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Active Learning Approach for Students with Significant Disabilities
Active Learning 101

Active Learning is a whole-person, multi-sensory approach of instruction for students of any age with significant disabilities, including sensory impairments, and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  Based on the work of DrLilli Nielsen of Denmark who shared with the world an Active Learning approach in educating individuals who are developmentally delayed.

Important Session Information:

This session provides Special Education Teachers and Directors with a 101 on the Active Learning approach for serving students with low incidence disabilities both in and out of the self-contained classroom.  Attendees will be introduced to Active Learning, the research-based importance of using the approach with students who have multiple disabilities, and more.  Active Learning is the best practice recommendation of our Statewide Networks for instruction in the low incidence area of education.  Training in Active Learning is a direct message from TEA.  We will also look at how what you do with your students affects campus and district ratings.  Join this session to gain meaning, inspiration, and effectiveness for working with your students who have low incidence disabilities.

Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

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Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Alma Reinhart
Deanne Goen
ParaEducator/Paraprofessional, Special Education Director, Teacher (All Level)
Date Time Location
2/26/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - Douglas


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