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Evaluate instructional strategies and curriculum designs for students with learning disabilities

Examine instructional strategies and curriculum designs for students with learning disabilities. Which strategies are most useful in your classroom with the age group you teach? What elements of curriculum development and program design will help students with LD succeed?

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Let's first start with some of the ideal co-teaching options so we have a common background.

*Both teach: both teachers take an active role in instruction
*One teach, one support:one teacher has the primary responsibility of teaching while the other teacher supports the instruction by recording notes on the overhead, etc.
*One teach, one observe: one teacher has the primary responsibility to teach while the others gathers data about the students that is used to customize instruction
One teach, one drift: one teacher has the primary responsibility to teach while the other assists students with their work and monitors their behavior
*One teach, one shadow: one teacher has the primary responsibility to teach while the other rephrases or reexplains information to students as needed

Small group instructional methods include:

*Station teaching: the class is divided in half and one teacher teaches part of the lesson while the other teacher ...

Solution Summary

This solution is about 600 words and discusses co-teaching options and small instructional methods to determine which method works best in a learning disability student situation.

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