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As a Walden MSED Special Education or Graduate Certificate in Special Education student, you will have access to The Northgate School, an interactive multimedia simulation in which you will follow the case load of a fictional special education teacher, Mr. Gearing, throughout your program. You will have a chance to apply what you learn in a virtual environment and learn to resolve true-to-life challenges you will face in your career as a special education professional.
In course assignments and discussions throughout your program, you will explore authentic scenarios in The Northgate School to:
Try it out for yourself. Take a tour of some of the features of The Northgate School.
In the virtual classroom, click on the highlighted student hotspots to explore various simulated challenges, and follow the prompts for each one. Some will open videos, and others will open a new tab in your browser. Available scenarios include: