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  • PRFDVL 5U03  Home Intrv Snsry Imp

    Description:
    Home Intrv Snsry Imp   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA
  • PRFDVL 5V00  Engin:Dsgn For Edctr

    Description:
    The Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework Revision has introduced the concept of engineering into the study of technology education. For engineers, the approach of problem solving is orderly and there are common steps to follow. Frequently problems are resolved by teams of individuals with the same purpose. This course will examine strategies that can be integrated into all classrooms and disciplines as well as the impact of engineering on standards in technology education.   More Info

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  • PRFDVL 5V14  Multimedia Educators

    Description:
    This course will examine the many uses of multimedia in educational settings. Attention will be given to the selection and use of multimedia hardware. Computer applications for editing, compiling and presenting projects will be utilized extensively. Discussions concerning teacher and student use of multimedia will be an integral part of the course. This will be a hands-on, project oriented course with an emphasis on active student participation. Students will be required to demonstrate their acquired knowledge of multimedia in a variety of activities/projects   More Info

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  • PRFDVL 5V17  Inc Class In Voc Sch

    Description:
    This course is designed to provide an understanding of the history of inclusion, the various service delivery models, and best practices for a successful inclusive classroom. Emphasis will be placed on practical strategies of working with special needs students in an inclusive setting in a vocational school.   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA
  • PRFDVL 5V19  Occ Prof&Quest Stand

    Description:
    This offering will allow the student to understand the Certificate of Occupational Proficiency as created by the Education Reform Act of 1993 and its relationship to the Curriculum Frameworks and nationally developed occupational standards. Students will explore the COD development process and profile occupations, industries and careers. In addition, they will use various techniques to assess employability and occupational skills, knowledge and competencies. Cross-references will be created to national academic and skills standards as well.   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA
  • PRFDVL 5V23  Ela & Math Framwork VoTech

    Description:
    Vocational Technical instructors will explore the ELA and Mathematics Frameworks as they apply to the vocational/technical curriculum. This course will provide vocational technical teachers with the opportunity to identify connections between the ELA and Mathematics Frameworks and established curriculum. Issues surrounding the use of standards and the accountability of all teachers with regards to Education Reform will be reviewed. This along with the recent changes in chapter 74 regulations regarding certification for vocational technical teachers, requiring vocational technical teachers to be better prepared academically to assess student work. Connections between critical thinking and open-ended questions will be made. Techniques and strategies to engage students in writing and reading comprehension will be modeled and practiced by vocational technical teachers. Teachers will work together to design appropriate open-response questions and rubrics for grading written work to incorporate into their existing lesions using a template, to help students to better prepare for the MCAS. Teachers will be introduced to graphic organizers as tools for student s to use as a test taking strategy.   More Info

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  • PRFDVL 5V24  Differentiated Instruction in the Vocational and Academic Classroom

    Description:
    This course serves as an introduction to differentiating instruction to meet the learning needs of the diverse student population found in todays academic and vocational classrooms. Students will gain expertise in implementing varied strategies and methods associated with Differentiated Instruction (DI), they will also gain experience in differentiating content, assessment and product. Class members will share successful strategies and methodologies with the instructor and other members of the course.   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA
  • PRFDVL 5X01  Special Topics

    Description:
    Intensive study of special topics varying each year according to instructor.   More Info

    Offered in:
    • TBA