ERIC Number: ED392216
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Educating Students with Special Needs from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds.
Reganick, Karol A.
The literature on methods for educating students with special needs, including disabilities, from culturally diverse backgrounds is reviewed. The paper addresses what cultural diversity is, changing demographics in the United States, special education issues, assessment recommendations, parental involvement, and teacher commitment and training. Discussion of teaching methods looks at the relationship of culture to learning, selection of teaching materials, adaptation of teaching materials, integrated curriculum, cooperative learning, active learning, whole language, and behavior management. (Contains 15 references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
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