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Curriculum Development for Inclusive Education Course Description ESOl level 3 course will prepare students who may include adolescents, young professionals to effectively communicate in English in different situations both orally and in writing. ...
The approach seeks to the students’ potential. It is an effort that ensures diverse learners (of different languages, different ways of learning, cultures, different interests, different family lives and homes and with disabilities) are exposed to several teaching strategies that come to them as individual learners (nvpie 2013). The level of this scheme of work is at ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) Entry 3. Blackledge (2005, p236) indicates that an individual at ESOL Entry 3 is capable of following straight forward spoken instructions and explanations and make a conversation on a familiar topic (Blackledge 2005, p236). The scheme targets adolescent and adult learners including those with mild disabilities. Mallows (2006, p10) indicates that the ESOL classroom is composed of a diversity of backgrounds and the needs of the learners. There are four potential categories of ESOL learners and they include migrant workers, asylum-seekers and refugees, partners and spouses of students, and settled communities (Mallows 2006, p10). The targeted learners for the developed course include migrant workers and partners and spouses of students. The targeted population in most cases includes individuals who are not well endowed economically. In this respect, the course is well designed to meet their needs in that they need not to purchase expensive equipment to take part in the lessons. Also, the course is designed to be suitable to persons with mild visual and hearing impairments going by the aids to be used during teaching. Multi-media will be applied in teaching to encourage learning through seeing, hearing, and touching. At Entry 3 level, the adults can respond and listen to spoken language including straightforward
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According to the paper an ideal curriculum design for inclusive practice in schools with the aim of improving children’s health and social care should help the students make predictions and decisions and efficiently solve the problems by bringing out examples from real life. Curriculum design for inclusive practice should so much keep the student engaged with the topic that they want to remain in the class even after the session is over so that they can discuss out the unclear concepts with the teacher and engage in problem solving.
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