Read the required text chapters and articles, and watch the video for Week One. Use these resources to inform and support your responses to the prompts below.
- Describe the special education teacher’s responsibility in planning instruction that is aligned with both Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as well as the needs of a child based on their individual education plan (IEP).
- What challenges do you anticipate in planning instruction for students with disabilities to meet the CCSS and/or IEP goals?
- Based on your experience and the literature, what are several solutions to overcome these challenges?