1KYM1 Task 2: Student Needs AnalysisEmily M. AtkinsWestern Governors University
2KYM1 Task 2: Student Needs AnalysisA.Discuss the potential challenges you may face in your instructional setting that relate to the exceptional needs of students.Potential challenges that I would face in an instructional setting would be teaching to special education students, English language learners, and gifted students. Being able todifferentiate your instruction is key to meeting the needs of every learner. These learners need collaborative group work to best meet their needs. Some challenges that you would face with collaborative group work for your English language learners would be having a hard time communicating with their peers. Another challenge in collaborative group work would be your gifted students taking over all the work and special education learners not doing their part of the work. Gifted students tend to want to be in charge so that they make sure their answers justify what the teacher is asking for. Another challenge for collaborative group work could be time management. Different types of learners complete tasks at their own rate. This could get frustrating for your learners who finish tasks fast and must wait on the learners who need more time.B.Explain how you would incorporate your personal philosophy of curriculum into the design and development of curriculum to address students with exceptional needs in your instructional setting.My instructional setting is in a rural low-income area. Teaching in a low-income area my students have very different learning styles that range from special education students, to ADHD
3students, and all the way to gifted students. By having so many different types of learners I
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