Teaching Students with Learning Problems in the Inclusive Classroom

Teaching Students with Learning Problems in the Inclusive Classroom

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For the K-12 special education methods course for future teachers of students with learning problems. Knowing that no one approach to teaching is right for all children all of the time, this comprehensive, yet accessible, case-based text presents current "best practices," with the aim of helping prospective teachers learn to tailor instruction to the diverse needs and abilities of students with learning problems. The authors explore the entire inclusion movement and the theories of teaching and learning that inform it; discuss the nature of students with learning problems and the characteristics of effective teachers; and, describe a broad spectrum of proven instructional strategies for all curriculum areas. Finally, they examine the unique challenges and opportunities that transitions create for students with learning problems.show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 190.5 x 226.1 x 25.4mm | 929.88g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130287725
  • 9780130287724

Table of contents

PrefaceChapter 1. Who Are Your Students? A Look at a High-Incidence Group.Chapter 2. Historical and Legal Foundations of Inclusive Education.Chapter 3. Educating Students with Learning Problems in the Least Restrictive Environments.Chapter 4. Who Are the Teachers?Chapter 5. Theories of Teaching and Learning.Chapter 6. Organizing for Instruction.Chapter 7. Enhancing Oral Language in the Classroom.Chapter 8. Teaching Reading: Word Recognition.Chapter 9. Teaching Reading Comprehension.Chapter 10. Teaching Writing.Chapter 11. Teaching Mathematics.Chapter 12. Teaching in the Content Areas.Chapter 13. Social-Emotional Issues.Chapter 14. Transitions to College.Chapter 15. Transitions to Employment.Glossary.References.Author Index.Subject Index.show more