Online, Self-Paced Tutorial #2 (45 Strategies in 60 Minutes) for Individuals Working with Children Who are Blind or Visually Impaired (Registration is now open for Tutorial #2!)

Description:

Tutorial # 2- 45 Strategies in 60 Minutes

Registration ends at 4:00 p.m. October 9, 2017. Tutorial #2 access is Oct. 10-Nov. 2, 2017. In 45 Strategies tutorial, Educational Consultant Donna McNear shares easily implementable methods to manage and deliver services to students with visual impairments. From student evaluation, to specialized instruction, to accommodations, to measuring progress...these 45 strategies will get your creative energy firing! Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP or Continuing Education credits from Perkins by completing an online quiz.

By registering for ACVREP 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.

Target Audience: TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Teachers of the Deaf-Blind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists and Parents, if they want credits.

Outreach Services, VSDB has purchased access to three online, self-paced tutorials and is making them available free of charge to professionals in Virginia who want to learn more about working with children who are blind or visually impaired.* These courses were developed at the Perkins School for the Blind.

After registering with Outreach Services, VSDB, you will receive a voucher code that you will use to register on the Perkins’ website to have the fee waived. You can then take the course at your convenience (24/7) from any location, within the time period allotted (Oct.10 - Nov. 2, 2017).

Perkins’ tutorials can be taken on your own, free of charge if you don’t need credits; Outreach has purchased state viewing for those who want credits for ACVREP and/or CEUs (Professional Development Points) for state licensure.

Individuals must achieve a passing grade on an assessment at the end of the tutorial for a certificate to be available through Perkins. People may take as many or few courses as they choose.

Registration info for Tutorial #1 is posted separately and registration for Tutorial #3 (Paths to Literacy: Intro to an Online Hub) will be sent later.

Date(s):
10/10/2017 - 11/2/2017
Tag(s): Curriculum/Instructional Methods Instructional Strategies Parent/Family Professional Development Professional Resources Related Services Vision Impairment