Recorded: September 30, 2021
Accessible lessons start with identifying needs and design, followed up by creation, and finally instruction. This session will start by reviewing common lesson planning techniques and curriculum sources. Participants will be encouraged to explore the accessibility of current lesson plans and begin to think about how lessons could be created differently.
This session will introduce multiple methods of design, including Design Thinking, Content Design, and the Engineering Design Process as well as less formal strategies. Example lesson topics will be discussed and participants will engage in activities to utilize these design methods to outline new, accessible lessons. The session will end with examples of new lesson creation tools and ideas for participants to begin to make their own lessons more accessible.
As a result of this activity, participants will be able to:
Cassie Frost, M.S. Ed, ATP, has been in the special education field for fifteen years, she has specialized in utilizing technology with students who struggle with emotional and behavioral disabilities, autism, and behaviors resulting from intellectual or learning disabilities.