ERIC Number: ED396502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use To Challenge and Motivate Struggling Students.
This book offers principles and practical suggestions for effectively teaching students with a variety of learning difficulties in the regular classroom. Chapter 1 contains tips for helping all students feel welcome in the classroom and Chapter 2 suggests ways to get all students involved in all learning activities. Chapter 3 describes categories of students with learning difficulties (learning disabilities, behavior disorders, emotional disturbances, substance exposure, and hearing and visual impairments). Chapter 4 focuses on matching teaching to individual student learning styles while Chapter 5 presents "state of the art" ideas about the learning process. Chapters 6 through 8 suggest a variety of methods to improve reading and writing, compatible with methods teachers may be currently using. Chapters 9 and 10 focus on learning in the content areas including science, social studies, and mathematics. Chapter 11 describes several alternative methods of assessing student learning. Chapter 12 addresses behavior issues and Chapter 13 offers suggestions for involving parents as part of the learning team. Each chapter also includes answers to frequently asked questions. An appendix lists sources of additional information and materials. (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Educational Methods, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Learning Disabilities, Learning Problems, Learning Processes, Mainstreaming, Parent Participation, Reading Instruction, Slow Learners, Social Integration, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc., 400 First Avenue, North, Suite 616, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1730 ($27.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A