ERIC Number: ED255006
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Special Education Teachers.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Special Education.
Intended for New York City special education teachers, the handbook presents information on classroom strategies as well as administrative matters. The initial chapter introduces quality instruction and examines aspects of the environment conducive to it. Also considered are the roles of support personnel and parents. Preparation for instruction, the subject of chapter 2, focuses on assessment, standardized testing, the individualized education program, task analysis, mainstreaming, and multicultural/multiethnic concerns. Chapter 3 addresses teaching and learning strategies, with special emphasis on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills through questioning, selecting and adapting materials, and study skills. Curriculum aspects addressed in chapter 4 include the following: New York City's Minimum Teaching Essentials (an outline of curriculum content), communication arts, reading, mathematics, bilingual special education, and career education and life skills. The final chapter explores administrative topics such as promotional policies, suspension procedures, and transportation regulations. (CL)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Limited English Speaking, Mainstreaming, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, School Administration, Science Instruction, Social Studies, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Student Evaluation, Study Skills, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Special Education.