ERIC Number: ED432843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Inclusion 101: How To Teach All Learners.
Bauer, Anne M.; Shea, Thomas M.
This book is designed to help educators provide effective instruction to students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Chapters address: (1) the concepts of inclusive society, schools, classrooms and services; (2) legal foundations for inclusion and government support for education; (3) the qualities of inclusive schools and classrooms; (4) individualized education programming, assessment and diagnosis of problem situations, prescriptive teaching, and services; (5) working as a member of an education team; (6) the parents' role in the decision-making process shared with practitioners; (7) assessment and evaluation, including the ecobehavioral interview with teachers, parents, and children, the portfolio, and curriculum-based assessment; (8) the organization and management of inclusive schools and classrooms; (9) structuring programs for all learners; (10) principles of learning, reinforcement, shaping, cueing, modeling, and contingency contracting; (11) self-management; (12) group strategies for problem-solving; (13) individual strategies for designing and implementing comprehensive interventions; and (14) moving learners from restrictive to inclusive classrooms. The final chapter presents three case studies of children with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Each chapter includes learning objectives, a variety of figures and tables to support the narrative, a summary, a self-evaluation quiz, a "Make the Language Your Own" exercise, application activities, and references. An appendix contains answer keys for the self-evaluation and make the language your own sections.(CR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Curriculum Based Assessment, Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Inclusive Schools, Individualized Instruction, Mainstreaming, Portfolio Assessment, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Self Management, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Teacher Collaboration, Teaching Methods, Teamwork
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624; Tel: 800-638-3775 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.brookespublishing.com ($35).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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