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SPED/537

Mathematics Instruction for Special Education

Online

Format

$525

Estimated Tuition

credits

Total credits

weeks

Course length

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Choose an upcoming start date:

11 Jan 2022

Enroll by 1pm Central: 07 Jan 2022 09:00:00 AM

Enroll by 1pm Central: 18 Mar 2022 09:00:00 AM

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University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Mathematics Instruction for Special Education

Course level: Continuing Teacher Education

This course focuses on the vertical alignment of national, state, and local mathematics standards used to deliver content instruction in the area of mathematics to learners with exceptional learning needs. In addition, this course will provide participants with the opportunity to examine and analyze strategies that support learner development, learner differences, content knowledge, application of content, assessment, planning instruction, and professional practices. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.

Prerequisites

None

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Content Knowledge, Planning, and Instruction

  • Identify how state and national mathematics standards affect exceptional learners.
  • Plan instruction that supports the acquisition of mathematics concepts, content curriculum,
  • and pedagogy, and that makes mathematics accessible and meaningful for exceptional learners.
  • Integrate cross-disciplinary skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving, and connect concepts using different perspectives into mathematics lessons for exceptional learners.
  • Identify age-appropriate accommodations and modifications for the exceptional learner in a mathematics classroom.
  • Identify a variety of research-based mathematics instructional strategies for exceptional learners.

Methods of Assessment and Progress Monitoring

  • Evaluate a variety of assessment strategies to enhance exceptional learners’ understanding of mathematics.
  • Describe how assessment data, including observation and documentation, can be used to guide instructional decisions related to exceptional learners in the mathematics classroom.
  • Analyze formative and summative mathematics assessments for exceptional learners.
  • Describe how the assessment process can promote exceptional learners’ acceptance of responsibility for their own learning in the mathematics classroom.

Integrating Literature and Technology

  • Explore how exceptional learners use language to express mathematical thinking.
  • Analyze how literature integration in the mathematics classroom affects the exceptional learner.
  • Investigate effective uses of technology and media for exceptional learners in the mathematics classroom.
  • Describe ways to create a safe and productive learning environment for exceptional learners in the mathematics classroom.

Communication and Collaboration with Families and the Community

  • Examine how family and personal experiences shape teaching and learning perceptions in the mathematics classroom for exceptional learners.
  • Analyze the importance of communication and collaboration with families and the community.
  • Explore strategies to utilize community resources for exceptional learners in the mathematics classroom.

Prerequisite details

Prerequisites details

A prerequisite is required for this course. The purpose of a prerequisite is to ensure students have the knowledge and/or skills needed to be successful in the course. Students are required to provide proof of prerequisite during the enrollment/registration process.

To meet a course prerequisite requirement, a student must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Successfully completed the prerequisites course at University of Phoenix

  • Provide proof via transcript of completing a comparable course (at least 75% match) or higher level course with at least a grade of C at another institution.

  • Have a University of Phoenix approved Student Appeal on file with the University.

Prepare your documents

During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution, be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript.

Still have questions?

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(866) 354-1800

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Why UOPX

Why take courses at
University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) or its predecessor for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

 

Next steps

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today.

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Transfer credit

Credit Transfer

Need to transfer credits to another college or university?

Before you enroll in a course, check with your school of choice to make sure they will accept our transfer credits and to understand any requirements or limitations. Then you can complete your course, and request your official transcript be sent to your school. That’s it!

How to request your transcripts

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.

The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.

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