ERIC Number: ED468984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Including Students with Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Classroom Teachers. Third Edition.
Friend, Marilyn; Bursuck, William D.
This book is intended to guide teachers as they include students with special needs. The 13 chapters are: (1) "The Foundation for Educating Students with Special Needs" (e.g., issues related to inclusion); (2) "Special Education Procedures and Services" (e.g., how students obtain special services); (3) "Professional Partnerships" (e.g., the basics of collaboration); (4) "Planning Instruction by Analyzing Classroom and Student Needs" (e.g., how an inclusive classroom is organized); (5) "Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities" (e.g., accommodations for such students); (6) "Students with High-Incidence Disabilities" (e.g., accommodations for such students); (7) "Other Students with Special Needs" (e.g., which students are protected by Section 504); (8) "Assessing Student Needs" (e.g., how student assessments contribute to special education decisions); (9) "Instructional Adaptations" (e.g., how to improve clarity in written and oral communication); (10) "Strategies for Independent Learning" (e.g., how students learn to use strategies independently); (11) "Evaluating Student Learning" (e.g., adapting classroom tests); (12) "Responding to Student Behavior" (e.g., preventing discipline problems); and (13) "Approaches for Building Social Relationships" (e.g., developing and supporting peer tutoring). (Contains approximately 825 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Behavior Change, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Grading, High Risk Students, Inclusive Schools, Independent Study, Individualized Education Programs, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Strategies, Low Incidence Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Needs Assessment, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Parent School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Peer Teaching, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Report Cards, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Collaboration, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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