Active Learning: An Overview for Professionals Serving Students who are Blind, Visually Impaired, and DeafBlind - 32521

This course covers the basic principles of Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen of Denmark. Active Learning provides instruction to individuals with visual impairments and DeafBlindness who are developmentally functioning below 48 months old, regardless of their chronological age, and learners who have significant physical, cognitive, and emotional delays in addition to a visual impairment. The Active Learning approach emphasizes that all individuals learn best through active participation. This course includes content from the Active Learning Space website (, a collaborative project developed by Penrickton Center for Blind Children, Perkins School for the Blind, and Texas School for the Blind. This session addresses Special Education Self- Assessment indicators numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 18, and 21.
Schedule & Location
12/8/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ESC Region 11
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Prerequisite/Special Notes
Session 58879
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Seats Left 26
T-TESS 1.2,1.3,1.4,2.2,2.3,2.4,3.1

Registration Deadline 12/8/2023
Credit Type Continuing Professional Education
Duration 06:00

Shannah Blankenship ESC Region 11, Alecia Davidson ESC Region 11

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Alecia Davidson

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Dawn Isbell
Special Education Technician

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