■ For Introduction to Special Education courses, and courses in Inclusion.
As the practice of inclusion expands, the challenges for teachers increase. Here is everything a future teacher needs to know in order to work effectively and sensitively within increasingly diverse elementary and secondary classrooms. The authors explain how to identify children with learning problems and describe numerous tools for general education classes that will help children with disabilities, gifted and talented pupils, students who are at-risk, and culturally or linguistically diverse students improve their academic performance, better manage their behavior, and achieve greater social acceptance.
PART I: INTRODUCTION.
1. Success for All Students in the General Education Classroom.
2. Collaboration and the Team Approach.
3. Special Students, Special Needs.
PART II: SKILLS FOR THE GENERAL EDUCATION TEACHER.
4. Adapting Instruction.
5. Managing Classroom Behavior.
6. Promoting Social Acceptance.
7. Coordinating the Classroom Learning Environment.
8. Using Computers and Other Technologies in the Classroom.
PART III: METHODS FOR TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION.
9. Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders.
10. Teaching Students with Mild Retardation and Severe Disabilities.
11. Teaching Students with Behavioral Disorders.
12. Teaching Students with Communication Disorders and Autism.
13. Teaching Students with Physical and Health Impairments.
14. Teaching Students with Visual and Hearing Impairments.
PART IV: METHODS FOR TEACHING STUDENTS WITH OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS IN GENERAL EDUCATION.
15. Teaching Students Who Are Gifted and Talented.
16. Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.
17. Teaching Students at Risk for School Failure.