The special education faculty expects candidates to be reflective, culturally sensitive practitioners and leaders in the profession of education who practice within the Code of Ethics adopted by the CEC.
Special education professionals are committed to developing the highest educational and quality of life potential of individuals with exceptionalities.
Special education professionals promote and maintain a high level of competenceand integrity in practicing their profession.
Special education professionals engage in professional activities which benefit individuals with exceptionalities, their families, other colleagues, candidates, or research subjects.
Special education professionals exercise objective professional judgment in the practice of their profession.
Special education professionals strive to advance their knowledge and skills regarding the education of individuals with exceptionalities.
Special education professionals work within the standards and policies of their profession.
Special education professionals seek to uphold and improve where necessary the laws, regulations, and policies governing the delivery of special education and related services and the practice of their profession.
Special education professionals do not condone or participate in unethical or illegal acts, nor violate professional standards adopted by the Delegate Assembly of CEC
Daily Class Lectures/Assignments
Take Flight Order of Presentation is attached.
Brief Overview of Take Flight
Lecture: Multisensory Instructional Approach
Handwriting Overview (Brief)
Practicum: Alphabet Activities and Procedures
Lecture: The Structure of Lesson Planning
Observe Take Flight Lesson
Lecture: Discovery and Linkages Overview
Observe Take Flight Lesson
Demonstration: Demo Step-by-Step Auditory/Visual discovery and linkages
Practicum: Pair up and practice discovery and linkages.
Lecture: Reading Overview: Attributes of Reading
Lecture: Reading Accuracy
Lecture: Syllable Division and Affixes Overview- Complete Activity 41, Which Syllable Type?
Practicum: Reading Accuracy: syllable division, affixes and patterns.
Lecture: Dyslexia: What is it? Parent Information Seminar
1. Activity 49 Syllable Division Patterns and Choices
2. Activity 50 Terms for Decoding
Lecture: Reading Automaticity Overview
Lecture: Reading Comprehension
Lecture: Phonological Awareness Overview
Make sure you have all of your mouth pictures cut out and can labeled.
Practicum: Phonemic Awareness Practicum
Observe and note the Spelling portion of the lesson, paying particular attention to the procedures.
Lecture: Spelling Overview
ObserveTake Flight Lesson
Lecture: Spelling Overview Continued
Observe the flow and pacing of the lesson cycle.
Lecture: Identification of Dyslexia
Lecture : History of the English Language
Proficiency Checks, Demonstration Lessons and Final Exam are the last few days.
The Notebook is due the day of the final exam.
Grades are determined by weighing the course requirements in the following manner:
Proficiency checks: 25%
Demonstration Lesson: 25%
Final Exam 25%
Divide notebook into the following sections:
Procedures and responses for the following will be checked for proficiency:
You may choose to video tape a lesson or do a live demonstration.
The final exam will be open book. Exam questions will come from lecture notes, texts and activity sheets.
You are expected to attend every class and be on time.
Other Class Policies
You will check off each of your assignments in the assignment folder.