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1. EDU 5573.01/Autism Spectrum Disorder/ABA

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/15/2021

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The focus of the course is to develop an understanding of autism spectrum disorders as well as other low incidence disabilities and acquiring effective pre-academic, academic and social interventions to help students learn and participate fully in the classroom. The course provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders, from early childhood through the school age years, the identification and etiology , and best practices in programs and services for students identified with ASD's, as well as other low incidence disabilities. This course will run online from 1/4 through 1/15/21. Additional College tuition will be incurred. If you are interested in taking and are not a matriculated student, please email jmurray@rockteach.org for details.

2. EDU 5026.01/Literacy in the Content Areas

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/15/2021

Learn to integrate literacy with English, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics and The Arts so that students can effectively construct meaning from informational texts. Teachers develop strategies based on current theory and practice to teach comprehension, vocabulary and study skills. Students acquire an integrated and balanced approach for improving literacy at the elementary, middle and high school levels. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course will run online from 1/4-15/21. Only start and end dates are listed.

3. EDU 5032.02/Collaboration and Consultation in Inclusive Settings

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/15/2021

This online course will examine the need for collaboration between teachers of children with both typical and special education needs. Students will become knowledgeable of state and federal laws which establish special education services (NCLB) as well as accommodations for those individuals who require instructional modifications and do not clearly fit into one of the IDEA classifications (section 504). They will become familiar with the characteristics of the major disability areas identified by law and the modifications of instruction and classroom setting necessary to meet the individual's needs. This will include those practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration which have been shown to be effective in the collaborative setting. Classroom management needs and individualization of instruction of children in the inclusive setting will be addressed with emphasis placed upon the importance of using positive behavioral supports. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course will run asynchronous online from 1/4-1/15/21.

4. EDU 5001.01/Apply Multisensory Phonics - 1 Credit

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/13/2021

Understanding the sounds, symbols, and structure of the English Language are fundamental components of providing effective literacy instruction. This course is designed to introduce the principles of phonics, including the origins of the English Language, morphology, phonemes, syllable types, common spelling patterns and an introduction to multisensory teaching. Students in this class will use their newfound knowledge about phonics to plan lessons, as well as assess and evaluate student work. This course is open to matriculated students only. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credit. Course will run on Mon/Wed/Sat.

5. EDU 5371.01/Technology in Special Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/13/2021

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This course will examine ways to use technologies in planning, implementing and managing the teaching and learning environments for students with special needs and learn how to evaluate, select, develop and adapt technologies. The focus will be on such topics as technologies for assessment and planning, as well as for implementing and modifying instruction, selecting hardware and software, uses of and regulations regarding assistive technology, and using technology to support the principles of universal design. Field experience required. This course will run synchronous online on Monday/Wednesday starting 1/4-1/13/21. Only start and end dates are listed. Additional tuition costs will be incurred.

6. EDU 5032.01/Collaboration and Consultation in Inclusive Settings

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/4/2021 to 1/15/2021

This on campus course will examine the need for collaboration between teachers of children with both typical and special education needs. Students will become knowledgeable of state and federal laws which establish special education services (NCLB) as well as accommodations for those individuals who require instructional modifications and do not clearly fit into one of the IDEA classifications (section 504). They will become familiar with the characteristics of the major disability areas identified by law and the modifications of instruction and classroom setting necessary to meet the individual's needs. This will include those practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration which have been shown to be effective in the collaborative setting. Classroom management needs and individualization of instruction of children in the inclusive setting will be addressed with emphasis placed upon the importance of using positive behavioral supports. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

7. EDU 5371.03/Technology in Special Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/5/2021 to 1/15/2021

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This 2 credit course is intended to facilitate an understanding of how assistive technologies are used as well as how they function. The emphasis of this course is on determining appropriate technology supports that can be used to increase functioning of school age children with disabilities. The course covers the range of AT supports for children with learning disabilities in the areas of reading, writing, and spelling; access for children with physical disabilities; strategies for children with sensory impairments, and communication options for children with communication disorders. Additionally, we will discuss the legal mandates and funding issues pertaining to Assistive Technology. Open to matriculated student only.

8. EDPD 5011.01/Creating and Leading a Flipped Classroom

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 3/18/2021

As a result of this course, participants will develop skills and strategies to reach struggling learners. This course will cover important aspects of Response to Intervention models. Participants will develop methods of evaluating students and pinpointing areas of academic difficulties. Students will identify struggling students and provide interventions before the application of special education services. Then, participants will develop a positive "mindset” to unlock the potential of all learners. (Dweck, 2006). Further, participants will develop strategies to explicitly guide student learning through a systematic approach. Participants will develop a "tool box” of interventions that are responsive to the needs of all students, but particularly the needs of struggling students. In the words of Fisher and Frey (2010), "Teaching every child is hard work. With that hard work, though, comes a group of learners who are prepared to participate in society. This learning occurs in the classrooms of well-prepared teachers who are undaunted by student learning variations because they believe that each child is an individual and that individuals exhibit differences in growth due to many factors, including carefully selected instructional interventions.” This course will have a direct impact upon student learning. Teachers will walk away with a process of intervention that will make them more purposeful and effective. Participants will be able to make an immediate impact upon their teacher and the learning outcomes for students in their classes. See syllabus for required readings. This course was formerly CMSV CEGE 636-R01. If you plan to take this course for graduate credit and do not have a previous account set up with the college, please contact JMurray@rockteach.org for more information. Final projects and reflections due by March 18, 2020.

9. EDPD 5013.01/Digital Tools to Support Meaningful Learning

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 1/21/2021 to 3/18/2021

Educators and support staff will become experts on using digital tools to communicate, create, collaborate and assess students. Participants will gain an understanding of internet tools to create online resources, screen-casting, assessments, online portfolios, and communication options for students and parents, and how to maximize the learning environment to reach students through different learning mediums. No textbook is required for this course. Critical reading of assigned articles and supplementary materials are embedded throughout the course. If you plan to take this course for graduate credit and do not have a previous account set up with the college, please contact JMurray@rockteach.org for more information. Final projects and reflections due by March 18, 2020.

10. EDU 5641.01/Ethical Considerations/ABA

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/14/2021

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Ethics and Professional Conduct will orient students to the ethical and professional guidelines for Board Certified Behavior Analysts®. The course will review ethical guidelines for assessment, treatment, and research. Students will learn to describe and apply professional and ethical guidelines specifying the Behavior Analysts' responsibility to their clients, colleagues, and field and to society. Additional tuition costs will be incurred. Course will run online on from 2/1-5/14/21. Only start and end dates are listed. If you are interested in this course, please contact jmurray@rockteach.org for more details.

11. EDU 5026.01/Literacy in the Content Areas

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/14/2021

Learn to integrate literacy with English, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics and The Arts so that students can effectively construct meaning from informational texts. Teachers develop strategies based on current theory and practice to teach comprehension, vocabulary and study skills. Students acquire an integrated and balanced approach for improving literacy at the elementary, middle and high school levels. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course will run online from 2/1-5/14/21. Only start and end dates are listed.

12. EDU 5490.01/Literacy Development in Grades 7-12

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/14/2021

This online course prepares specialists to work collaboratively with content area and grade level teachers in grades 7-12. The content includes the analysis of the language demands of texts, the skills needed to read texts with advanced language and to identify and implement strategies to enable grade 7-12 students to meet those demands. Differentiation of instruction and the collaborative process are significant parts of the course. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This online course will run from 2/1-5/14/21.

13. EDU 5000.01/Foundations of Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/14/2021

This on campus course will provide an introduction to the multiple meanings of inclusive education as employed in both national and international contexts. Specific attention is paid to school structure, legislative mandates in support of inclusive education, collaborative problem solving relationships among education (general and special) students, and families in designing and modeling inclusive pedagogies and practices for diverse learners. Attention will be given to the various children with disabilities and an analysis of their disability(ies)., school program and appropriate setting. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Course runs Feb. 1 through May 14, 2021. Only start and end dates are listed.

14. EDU 5000.03/Foundations of Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/14/2021

This on campus course will provide an introduction to the multiple meanings of inclusive education as employed in both national and international contexts. Specific attention is paid to school structure, legislative mandates in support of inclusive education, collaborative problem solving relationships among education (general and special) students, and families in designing and modeling inclusive pedagogies and practices for diverse learners. Attention will be given to the various children with disabilities and an analysis of their disability(ies)., school program and appropriate setting. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Course runs Feb. 3 through May 14, 2021. Only start and end dates are listed.

15. EDU 5001/01/Apply Multisensory Phonics - 1 Credit

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/10/2021

Understanding the sounds, symbols, and structure of the English Language are fundamental components of providing effective literacy instruction. This course is designed to introduce the principles of phonics, including the origins of the English Language, morphology, phonemes, syllable types, common spelling patterns and an introduction to multisensory teaching. Students in this class will use their newfound knowledge about phonics to plan lessons, as well as assess and evaluate student work. This course is open to matriculated students only. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credit. Only start and end dates are listed.

16. EDU 5077.02/Adolescents w/Learning and Behavioral Problems

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 4/19/2021

The course will examine the academic, social and emotional needs of the adolescent with learning and behavior problems. The focus will be on the laws, assessments, methodology and programs, as well as developmental, compensatory and social aspects of teaching secondary students with special needs. Required Text: "Teaching Students with Mild and High Incidence Disabilities at the Secondary Level”, 3rd edition, by Sabornie, E. J. & deBettencourt, L. U., 2009, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. Recommended text: "Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders”, by Austin, V. L. & Sciarra, D. T., 2010, Upper Saddle River, NJ.A: Pearson. Requires 12 hours observation. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

17. EDU 5083.03/Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/10/2021

This course is designed to provide an intensive study of the assessment process as it relates to the special education teacher. Students will learn the purpose of assessment, measurement concepts and technical adequacy and experience how to administer and interpret test data. Students will explore ways to communicate assessment information and assessment issues related to I.D.E.A. The focus will be on a combination of formal and informal assessment strategies. Teacher candidates will prepare a final report dealing with a comprehensive assessment to include the creation of an I.E.P. for a student with a disability. As part of a formative process, the required portfolio will be reviewed as part of the course. Field experience required.If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

18. EDU 5083.04/Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/10/2021

This course is designed to provide an intensive study of the assessment process as it relates to the special education teacher. Students will learn the purpose of assessment, measurement concepts and technical adequacy and experience how to administer and interpret test data. Students will explore ways to communicate assessment information and assessment issues related to I.D.E.A. The focus will be on a combination of formal and informal assessment strategies. Teacher candidates will prepare a final report dealing with a comprehensive assessment to include the creation of an I.E.P. for a student with a disability. As part of a formative process, the required portfolio will be reviewed as part of the course. Field experience required.If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

19. EDU 5088.03/Introduction to Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 4/19/2021

This course will provide an introduction to the field of learning disabilities and behavior disorders for classroom teachers in both regular and special education. We will identify the social, emotional, and learning characteristics of children having been identified with behavior disorders, neurological impairment, and learning disabilities. A developmental focus, involving both biological and experiential underpinnings of the disorders will further be discussed in order to understand the multiplicity of factors which give rise to the problems children manifest. As a result of the high co-morbidity (co-occurrence) of problems of perception, language, attention, and motivation, and behavior, these will be identified when they relate to the specific disorders. They will not be covered as specific disorders in themselves. In addition, we will consider effective instructional methods for these students as well as relevant behavioral interventions. Goals and objectives, as well as the instructional strategies employed in teaching will be incorporated in the individual education plans (IEP/IFSP) for individuals demonstrating these problems. Required Text: "Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders”, by Austin, V. L. & Sciarra, D. T., 2010, Upper Saddle River, NJ.A: Pearson. Requires 12 hours observation. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

20. EDU 5032.01/Collaboration and Consultation in Inclusive Settings

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/1/2021 to 5/1/2021

This on campus course will examine the need for collaboration between teachers of children with both typical and special education needs. Students will become knowledgeable of state and federal laws which establish special education services (NCLB) as well as accommodations for those individuals who require instructional modifications and do not clearly fit into one of the IDEA classifications (section 504). They will become familiar with the characteristics of the major disability areas identified by law and the modifications of instruction and classroom setting necessary to meet the individual's needs. This will include those practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration which have been shown to be effective in the collaborative setting. Classroom management needs and individualization of instruction of children in the inclusive setting will be addressed with emphasis placed upon the importance of using positive behavioral supports. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course will run synchronous online on Mondays 2/1-5/1/21.

21. EDU 5480.01/Literacy Methods Early Childhood

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 5/4/2021

This on campus course will allow students to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to guide the literacy development of young children. They will explore the developmental influences on preschool learning and examine the role of language in supporting literacy development and consider research-based early literacy activities and methods such as book reading, writing activities using invented spelling, storytelling, as well as other activities that foster phonemic awareness, print concepts, phonics skills, vocabulary development, and comprehension. Students will examine methods and materials to support literacy development. They will also consider the role of families in supporting the literacy development of young children. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Course runs synchronous online.

22. EDU 5380.02/Curriculum, Management, and Assessment

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 4/13/2021

This course will explore ways for childhood educators to develop curricula, plan and implement instruction within the full range of students' abilities in a role as an apprentice in a school setting. Develop methods for assessing student learning. Examine the application of research as a method for gathering data, planning and assessment toward instruction improvement and student performance. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

23. EDU 5550.03/Research Seminar in Special Education and Literacy

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 5/11/2021

This course should be taken near the end of the teacher-candidates sequence of courses as it draws upon a broad understanding of disability, laws that govern the education of children with special educational needs and instructional strategies. The course participant will be required to expand upon their current level of knowledge by investigating literature reviews of contemporary data to develop either a research project or develop a grant that would enhance the quality of instruction and life, for individuals with disabilities. Ethical considerations with regard to research and education of vulnerable populations will be emphasized. The purpose of the course is also to make students more aware of their social responsibility and the need to continue as life long learners in working with individuals where current strategies for intervention are constantly emerging. This course is for fully matriculated students only.

24. EDU 5377.01/Science Methods Grades 5-12

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 5/11/2021

Explore approaches to assessment, curriculum planning and instruction at the middle childhood and adolescence levels for Science education. Learn to use technology (including assistive technology) as well as a broad range of teaching methods and materials that will allow middle childhood and adolescent students within the full range of abilities to master the learning standards for Science. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course will meet synchronously online. Only start and end dates are listed.

25. EDU 5403.01/Mathematics Methods Grades 5-12

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/2/2021 to 5/11/2021

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Explore approaches to assessment, curriculum planning and instruction at the middle childhood and adolescence levels for Mathematics education. Learn to use technology (including assistive technology) as well as a broad range of teaching methods and materials that will allow middle childhood and adolescent students within the full range of abilities to master the learning standards for Mathematics. Field experience required. This course will run synchronous online from 2/2-5/11/21. If you are not a matriculated Manhattanville student and would like to take this course, please email jmurray@rockteach.org for details. Additional tuition cost will be incurred. Note, only start and end dates are listed.

26. EDU 5387.02/Fundamentals of Middle Childhood Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 5/12/2021

This on campus course will focus on the sociological and academic factors that have resulted in the creation of the modern middle school concept. The course will emphasize how active learning, team structures, and lesson design can support the social, emotional and intellectual development of students in the middle grades. We will develop strategies for motivation, instruction, assessment, and classroom management. We will also explore how to create a collaborative environment among students, colleagues, and parents and examine the effects of state standards and mandated testing. Students are expected to be active participants in the conception and creation of lessons. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.Only start and end dates are listed, please follow the dates listed on webadvisor for this course. This course is cross-listed with EDU 3376.02.

27. EDU 5642.01/Measurement and Single Experiment Design/ABA

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 5/12/2021

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Measurement and Single Subject Experimental Designs will equip students with skills needed to confirm the clinical efficacy of interventions by subjecting them to experimental evaluation using single-subject designs. Students will learn to develop valid and reliable systems for measuring behavior, to display data using popular and accessible graphing software, and to assess for orderly changes in behavior through visual inspection and interpretation of graphic data. This course is open to Fall 20 matriculated students only. Additional tuition costs will be incurred. Course will run synchronous online on Wed. from 2/5-5/13/21. Only start and end dates are listed.

28. EDU 5130.04/Classroom Management for Special Education

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 4/14/2021

The focus of this course is a theoretical and practical approach to classroom management. Major theories will be examined along with an analysis of the impact of school and student culture on classroom learning and interactions. The organization of the classroom environment will be explored with a focus on how the environment meets the needs of diverse learners. School interventions discussed will include Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS), Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP). Methods and techniques of effective classroom management will be explored through readings, writing, presentations and small group work. Requires 14 hours of observations. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

29. EDU 5460.02/Integrated Curriculum for Early Childhood Education II

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 4/14/2021

Based upon current child development theories and principles, this course will examine methodology and resources applicable to teaching in the infant, toddler, and early childhood classroom. Focus will be on the study, design and evaluation of developmentally appropriate curriculum in the areas of social studies, expressive arts, physical education, safety and health ways in which these areas may be integrated with other areas of the curriculum. Emphasis will include fostering skills of the inquiry, problem-solving and creative thinking in young children through discovery and play. Students will do classroom observations, create and execute lesson plans develop curriculum units and conduct case studies for practical application of concepts and principles. Required Texts: "Early Childhood Education” K., Garcia-Nevarez, A., Roundtree Henderson, W., and Valero- Kerrick A. (2014), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Ltd. and "Social Studies for Young Children: Preschool and Primary Curriculum Anchor” , by Mindes, Gayle (2014), Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Ed. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

30. EDU 5000.02/Foundations of Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 5/14/2021

This on campus course will provide an introduction to the multiple meanings of inclusive education as employed in both national and international contexts. Specific attention is paid to school structure, legislative mandates in support of inclusive education, collaborative problem solving relationships among education (general and special) students, and families in designing and modeling inclusive pedagogies and practices for diverse learners. Attention will be given to the various children with disabilities and an analysis of their disability(ies)., school program and appropriate setting. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Course runs online from Feb. 1 through May 14, 2021. Only start and end dates are listed.

31. EDU 5612.01/Assessment & Intervention Literacy Instruction Grades 1-6

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 2/3/2021 to 5/12/2021

Examine the most current theory and practice in assessment of reading, language development and literacy. Consider case studies and actual test materials and learn how to evaluate assessment technique effectively and efficiently in relationship to meeting the needs of the children and the curriculum. Prerequisite: EDU 5396 Theoretical Foundations of Literacy or EDU 5402 or 06. Field Experience Required of seven hours. 3 credits in Special Ed and/or Literacy. Required Texts: Beers, K. (2003). When kids can't read: What teachers can do. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Gunning, T. G. (2013). Assessing and correcting reading and writing difficulties (5th edition). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Leslie, L. & Caldwell, J. (2010). Qualitative reading inventory, 5th Ed. New York: Addison, Wesley Longman. http://www.awl.com/leslie, Shaywitz, S. (2005). Overcoming dyslexia: A new and complete science-based program for reading problems at any level. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Only start and end dates are listed.

32. 5371.01/Technology in Special Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

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This course will examine ways to use technologies in planning, implementing and managing the teaching and learning environments for students with special needs and learn how to evaluate, select, develop and adapt technologies. The focus will be on such topics as technologies for assessment and planning, as well as for implementing and modifying instruction, selecting hardware and software, uses of and regulations regarding assistive technology, and using technology to support the principles of universal design. Field experience required. (Special Ed Course) Open to matriculated student only. There will be an additional $75 technology incurred from the college.

33. EDU 5298.01/Early Childhood Inclusive Strategies

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

This on campus course will explore historical antecedents to early childhood education and trace their influences on contemporary inclusive classrooms. This course will examine instructional programs and practices to include classroom management techniques, designed to provide a challenging learning environment to children with diverse learning characteristics. The course will address the special needs of ELLs and children from different cultural settings. Collaborative models will be discussed. An Individual Family Service Plan will be designed. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Only start and end dates are listed. Please register for the 2 credit version.

34. EDU 5307.01/Observing, Assessing and Understanding Child Dev. B-Grade 2

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

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Investigate formal and informal methods of assessing student's learning including observational techniques; and evaluate one146s own instructional practice. Develop Skill in using information gathered through observation and assessment to plan and modify instruction. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Course runs 2/4-5/13/21. Only start and end dates are listed.

35. EDU 5374.01/7-12 Teaching Methods and Curriculum

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

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Explore curriculum approaches, teaching and assessment strategies, classroom management, and other critical issues in teaching at the middle childhood and adolescence levels. Become familiar with the ways in which middle and high schools function, both within their buildings and within their broader communities. Field experience required. This campus course will run synchronous on Tuesdays from 4:20-6:50 starting 2/4-5/13/21. Note only start and end dates are listed. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, contact jmurray@rockteach.org for more info. Additional tuition charges will be incurred.

36. EDU 5643.01/Developing and Increasing Behavior/ABA

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

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The purpose of this course is to teach students how to implement behavior change procedures, systems, and interventions that increase socially meaningful adaptive skills. Students will also learn ways to train others in the implementation of such procedures and systems. There will be an emphasis on the application of these skills in applied settings (e.g., home, school). This course is open to Fall 20 matriculated students only. Additional tuition costs will be incurred. Course will run synchronous online on Wed. from 2/4-5/13/21. Only start and end dates are listed.

37. EDU 5573.01/Autism Spectrum Disorder

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

The focus of this on campus course is to develop an understanding of autism spectrum disorders as well as other low incidence disabilities and acquiring effective pre-academic, academic and social interventions to help students learn and participate fully in the classroom. The course provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders, from early childhood through the school age years, the identification and etiology, and best practices in programs and services for students identified with ASD's, as well as other low incidence disabilities. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at jmurray@rockteach.org or call 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Only start and end dates are listed. Please register for the 2 credit version.

38. EDU 5573.01/Autism Spectrum Disorder/ABA

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 2/4/2021 to 5/13/2021

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The focus of the course is to develop an understanding of autism spectrum disorders as well as other low incidence disabilities and acquiring effective pre-academic, academic and social interventions to help students learn and participate fully in the classroom. The course provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders, from early childhood through the school age years, the identification and etiology , and best practices in programs and services for students identified with ASD's, as well as other low incidence disabilities. Additional College tuition will be incurred. If you are interested in taking and are not a matriculated student, please email jmurray@rockteach.org for details. This course will run synchronous online, only start and end dates are listed.

39. EDPD 5031.01/Building Professional Learning Communities

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/11/2021 to 4/8/2021

This course will have two goals: (1) to facilitate Professional Learning Communities (PLC) in our schools through the habits of successful thinking and (2) assist participants in creating classrooms responsive to the needs of all students. These two goals will allow participants to grow professionally and push students beyond independence levels. By developing habits of thinking and collaborative communication skills with colleagues, participants will develop strategies to make their schools better learning communities and to make their classrooms more responsive to the needs of all learners. We will utilize the book How Full is your Bucket by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton as the conceptual framework. The book "reveals how even the briefest interactions affect your relationships, productivity, health and longevity.” Effective schools explicitly develop the skills and strategies of collegiality amongst staff members. Effective teachers have a profound impact upon student learning. Therefore, participants will develop thinking and communication skills to make them more effective teachers; improving their responsiveness in the classroom. Required Readings: "How Full is Your Bucket? Educator's Edition: Positive Strategies for Work and Life”, by T. Rath and D.O. Clifton, Chicago: Gallup Press, 2007; "Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community”, by A. Kohn Alexandria, VA: ASCD. 2006; "Learning By Doing: A Handbook for Professional Learning Communities”, 3rd ed., by R. Dufour and R. Dufour. New York: Solution Tree. 20126. Recommended Readings: "Productive Group Work”, by N. Frey et al. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. 2009. This course was formerly CMSV CEGE 605-R01. If you plan to take this course for graduate credit and do not have a previous account set up with the college, please contact JMurray@rockteach.org for more information. Final projects and reflections due by Apr. 8, 2020.

40. EDPD 5040.01/Responding to Literature with Power

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/23/2021 to 4/27/2021

In this course, students will understand how to construct, teach, and enhance writing responses to texts. They will learn how to implement a yearlong framework that will move students from simple responses to multi paragraph essays. Students will learn how to adapt their lessons to reach all learners. Finally, they will use the lessons taught to create a framework that is relevant to their particular students. REQUIRED TEXT(S) Douglas Fisher , Nancy Frey . (2013). Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility, 2nd Edition Paperback. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.Kylene Beers and Robert E Probst. (2013). Notice & Note Strategies for Close Reading. New Hampshire: Heinemann. This course will run synchronous online on all dates listed. If you are taking for graduate credit and do not have an account set up with the college, please email jmurray@rockteach.org for more info.

41. EDPD 5012.01/Teaching Core Skills: Listening and Speaking

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 3/10/2021 to 5/5/2021

As a result of this course, participants will develop methods and strategies to integrate the core skills of listening and speaking into their curriculums. They will be able to infuse real-world problem-solving skills into content area curriculums. Participants will make student learning more enjoyable by better teaching the "noncognitive skills of learning” (Opitz & Ford, 2014). In this course, participants will learn to embed content-rich experiences into the classroom. Not only will participants achieve better product results from their students, but also witness students developing the lifelong learning skills of critical thinking, linguistic aptitude and cooperation. Participants will be able to make an immediate impact upon their teacher and the learning outcomes for students in their classes. The small group work and correspondence will be completed on the class wiki page. The link for the course is drgillwiki.wikispaces.com. This portion of the course requires posting on a discussion board. Participants will work towards a final project, creating interconnected lessons and reflections aimed at improving student learning. Participants will provide repository of classroom documents aligned with current NYS Learning Standards. Required Readings: "Engaging Minds in the Classroom: The Surprising Power of Joy”, by Opitz, Michael & Ford, Michael. (2014) Alexandria, VA: ASCD; "Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking”, by Palmer, Erik. (2014). Alexandria, VA: ASCD. If you plan to take this course for graduate credit and do not have a previous account set up with the college, please contact JMurray@rockteach.org for more information.

42. EDPD 5018.01/Using Tech to Engage Diverse Learners (Differentiating w/Technology)

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 3/11/2021 to 5/6/2021

Technology can increase teachers' capacity to support the learning of individual students with wide differences in their abilities to see, hear, speak, move, read, write, understand English, attend, organize, engage and remember. To do this efficiently and effectively technology should be carefully selected, purposeful planned and thoughtful implemented. Not all technology is useful for all students. Required Text(s): "Integrating Technology in the Classroom: Tools to meet the needs of every student”, by Hamilton, Boni. (2018) (2nd Ed.) Washington DC: International Society of Technology in Education; "How to Differentiate Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms”, by Tomlinson, Carol Ann, (2017), Alexandria, VA, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. If you plan to take this course for graduate credit and do not have a previous account set up with the college, please contact JMurray@rockteach.org for more information. Final projects and reflections due by May 6, 2021.

43. EDPD 5037.01/Strategies for Students Living in Poverty

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 3/11/2021 to 5/6/2021

Students living in poverty face challenges that educators may miss in our school settings. Ruby Payne (2019) says that students living in poverty are often in "survival mode.” This can make learning in schools challenging, but certainly not impossible for students. As a result of this course, participants will develop methods and strategies that will best meet the learning needs of students living in poverty. Participants will understand the nature of poverty and how poverty affects behavior and academic performance. Once an understanding of poverty has been established, participants will "embrace the mindset of change” necessary to assist students living with poverty (Jensen, 2009). Participants will view students as having "fluid intelligence” and develop action steps necessary to positively influence the way in which students can better understand learning standards and grow as learners/thinkers. Finally, participants will develop classroom level factors to improve student performance following the SHARE method developed by Jensen in his book titled Teacher with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does To Kids' Brains And What Schools Can Do About It (2009). The SHARE method stands for: Standards-based curriculum and instruction; Hope building; Arts, athletics, and Advanced Placement; Retooling of the operating system; and Engaging instruction. Required Readings: "A Framework for Understanding Poverty-A Cognitive Approach”, 6th ed., by Payne, Ruby (2019). Aha Press, Highlands, Texas; "Disrupting Poverty: Five Powerful Classroom Practices”, by Kathleen M. Budge and William H. Parrett (2018) ASCD Alexandria, VA; "Engaging Students Living in Poverty”, by Jensen, Eric (2014) ASCD: Alexandria, VA. This course was formerly CMSV CEGE 639-R01. If you plan to take this course for graduate credit and do not have a previous account set up with the college, please contact JMurray@rockteach.org for more information. Final projects and reflections due by May 6, 2021.