Make mathematics accessible and understandable for all students, including those with disabilities. In this course, you will learn how to adapt your own curricula and work with special needs teachers to help your students succeed in the classroom. As your final task, you will develop a plan that builds accessibility strategies into your daily teachings.
Create a learning environment where all children feel their culture can be expressed and appreciated. Discover how to build a collection of educational resources and technologies that can effectively unlock new worlds and encourage students to immerse themselves in different cultural experiences. The final assignment is to design a creative teaching unit incorporating community and Internet resources to advance multicultural studies in the classroom.
Build the knowledge, skills, and insight to research, evaluate, and organize online classroom resources successfully. Explore the different types of material available online and the methods to evaluate them. Discuss some of the social and ethical issues posed by the Internet. Practice identifying appropriate online resources that support data-driven, problem-solving lesson plans.
Explore and develop math lessons that encourage higher-level thinking and discussion. Use proven Internet resources to incorporate critical thinking and cooperative learning into your mathematics curriculum.
Science can engage and encourage students to think critically and logically. In this course, you will learn to integrate technology into the classroom to encourage students to ask questions, collaborate with others, and explore and evaluate data. Discover software and Web activities designed to help your students organize and consolidate their thinking and analyze ideas clearly.
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Investigate how immigration, assimilation, discrimination, prejudice and pride are all part of the history of interaction between the predominant American culture and Asian Americans.
Analyze crime statistics, juvenile justice and overcrowded prisons as you evaluate your views of the criminal justice system.