Master’s (M.Ed.) Program Goals:
Students in the Masters of Education Program In Twice Exceptional Education Will learn to:
- Provide expertise recognizing the unique profiles of neurodiverse learners, especially for twice exceptional learners (high ability with specific learning disabilities, attention deficits, behavior and social challenges) focusing on how they learn, and how they view the world.
- Understand the importance of and methods for identifying and assessing learner’s strengths, talents, and interests as foundational to program development.
- Design learning environments based on theories of positive education for twice exceptional learners to promote intellectual, social, and emotional growth.
- Employ creative problem solving practices skills to develop innovative solutions to support diverse learning styles and cognitive profiles.
- Use systematic inquiry to evaluate the effectiveness of practice using positive education approaches.
- Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively advocate for the needs of twice exceptional and neurodiverse 2e learners.