashton
Date Last Modified:
September 07, 2000

Exercise


1. In pairs, visit the Jason Project website (http://www.jasonproject.org/front.html).

2. Read through the link of the curriculum preview.

3. How could the students with disabilities whom you currently teach or plan to
teach participate in this general education curriculum?

4. List the disability/disabilities of the students you are describing and
outline the types of adaptations you would need to make in order for this to be
a successful learning experience for all students.

5. Present your findings to the class.

Categories

Audience

  • College Upper Div Major

Topics

Adapting standard curriculum materials.

Requirements

Knowledge of standard general education curriculum frameworks
Knowledge of the range of appropriate adaptations for students with disabilities

Learning Objectives

To adapt standard curriculum to meet the needs of students with disabilities

Type of Task

  • Core activity
  • Student-centered
  • Team
  • Unsupervised