Week 10 (7/11-7/17): Cluster 4 Learner Differences and Learning Needs Objective 4.1: Describe current hierarchical theories and multiple theories of intelligence . Objective 4.2: Explain how intelligence is measured, and discuss what these measurements tell teachers. Objective 4 .3: Discuss the values and limitations of considering students’ learning styles . Objective 4.4: Discuss the implications of the IDEA and Section 504 protections for contemporary education. Objective 4.5: Understand the special educational needs of students with learning challenges . Objective 4.6: Recognize the special educational needs of students who are gifted and talented. Assignment #1 Read the Textbook, Cluster 4 Learner Differences and Learning Needs Assignment #2 A (due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, July 14 th , 2016). (Please be specific in your answer/explanation of each task/question, and do not copy the examples or definitions from textbook. Also make sure you will cite the source if you are going to quote anything from textbook or other sources.) Task 1: Discussion Questions 1) Using the models of intelligence given by the text as a guide, define what is meant by 2)Watch the following clip on learning styles (Dr. Daniel Willingham – “Learning Styles Don’t Exist”, ) and discuss the questions below: 3) Define what generally constitutes an emotional behavior disorder. Describe four out of the six categories of disorderspresented in Woolfolk's text. 4) How are you, as a regular teacher, likely to be affected by Public LawsIDEA(the Individuals with Disabilities Act) and the notion of least restrictive environment? Under these laws, you may participate in developing an IEP. Describe the major elements of an IEP. 5). Define Section 504 , provide at least 5 instructional accommodations that could be incorporated into a Section 504 plan.
1) Intelligence is the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills, it involves mental capacity, acumen, insight, perception, reasoning, brilliance and ability to name a few.
- Spring '14
- IEP, special educational needs