Inclusion Strategies That Work! : Research-Based Methods for the Classroom

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-16
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Whether you are a general or a special, priamry or secondary, education teacher, this second edition of the best-selling guide helps you understand and implement hands-on strategies for successful classroom inclusion of students with disabilities. Students identified for special education services pose a variety of challenges, but this practical resource gives you research-based tools that make differentiating instruction for all students much easier.Designed to be taken off your shelf again and again, Inclusion Strategies That Work! includes an array of lists, charts, curriculum suggestions, tips for working with parents, strategies for preparing Individual Educational Plans (IEPs)-including a mock IEP-reproducible activities and applications, and sample inclusion dilemmas. This book also offers information on disability characteristics and complementary instructional plans.This revised edition has current information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, classifications, RTI and the severe discrepancy model. In addition, this revision is infused with the latest research studies that support specific inclusive strategies. All URLs Web sites have been updated along with the names and addresses of the organizations.

Table of Contents

List of Inclusive Activities and Worksheets for Teachers and Students
About the Author
Examining the Research Base and legal Considerations in Special Education Along with the Reasons for Inclusion
Disability Legislation
Introduction: Why Do Inclusion
Establishing Legislative Knowledge
Disability Categories Under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
History of the Americans with Disabiltiies Act (ADA)
Civil Rights for Students with Disabilities Under Section 504
Past, Present, and Future Concerns
Cooperative Legislative Review
Implications of Elementary and Secondary Education Act: ESEA
Translating Research to Learning Strategies That Work
Inclusion and the Student with Disabilities
Understanding the Often Complicated Special Education Terminology Beyond the Words
Disability Introspection
Being Treated Differently
Merits of Individuality
Disability Awareness Classroom Suggestions
Different Choices
Preparation for Successful Inclusion
Focusing on Abilities
Establishing Successful Inclusive Classrooms
Strategies That Work With All Learners
Effective Ingredients
Applying Diverse Strategies
Strategic Curriculum Applications
Establishing Prior Knowledge
Scoring With Metacognition (Knowing What You Know)
The Goal of Special Education
Motivating and Personalizing Learning Choices
Multiple Intelligences of Students
Learning Analysis
Concretizing Learning
UbD: Understanding by Design
UDL: Universal Design for Learning
Learning Designs
Kinesthetic Connections
Sensory Approaches and Learning Modalities
Next, Writing and Applying the IEP (Individualized Education Program)
Practical Guidelines for Using and Writing the IEP
Appropriate Goals and Skills to Consider When Writing an IEP
How to Track and Document IEPs
Mock IEPs (It's Educationally Prudent!)
Introducing Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Issues Into the Curriculum
Connecting Cognitive and Affective Skills
Addressing Emotional Intelligences
Behavioral Approaches for Educators
Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
Transitional Services
Ways to Teach Social Skills
Classroom Climate
Reaching and Co-teaching Your Students
Building Productive Relationships
Collaborating as a Team
Classroom Dynamics
Inclusion Dilemmas
More Lesson Concerns
Teen Culture
Using the Three R's to Guide Instruction and Assessment
1st R: Reading
2nd R: ' Riting
3rd R: 'Rithmetic
Completing the Basics
Artful Education
Science by Doing, Thinking, and Connecting to the World
Valuing Phsical Education
Interdisciplinary Approach: Educational Salads
Emphasizing Comprehension and Study Skills
Learning More About Learning
Developing Better Practices
Teaching for More Understanding
Organized Environments
Assessing, Testing, and Grading Your Students
Purposeful Assessments
User-Friendly Testing Formats
Assessment Trends
Teacher Tips
Testing Changes
Working With Parents and Families of Students With Disabilities
Valuing Parents and Families
Parents, Families, and Teachers as Allies
Considering Technology in the Inclusive Classroom
Benefits and Promising Futures
Classroom/Community Implications and Resourcse
Reflecting as Classroom Practice Reviewing and Maintaining Skills
Preteach, Teach, Reteach
Summing Up the Learning
Combining Elements
Disability Tables
Alphabetized Acronyms
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