Co-taught Classes: Southview offers a variety of co-taught classes. Co-taught classes allow students with special needs to participate in the general education curriculum by providing a comprehensive range of services and a consistent, structured, and nurturing environment. In a co-taught classroom, students with and without disabilities can access specially designed instruction and benefit from constant collaboration and expertise of general education and special education teachers.
Essentials Classes: Southview offers various levels of Essentials classes. In an Essentials class, special education instruction and support are provided in a separate learning environment or as an additional support class. Content may match general education curriculum or the content may be modified, depending on the level of class and needs of the student.
Academic Strategies: The Academic Strategies course provides specially designed reading and writing instruction using the Strategic Instruction Model, or SIM curriculum. SIM is a student-centered, research-based instructional approach designed to transform struggling learners into students who know how to learn and apply their knowledge and skills actively across various learning environments. The overarching goal of this course is to is to enable students to learn skills and content and to perform tasks in a variety of settings. Students receive an elective credit for Academic Strategies.
Fundamentals of Math: Fundamentals of Math provides specially designed instruction in math calculations and math reasoning. This course builds and reinforces basic concepts needed to be successful mastering high school level mathematics. This class is designed to help students build and reinforce foundational math skills. Pre Assessments help identify areas of weakness and prescribe lessons to improve performance in those areas. Students receive an elective credit for Fundamentals of Math.
Small Group Instruction: Small group instruction is a time for students to work towards achieving their IEP goals and improving academic skills. IEP goals are addressed through the completion of class work, homework, and other activities. Other activities that might occur in Small Group Instruction include transition assessment and planning, assistance with organization, development of time management strategies, development of study skills.