Category: Special Populations

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Special Populations & iCEV: Gifted & Talented Students

In the final post of the Special Populations & iCEV blog series, we will discuss how to engage Gifted & Talented students in CTE classes. If you would like to review any of the previous blog posts in this series, follow this link.   Every state has a slightly different definition of the term “Gifted…
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Special Populations & iCEV: Individuals with Disabilities

To follow last week’s post, Special Populations & iCEV: Accommodations, Adaptations & Modifications, this week’s blog will address the needs of individuals with disabilities in CTE classes. To review all of the blogs in the Special Populations & iCEV series, click here.   The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), possibly the most well-known law…
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Special Populations & iCEV: Accommodations, Adaptations & Modifications

In this week’s edition of the Special Populations & iCEV blog series, we will provide an overview of accommodations, adaptions and modifications. If this is the first post you’re viewing in the Special Populations & iCEV series and would like to view the previous posts, click here. For some teachers, the difficult part of teaching isn’t…
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Special Populations & iCEV: English Language Learners

To continue the Special Populations & iCEV blog series, this week’s post will discuss the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs) and provide an overview of the ways iCEV materials can address those needs. To review the previous posts in this series, click here.   ELLs are defined as students “who come from non-English speaking…
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Special Populations & iCEV: Economically Disadvantaged

In the third installment of the Special Populations & iCEV series, we will discuss how CTE courses can be adapted for economically disadvantaged students. If you missed the past two week’s blogs and want to catch up, follow these links. Special Populations & iCEV: Definitions  Special Populations & iCEV: Not Traditional Fields  The term economically…
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Interview with Morgan Dixon, iCEV Education Specialist

We recently hosted a Facebook Live interview with Morgan Dixon, iCEV Education Specialist, to learn about special populations group in Career & Technical Education. To view the Live interview, visit our Facebook page. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your experiences? My name is Morgan Dixon. I have been working with…
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Special Populations & iCEV: Non-Traditional Fields

To continue the Special Populations & iCEV series, this week’s post will focus on teaching students who are interested in non-traditional fields. The first post in the series gave an overview of the definitions for each special populations group as it relates to Career & Technical Education. If you have not read the first blog…
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Special Populations & iCEV: Definitions

In order to provide the best possible learning environment, CTE directors and teachers need to be aware of students whose particular needs or situations may categorize them as a member of a special population. According to ACTE’s latest Perkins V publication, special populations are defined as one or more of the following: Individuals with disabilities;…
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