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ERIC Number: ED433645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 209
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55766-379-3
Inclusive High Schools: Learning from Contemporary Classrooms.
Fisher, Douglas, Ed.; Sax, Caren, Ed.; Pumpian, Ian, Ed.
Addressing both processes and outcomes, this book provides a framework for developing inclusive high schools, illustrated by detailed accounts of high schools that have struggled, strategized, and ultimately achieved success. Themes discussed include building crucial school-based relationships, developing support strategies, communicating responsibilities, preparing for the classroom, establishing continuity, adapting curricula, and redistributing school resources. Chapters include: (1) "We Had To See It for Ourselves" (Douglas Fisher, Ian Pumpian, Caren Sax); (2) "We Didn't Always Learn What We Were Taught: Inclusion Does Work!" (Sax, Fisher, Pumpian); (3) "Personal and Professional Evolutions about Inclusive Education" (David Zaino); (4) "Portraits of Inclusion" (Eileen Bagg-Rizzo); (5) "Kennedy High School: From Case-by-Case to Whole-School Inclusion" (Karen Rodifer, Elizabeth Castagnera, Fisher, Sax); (6) "John Q. Adams High School: A Pilot Project Takes Shape" (Sax, Fisher, Lois Chappell, Lyn Pratt); (7) "'A Community of Learners Born of Trust, Respect, and Courage': The Foundation of Inclusion and School Reform at Jefferson High School" (Cheryl M. Jorgensen); (8) "Facilitating and Focusing Whole-School Change" (Garnett Smith and others); (9) "Reflecting on the Least Restrictive Environment Policy: Curriculum, Instruction, Placement: Three Legs of the Achievement Stool" (Virginia Roach); (10) "Teacher Preparation: A Long and Winding Road that Leads..." (Pumpian); and (11) "Families: The Key to Continuity" (Barbara Buswell). (Contains 16 pages of references and an index.) (CR)
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624; Tel: 800-638-3775 (Toll Free); Web site: ($26).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Foreword by Wilson Buswell and Aaron Flint.