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Social Studies for Students With Disabilities: U.S. Government

Learn about the three branches of government, the Bill of Rights, and historical symbols. Open to any learner and designed for students with disabilities: autism, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, and other developmental disabilities.
Teacher Susan, MSW, MAT (Special Education), TESOL
206 total reviews for this teacher
New class
Class
45 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 5 weeks
9-14
year olds
2-8
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Feb 14, 2023

Feb 14, 2023 - Mar 16, 2023 (5 weeks)
Tu, Th
5pm - 5:45pm
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Description

Class Experience

Government: Students will learn about the three branches of the United States government, the Bill of Rights, historical symbols, and what it means to be a United States citizen. 
The materials will come from an anti-racist, decolonized perspective when speaking about geography and cultural issues. I will use a pre-test with each unit to identify the level needed for scaffolding the materials. The level of information ranges from first to fourth-grade equivalent and I will provide additional resources if the student is interested in going deeper. I am a former special education teacher and created and implemented social studies curriculum for middle school students with disabilities. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
I will be using carefully curated videos and resources within Nearpod. I will use Nearpod in the teacher-directed mode. Students may choose to create a free Nearpod account and have two windows open to participate in student activities or use a second device. Or, students can watch through my shared screen and participate through annotation. Nearpod is an approved third-party educational tool. It is rated as excellent through Common Sense Education. You may see their review here: https://www.commonsense.org/education/app/nearpod.

Teacher

Teacher Susan, MSW, MAT (Special Education), TESOL
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Lives in the United States
Learning is for Everyone!
206 total reviews
172 completed classes

About Me

Hello! Everyone has the capacity for learning and I love helping students find their own spark. I teach classes that are challenging but fun. With my Special Education and Literacy background, I set goals to use the student's strengths to grow and... 
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