Balancing foundational information with a real world approach to inclusion, Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students, 2eequips teachers to create effective inclusive classrooms. The most applied text in the market, this second edition sharpens its focus and its organization to more clearly outline best practices for inclusive classrooms. The book's three part structure opens with the foundational materials you'll need to truly understand inclusive classrooms, followed by brief categorical chapters to give you the information you need to meet the needs of all students. Finally, field tested and research based classroom strategies are laid out on perforated pages to make the transition from theory to practice seamless.
James McLeskey is professor and chair of the Department of Special Education at the University of Florida. He completed his doctoral work at Georgia State University. Dr. McLeskey is the author or co-author of Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students (with Michael Rosenberg and David Westling, to be published by Pearson 2010); Reflections on Inclusion: Classic Articles that Shaped our Thinking (published by CEC, 2007); and Inclusive Education in Action: Making Differences Ordinary (with Nancy L. Waldron, published by ASCD, 2000). He has worked extensively with local schools as they have developed inclusive schools, and has written numerous articles regarding this work.
Michael S. Rosenberg is a Professor in the Department of Special Education and Chair of Doctoral Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his doctoral work at Penn State University. A co-editor of Teacher Education and Special Education, Dr. Rosenberg is the co-author of Educating Students with Behavior Disorders (with R. Wilson, L. Maheady, & P.T. Sindelar, published by Allyn & Bacon, 2003); Student Teacher To Master Teacher (With L. J. O’Shea & D.F O’Shea, published in 2006); The Special Education Sourcebook (with Irene Edmond-Rosenberg, published by Woodbine House, 1994); and Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students (with James McLeskey and David Westling, to be published by Pearson 2010); and numerous publications in professional journals.
David L. Westling is the Adelaide Worth Daniels Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He completed his doctoral work at the University of Florida. He is the co-author of Teaching Students with Severe Disabilities (with Lise Fox, published by Prentice Hall in 2009); and Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students (with James McLeskey and Michael Rosenberg, to be published by Pearson 2010); and numerous papers in professional journals.
Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students, 2e
Part I: Foundations of Successful Inclusion
1. What Is Inclusion and Why Is It Important?
2. Inclusion: Historical Trends, Current Practices, and Tomorrow’s Challenges
Part 2: Who are the Students in an Inclusive Classroom?
3. Students with Learning Disabilities
4. Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
5. Students with Intellectual Disabilities
6. Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
7. Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
8. Students with Communication Disorders and Students with Sensory Impairments
9. Students with Physical Disabilities, Health impairments, and Multiple Disabilities
Part 3: Effective Practices to Meet All Students’ Needs
Chapter 10 Collaboration and Teaming To Support Inclusion
Chapter 11 Formal Plans and Planning for Differentiated Instruction
Chapter 12 Teaching Students from Diverse Backgrounds
Chapter 13 Effective Instruction in Core Academic Areas:Teaching Reading, Writing, and Mathematics
Chapter 14 Effective Instructionin Secondary Content Areas
Chapter 15 Effective Classroom Management for All Students
Chapter 16 Using Technology to Support Inclusion