*Registration for Endicott College and Colorado State University-Pueblo credits must be completed at course start.
Teaching Reading to Students with Learning Disabilities
This course is an overview of research, theory, and best practices in the fields of reading and learning disabilities, teaching evidence-based modifications and interventions based upon individual needs and designed to address and remediate learning deficits in reading as specified by the I.E.P.
Social Emotional Disorders in the Classroom
The course provides comprehensive information on social/emotional disorders and behaviors that may arise from the disability, including common assessments, functional behavior assessment, ABA and Positive Behavior Supports, advocacy, and current issues in the field.
Including Special Education Students in the Classroom
This course is designed to provide educators with an overview of special education accommodations and modifications for the inclusive classroom through a structured approach of assessing students needs and obtaining suitable support services as needed.
Closing the Achievement Gap
This course will introduce participants to best practical and applicable instructional methodologies and strategies for closing the achievement gap. Understanding by Design and Response to Intervention models will be research and applied to closing the achievement gap.
Literacy in Mathematics
This course will expose participants to various strategies for incorporating literacy with math in order to connect processes that are essential to both problem solving and concept development in mathematics to meet Common Core State Standards and accelerate student success.
Teaching Writing for Better Readers
This course is designed to provide participants with an overview of the basic components,
current research, and best strategies for teaching writing for better reading to all students, including child development in writing and reading, the writing process, and four types of
Pedagogy for the Inclusive Classroom
This course introduces participants to best practical and applicable instructional methodologies for diverse learners in the inclusive setting, including ELL students and students with behavioral challenges.
Assistive Technology and Accessible Instructional Materials
This course is designed as an introductory overview in the application of assistive,
adaptive, and augmentative technologies in the general education setting for improved learning, curriculum adaptation, and educational material accessibility by all students.
Teaching Social Studies
Learn to effectively teach social studies to diverse populations of students in grades K-8 through curriculum mapping, creation of meaningful lessons, cooperative learning, critical thinking, interdisciplinary projects, and the assessment process.
Understanding Special Education
This course provides educators with an overview of the referral and eligibility process, the major special education disability categories, and best teaching practices to support each disability type within the inclusive classroom.