Self-Paced

Teaching Science

This training module demonstrates theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired.

There are 4 video segments included in this training module that demonstrate theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired. Participants will earn 4.0 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits by viewing 4 video presentations and taking an online quiz.

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By registering for Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits, you will be provided with a self-paced tutorial using video clips and other resources related to this topic, as well as an online test to assess your knowledge.

This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Parents, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists.

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Learning Goals and Objectives
Participants will:

  • Describe and identify multi-sensory teaching methods specific to scientific concepts.
  • Understand how three-dimensional and tactile modeling as an adaptive strategy.
  • Learn activities specific to physical science concepts of sound, magnetism, electricity, and body systems.
  • Compare Next generation Science Standards and Common Core Standards for Science.

 

Disclosure:

Upon successful completion of the test, you will earn 10.0 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits (your choice). You will be able to print a signed Perkins certificate demonstrating that you earned the credits.

Instructions on how to enroll in the tutorial and take the online test will be emailed to you after you have successfully registered. Perkins eLearning profiles are unique to the learning platform, and separate from any other username/password you have with Perkins. If you already have a user profile for the learning platform, you will use that existing profile to access the tutorial.

Level:
Introductory
Length:
Multiple days
Credits:
4 Continuing Education
4 Professional Development
4 ACVREP
4 CTLE

Theories and best practices for teaching science concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired