DSW118-Paraprofessionals (The Role of the Classroom Education Assistant)


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets the specifications outlined by your program
  • Textbook: The Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Effective Differentiated Instruction, 6/E ©2018 Pearson Publishing

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com


In this subject, students will learn the fundamentals of inclusive teaching, the most effective general teaching practices, and ways to differentiate instruction for specific content areas. Targeted teaching strategies show ways to improve all students’ memory, attention, motivation, study skills, and peer interactions. Students will also learn validated strategies and learn to demonstrate why particular techniques are best practice and most effective.


North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com

Part 1: Disability Rights of Students in Canada

Part 2: Collaboration and Meeting Student’s Need

Part 3: Teaching Students with Higher-Incidence Disabilities

Part 4: Teaching Students with Autism and Lower-Incidence Disabilities

Part 5: Teaching Students with Other Special Learning Needs

Part 6: Effective Differentiated Instruction for All Students

Part 7: Response to Intervention and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

Part 8: Improving Classroom Behaviour and Social Skills

Part 9: Promoting Inclusion with Classroom Peers

Part 10: Improving Attention and Memory

Part 11: Teaching Study Skills

Part 12: Teaching Student Self-Care and Other Daily Living Skills

Part 13: Strategies for Literacy

Knowledge Competencies
Define and discuss formal and informal strategies to support the learning of people with developmental disabilities.

Skill Competencies
Apply formal and informal strategies to support the learning of people with developmental disabilities.