Teaching Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

Teaching Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

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For courses on how to teach students with mild disabilities, special ed methods, and learning problems.

With collaboration so vital to today's educational arena, this thorough, well-organized, highly readable text concentrates on the general process of teaching-the basic "how to do it"-to help prospective teachers of children with mild disabilities in grades K-12 learn to work effectively with students, other teachers, and families. Basing coverage on their extensive experience, the authors present practical, research-based teaching strategies that relate to everyday occurrences in schools; provide motivating, experience-based activities; and offer numerous detailed lesson plans. Their personal, conversational writing style makes even complex concepts accessible, while their extensive coverage gives readers a solid understanding of what works and what doesn't in both special education classrooms and inclusive settings.
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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 188 x 228.6 x 20.3mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130385018
  • 9780130385017

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1. Students with Special Needs.
2. Beginning-of-the-Year Planning and Organization.
3. Informal Assessment.
4. The Instructional Cycle.
5. Instructional Materials.

6. Strategy Instruction.
7. Content Instruction.
8. Social Skills and Peer-Mediated Instruction.
9. Study Skills Instruction.

10. Communication and Collaborative Consultation.
11. Technology for Teaching and Learning.
12. Transition from School to Community Living.
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