ERIC Number: ED406529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Diverse Learners: Strategies for Success.
Asselin, Susan B.; Mooney, Marianne
This instructional resource provides classroom teachers with information for working successfully with all students by incorporating management tools and strategies to ensure students' success as they move from school to work. The guide is organized in five parts. Part I, Strategies for Learning and Teaching, covers these topics: learning styles, assessment, teaching styles, modifications and accommodations, motivation, and behavior and classroom management. Part II, Strategies for Collaboration, suggests methods for successful collaboration with parents, families, businesses, and the community. It also provides steps for solving cooperation problems. Part III, School to Career Transition, covers the role of vocational education teachers in preparing students for careers and making the transition from school to work. Part IV, Special Needs Populations, defines the various groups of special needs students, describes national legislation on educational accessibility for special needs persons, and suggests physical modifications, assistive technology, and workplace accommodations. Part V, Resources, contains the following: a glossary of 79 terms; a list of 38 acronyms; a list of 75 related references and 26 videotapes; a professional resource directory listing 47 organizations; and a bibliography containing 57 entries. Appendixes include sample forms and "bright ideas" from teachers dealing with special needs vocational education students. (KC)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Diversity (Student), Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, High Schools, Learning Strategies, Mainstreaming, Parent School Relationship, School Business Relationship, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center, 2200 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060-2208 ($16.24).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Office of Vocational, Adult, and Employment Training Services.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.