Strategy Instruction for Middle and Secondary Students with Mild Disabilities

Author: Greg Conderman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452276978
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Teach your students learning strategies that will last a lifetime! Beyond facts and figures, special educators must teach their students how to learn: a skill that will sustain them for a lifetime. Offering an innovative organization, this book explains strategies within context and features: The most effective ways to teach vocabulary, reading, written language, math, and science Instructional strategies known to improve study skills, textbook skills, and self-regulation Informal assessments for each content or skill Case studies that link assessment results, IEP goals, and learning strategies Ready-to-use forms, think-alouds, and application activities

Successful Teaching

Author: David Schwarzer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475825307
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This edited volume provides novice teachers with a practical guide to help them transition from teacher education students to independent, reflective and autonomous classroom teachers.

Disciplinary and Content Literacy for Today s Adolescents Sixth Edition

Author: William G. Brozo
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462530087
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Well established as a clear, comprehensive course text in five prior editions, this book has now been extensively revised, with a focus on disciplinary literacy. It offers a research-based framework for helping students in grades 6-12 learn to read, write, and communicate academic content and to develop the unique literacy, language, and problem-solving skills required by the different disciplines. In an engaging, conversational style, William G. Brozo presents effective instruction and assessment practices, illustrated with extended case studies and sample forms. Special attention is given to adaptations to support diverse populations, including English language learners. (Prior edition title: Content Literacy for Today's Adolescents, Fifth Edition.) New to This Edition: *Shift in focus to disciplinary literacy as well as general content-area learning. *Chapter on culturally and linguistically diverse learners. *Incorporates a decade of research and the goals of the Common Core State Standards. *Increased attention to academic vocabulary, English language learners, the use of technology, and multiple text sources, such as graphic novels and digital texts. *Pedagogical features: chapter-opening questions plus new case studies, classroom dialogues, practical examples, sample forms, and more.

Effective Curriculum for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Author: Beverley Holden Johns
Publisher: Love Publishing Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Designed to show how to create specialized instruction based on the individualized needs of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. This book demonstrates how to plan a curriculum based on a diagnostic prescriptive approach. It also includes ideas for becoming partners with community agencies.

Developing Content Area Literacy

Author: Patricia A. Antonacci
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483347656
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Forty evidenced-based strategies for integrating literacy instruction into the content areas Providing unique content on assessment, differentiated instruction, technology, and reflective practice, Developing Content Area Literacy, Second Edition is designed to help busy middle school and secondary teachers meet the challenge of addressing the literacy learning needs of all students, including English language learners. Each of the 40 evidence-based strategies is organized around eight essential areas of literacy instruction: academic vocabulary, reading fluency, narrative text, informational text, media and digital literacies, informational writing, critical thinking, and independent learning. Each topic has five strategies from which to choose, giving teachers ample variety to meet the diverse needs of the classroom.

Purposeful Co Teaching

Author: Greg Conderman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280428
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Create powerful teaching partnerships that promote success for every student in inclusive classrooms! Ideal for both general and special education classrooms, this indispensible resource integrates interpersonal skills, instructional design, and teaching philosophy to guide educators through the beginning stages of co-teaching relationships toward smooth collaboration. The authors provide proven instructional strategies such as visuals, mnemonics, formative assessment, and more, for use within co-teaching partnerships. Additional resources include: Chapter activities and checklists for planning lessons Case studies from various subject areas and grade levels to illustrate the realities of co-teaching Resources such as books, videos, and helpful Web sites

Special Education and the Law

Author: Allan G. Osborne, Jr.
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483303152
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The ultimate resource for success in special education—newly updated! Authored by two past presidents of the Educational Law Association, this essential guide translates legalese into your language and allows you to focus on your core competency: providing excellent education for students with special needs. Updated to reflect significant court decisions and new developments, the book features: Extensive coverage of IDEA’s reauthorization, Section 504 and the ADA, and FAPE and LRE New analysis of parent and student rights Guidance on discipline A preventative approach to special education litigation Focus on federal and state interpretations of the law

Educating One All

Author: Lorraine McDonnell
Publisher: National Academies
ISBN:
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In this volume, an expert committee addresses how to reconcile common learning for all students with individualized education for "one"--the unique student. The book makes recommendations to states and communities that have adopted standards-based reform and that seek policies and practices to make reform consistent with the requirements of special education.