EDU 270B Special Populations: Supporting Educational Equity and Access

This course reviews the historical and philosophical significance of special education and the education of gifted and talented students and effective practices for meeting these students needs in a general education environment. The legal and administrative framework for the education of exceptional learners in California is addressed with an emphasis on the policies and procedures in the candidate's school district for identifying and providing services for these students. Coursework will emphasize the development of positive, inclusive classrooms with differentiated instruction designed to enable all students to achieve at high performance levels. All course requirements will be applied in the teacher's current teaching assignment.