Steve Dahl, the instructor of record, has served as a district-level administrator overseeing a variety of federal programs, such as Special Education and Title 1, for the past 5 years. He has a Master's Degree in Special Education and has completed post-Master's coursework to obtain a Washington State Administrator Credential which certifies him to oversee programs ranging from Preschool settings through 12th grade (as well as post-secondary vocational programs for 18-21 year old students). He has 17 years of combined experience in resource-room special education classrooms, inclusion support in a comprehensive high school, and provision of support to adults with disabilities in accessing a wide range of community settings.
This online course is designed to provide you an opportunity to learn about an instructional framework, Differentiated Instruction (DI), aimed at creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. Students will be presented a method for self-assessment of the extent to which their current instructional approach reflects the perspective, principles, and practices of the DI approach.June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2024
Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to give you a deeper understanding of the rationale for and structure of this particular standards-based framework. In this course you will learn a number of factors that contributed to the overall design of the Common Core Standards as well as practical pedagogical approaches that will support practitioners working toward deeper implementation.June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2024
Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction is designed to give you an understanding of the framework of and need for creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations. In this course, you will learn what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom.June 1, 2021 to June 1, 2024