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Making Inclusion Work

Author : John Beattie
ISBN : 9781632200365
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.66 MB
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Learn the best methods for teaching students with disabilities in an inclusive classroom! In today’s classrooms, teachers must meet the educational needs of students of all ability levels, including students with disabilities. This invaluable resource offers elementary and secondary teachers a deeper awareness of "what works" when teaching students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Grounded in extensive special education research, this book will enlighten teachers with a greater understanding of special education students and how to teach them successfully. For teaching students with the most common disabilities in classes with their nondisabled peers, general and special education teachers alike will get the most current information on issues such as: • Developing Individualized Education Programs • Teaching reading successfully • Managing behavior and motivating students • Organizing classrooms and lessons effectively • Using cognitive strategies successfully • Making appropriate accommodations and modifications • Assessing students, grading, and collecting data • Working with parents and families • Collaborating with other teachers and parents One of the greatest challenges teachers face today is how to ensure that all students succeed, regardless of their ability. Rooted in the best research and practice, this essential resource provides the tools needed to create an inclusive classroom and demonstrates how to teach classes successfully.
Category: Education

Making Inclusion Work

Author : Frank Bowe
ISBN : UVA:X004808784
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.93 MB
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For the Inclusion/Mainstreaming course. Born of the author's extensive experience in preparing teachers, this accessible, categorical inclusion text offers a practical perspective on inclusion in today's multicultural, multilingual, and broadly diverse classrooms. The author offers this perspective while simultaneously challenging pre-service and in-service teachers with a relatively new way of thinking about teaching: universal design in education. A thorough discussion of the foundations of inclusion and of the law at the beginning of the text is followed by specific disability chapters, methods chapters, and content area chapters. Each of the chapters (except for the foundational chapters in Part I) contain practical strategies and methods for the preservice teacher in all age groups.
Category: Education

Making Inclusion Work

Author : Saija Katila
ISBN : 9781849806862
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 43.26 MB
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Full of insights for any organizational scholar still hoping to make a difference for a better world, this greatly illuminating book examines what it takes to intervene critically but positively in the mainstream of a globalized academic life, and be able to survive such interventions. The contributors offer tried and tested approaches neither aggressive nor confrontational allowing them to bring inclusion and multiplicity to their teaching and their research while carving spaces for action and resistance to hegemonic academic practices. An innovative must read and much needed text! Marta B. Calás, University of Massachusetts, US This important book should be required reading for all management educators. Starting from an incisive and timely critique of the increasingly standardized global academic system, the editors set out to offer an inclusive vision of what education can be. A rich array of contributors from diverse cultures and perspectives offer experiences and ideas about the practice of inclusive education and, perhaps more importantly, offer some hope that the logic of standardization is not immutable. Christopher Grey, University of Warwick, UK This innovative book explores how inclusion can be enhanced in academia by considering the strategic work of expert academics from around the world. It offers a new look at academic work through the accounts of passionate practitioners who have each, in their own ways, made inclusion work. Making Inclusion Work exemplifies how academics can meaningfully engage in inclusive practices in their everyday work. Scholars around the world share their experiences of intervening in curriculum development, teaching and research, and reflect on practices that have worked in local contexts. The authors discuss the process for reaching greater inclusion which begins with an honest appraisal of current local practice. Reflective developers in academic institutions and educational administration will appreciate the unique insights provided by this book. Students interested in diversity and inclusion, academic practices, and autobiographical action-oriented research will also find the contributions invaluable.
Category: Business & Economics

Including The Gifted And Talented

Author : Chris M. M. Smith
ISBN : 0415361095
Genre : Education
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In this volume, a range of top experts discuss and examine their arguments for and against the inclusion of gifted learners, challenging the assumptions that educational inclusion relates only to those pupils with learning difficulties.
Category: Education

Making Inclusion Work For Children With Dyspraxia

Author : Lois Addy
ISBN : 0203561546
Genre : Education
File Size : 41.36 MB
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Drawing on their considerable experiences of the syndrome, as well as current research findings, the authors help teachers and other education professionals to better understand the needs of a dyspraxic child. Through practical strategies, they show how teachers can make all the difference to a child's ability to succeed in the classroom, and case studies show how parents, teachers and therapists can work together to facilitate learning. Whilst providing a unique insight and approach to the complex condition of dyspraxia, this lively, informative text also examines specific cases and scenarios, considering the perspectives of teachers and parents. It handles a range of crucial topics such as: * issues surrounding diagnosis * the developmental differences and characteristics of dyspraxia * conventional and alternative intervention strategies * an exploration of the pressure of families * ways of improving home/school liaison. Teachers, SENCOs and other educational professionals will find this book provides a wealth of essential information and guidance, whilst parents will also find much to support them in the daily care and welfare of their child.
Category: Education

Making Inclusion Work For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author : Tristram Smith
ISBN : 9781606239322
Genre : Education
File Size : 21.2 MB
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An indispensable resource for K-12 educators and autism specialists, this highly practical book shows how to include students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in general education settings. Tristram Smith and his associates present a research-based, step-by-step process for assessing students at a range of skill levels, planning and implementing successful inclusion programs, and working as a team with other professionals and with parents. The book is packed with specific strategies for helping students with ASD follow the daily routine, learn from the general education curriculum, interact with peers, and overcome problem behavior. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, it features dozens of reproducible worksheets and forms.
Category: Education

Access For Success

Author : Katy Arnett
ISBN : 0134632710
Genre : Inclusive education
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"Access for Success: Making Inclusion Work for Language Learners is the first educational text of its kind to integrate principles and theories about Universal Design for Learning and language learning with practical strategies to address the diverse needs of today?s language learners in Canada. Drs. Katy Arnett and Renée Bourgoin accomplish this by establishing four Access Points or steps to inclusive language education: 1.Knowledge IS access. 2.Know your language learners. Empower them. 3.Universal language actions and differentiation that support comprehension, production, attention, and overall language development. 4.Make informative decisions regarding assessment and protocols to facilitate inclusion. The authors? strategies are backed by sound research and years of in-class, hands-on experience. Access for Success is a comprehensive resource that can be used by all second-language teachers who seek to make inclusion part of their classrooms." --
Category: Inclusive education

Children And Challenging Behavior

Author : Debbie Hewitt
ISBN : CORNELL:31924101577272
Genre : Behavior disorders in children
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Category: Behavior disorders in children

The Inclusion Papers

Author : Jack Pearpoint
ISBN : 1895418089
Genre : Mainstreaming in education
File Size : 55.32 MB
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This collection of over 30 papers presents the view that all persons should be equally valued, provided equal opportunities, viewed as unique individuals, and be exposed to and learn from and about people with diverse characteristics. The papers offer insight into the process of moving forward to achieve both equity and excellence for all Canadian people, labeled "disabled" or not, in educational and other community settings. The articles call for advocacy, attitude change, and expanded availability of appropriate supports and services within schools and communities to allow everyone to participate and contribute in a meaningful way. Titles of sample papers include: "Two Roads: Inclusion or Exclusion"; "The 'Butwhatabout' Kids"; "Annie's Gift"; "Common Sense Tools: MAPS and CIRCLES"; "MAPS: Action Planning"; "Dreaming, Speaking and Creating"; "Kick 'em Out or Keep 'em In"; "Vive la Difference"; and "Natural Support Systems." (JDD)
Category: Mainstreaming in education