our written response to this assignment assesses your ability to (a) summarize effective methods to communicate with all stakeholders, considering their individual interests, priorities, and cultural differences for programming of students with disabilities, (b) clarify the potential challenges in the process of collaboration in the public school setting, and (c) critique proactive methods for interactive and effective communication with those of differing perspectives.
Using support from your assigned reading, the Instructor Guidance, and the discussions, submit the following for evaluation. When creating your written assignment, use the guidelines found below.
To prepare for this assignment, begin by watching the Rauscher (2014) video (Links to an external site.) to see a role-playing simulation of a Student Success Team (SST) meeting. While this is not an actual meeting, it will give you a basic idea of what an SST looks like, which is often the first step in determining if an assessment needs to be initiated for a Special Education placement. After viewing the video, write a two to three page essay that addresses the following:
You must also use support from the textbook, at least one outside source, the video, and any professional experiences, if applicable.
Cast of Video:
Laura Wetmore: Special Education Teacher (not currently teaching Jonah)
Mike Ivan: Jonah’s Geometry Teacher
Kristen Harke: Administrator
Martin Zschoche: Jonah’s Father
Justin Hannahs: Jonah’s History Teacher (referred Jonah)
Mark Rauscher: Jonah’s Guidance Counselor
Written Communication Expectations:
Cohen, L. G., & Spenciner, L. J. (2009). Teaching students with mild and moderate disabilities: Research-based practices. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.
This text is a Constellation™ course digital materials (CDM) title.
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