ERIC Number: ED461198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Inclusion: A Guide for Educators.
Stainback, Susan, Ed.; Stainback, William, Ed.
This book discusses the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms and describes strategies that enhance the social success and educational achievement for all students. Section 1 provides an introduction to inclusion and contains the following chapters: "Rationale for Inclusive Schooling" (Anastasios Karagiannis and others); "Historical Overview of Inclusion" (Anastasios Karagiannis); and "Inclusion as a Force for School Renewal" (John O'Brien and Connie Lyle O'Brien). Section 2 discusses basic strategies and includes: "Ten Crucial Elements for Creating Inclusive and Effective School Communities" (C. Beth Schaffner and Barbara E. Buswell); "MAPS, Circles of Friends, and PATH: Powerful Tools To Help Build Caring Communities" (Marsha Forest and others); "Practical Strategies for Communicating with All Students" (Maureen Smith and Diane Lea Ryndak); "Administrative Strategies for Achieving Inclusive Schooling" (Daniel D. Sage); and "What Do I Do Monday Morning?" (Mary A. Falvey and others). Section 3 focuses on collaboration and contains: "Friendships as an Educational Goal: What We Have Learned and Where We Are Headed" (Jeffrey L. Strully and Cindy Strully); "Facilitating Friendships" (Kathryn D. Bishop and others); "Student Collaboration: An Essential for Curriculum Delivery in the 21st Century" (Richard A. Villa and Jacqueline S. Thousand); and "Collaboration, Support Networking, and Community Building" (William Stainback and Susan Stainback). Section 4 discusses curriculum considerations and includes: "Curriculum in Inclusive Classrooms: The Background" (Susan Stainback and William Stainback); "Learning in Inclusive Classrooms: What About the Curriculum?" (William Stainback and others); "Designing Inclusive Curricula Right from the Start: Practical Strategies and Examples for the High School Classroom" (Cheryl M. Jorgensen); "Choosing Options and Accommodations for Children (COACH): Curriculum Planning for Students with Disabilities in General Education" (Michael F. Giangreco); "Celebrating Diversity, Creating Community: Curriculum That Honors and Builds on Differences" (Mara Sapon-Shevin); and "Community Learning in Inclusive Schools" (Michael Peterson). Section 5 describes behavioral considerations and includes: "Strategies for Managing an Inclusive Classroom" (Annette Iverson); "Support and Positive Teaching Strategies" (Wade Hitzing); "A Functional Approach to Dealing with Severe Challenging Behavior" (David P. Wacker and others); and "Some Notes on Positive Approaches for Students with Difficult Behavior" (Herbert Lovett). The final section contains: "Inclusion and the Development of a Positive Self-Identity by Persons with Disabilities" (Susan Stainback and others); "Gaining and Utilizing Family and Community Support for Inclusive Schooling" (Lynne C. Sommerstein and Marilyn R. Wessels); and "Concluding Remarks: Concerns about Inclusion" (Susan Stainback and William Stainback). (Each chapter includes references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Communication, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Friendship, Helping Relationship, Inclusive Schools, Instructional Effectiveness, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Peer Relationship, Program Administration, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Self Concept, Social Integration, Teacher Collaboration
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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IES Cited: ED495725