ERIC Number: ED382010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Steps to Learning: Modern Languages for Pupils with Special Educational Needs.
McLagan, Patricia, Ed.
The collection of essays on modern language teaching for students with disabilities offers teachers practical suggestions based on proven strategies and reflected in successful case studies. Contents include: "Learners in Difficulty" (Bernardette Holmes); "Successful Methods for Differentiation" (Bernardette Holmes); "IT [Information Technology] Enhancing Learning" (Jim McElwee); "Reluctant Learners - You Can Do It!" (Peter Shaw); "Providing Contexts: Drama with Pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties" (Melanie Peter); "Languages for the Hearing Impaired" (Cornwall County Audiology Service); "Languages for the Visually Impaired" (Valerie Price); and "Collaboration - Professional Development" (Alma Hellaoui). Appended materials include suggested procedures for embarking on a language instruction program, an example of curriculum planning for a French unit on clothing, and recommended sources of further information. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Disabilities, Drama, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, French, Hearing Impairments, Identification, Information Technology, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Disabilities, Modern Languages, Professional Development, Program Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Severe Disabilities, Special Education, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, 20 Bedfordbury, Convent Garden, London WC2N 4LB, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).