Inclusion Strategies: Success in the Classroom
EDUC 792 or 600
Instructor: Dr. Larry Napoleon
Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)
Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $390
Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge
This course will help you become a successful teacher and manager of an inclusive classroom. You will explore the social, emotional and academic components and delve into strategies to assist you in all three areas. Daily interventions are tapped to increase student achievement and growth; providing you with a wealth of tools as you create lessons to meet the needs of all students in your classroom. Learn how to provide an accepting, inclusive classroom which allows each student to reach their highest potential.
As a result of participation in this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the legislation/federal mandates that support the inclusion model.
2. Understand how social and emotional interactions can enhance or impede student learning.
3. Analyze the role assessment/data gathering has in lesson planning, instruction and student achievement.
4. Apply accommodations to current lessons/units.
Janney, R & Snell M.E. (2013), Modifying Schoolwork: Teachers’ guide to inclusive practices. 3rd Edition. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
Articles: (referenced in the study guide and posted on our website) Sapon-Shevin, M. (September, 2008). Educational Leadership: “Learning in an Inclusive Community.” Pages 49-53.
Smith, R., Lambert, M. (September, 2008). Educational Leadership: “Assuming the Best.” Pages 16-21.
This course is available either online or print-based.