STEM for Special Ed

STEM FOR SPECIAL ED PACKAGE

Students with special needs can enjoy rewarding careers in STEM fields! To achieve success in jobs related to CTE and STEM, students must demonstrate their relevant skills. Our toolkits provide the opportunity for students with special needs to discover their career interests, gain entry-level job skills and showcase these abilities to educators and employers.  With science, engineering and math activities built into our career and life skills toolkits, we make learning relevant to employment and independent living! 
Ideal for ALL Learners, including those with Special Needs.

2 Levels of Instruction per Topic Area

50+ Hours of Instruction per Toolkit

Digital Badge Credentials Offered

Online Training

TOOLKIT COMPONENTS

Each Toolkit contains three hands-on kits to explore career areas and three life skills titles. Instruction is adaptable for all learners, including those with special needs.

TOOLKIT 1 CURRICULUM PACKAGE:
Caregiver – Adapted
Carpentry – Adapted
Law Enforcement
Banking: Credit & Loans
Measurements
Problem Solving

TOOLKIT 2 CURRICULUM PACKAGE:
Small Engine Repair – Adapted
Electricity
Food Technology
Living On Your Own
Baking Math
Sales Tax, Discounts & Tips

TOOLKIT 3 CURRICULUM PACKAGE:
Food Service – Adapted
Medical Patient Care
Autobody Repair – Adapted
Banking: Checking & Savings
Healthy Meals On A Budget
Using Money

TOOLKIT 4 CURRICULUM PACKAGE:
Greenhouse Work – Adapted
Construction Trades
Health & Nutrition – Adapted
Managing Your Money
Consumer Shopping
Renting An Apartment

Package Contents

+ Hands-on tools and manipulatives

+ Instructor notes

+ Student instructions

+ Pre-Post tests

+ Work Performance Benchmark assessments

+ Tutorial PowerPoints

+ Academic worksheets

Instructional Strategies

+ Differentiated instruction for varied levels of learners

+ Evidence-based practices including video modeling & visual schedules

+ Digital files support remote learning and customization

+ Easy to use and administer

+ Motivating and engaging for students

+ Over 50 instructional hours per toolkit

STEM Academic Integration

These toolkits integrate science, math and other STEM academics into career exploration and life skills as students develop the academic skills needed to perform tasks.  

Students apply academic instruction to job tasks, such as:
+ using math skills to make change, take measurements, or make recipes
+ using science knowledge to wire circuits or grow plants from seeds
+ using reading skills needed for carpentry
+ using problem-solving skills necessary for small engine repair
…and more!

Students develop math and science skills by practicing key life skills:
+ Measurements
+ Baking Math
+ Sale Tax, Discounts & Tips
+ Managing Your Money
…and more!

Need more information about Career Exploration and Life Skills?

We can help your students develop skills for a career that is right for them!

Career exploration and job skills training includes supports for multiple learning levels.

Education on job preparation, independent living, social skills and personal health includes supports to increase accessibility for all types of learners.

Job Ready. Life Ready.


Life-learning begins with discovery.

What We Offer