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ERIC Number: ED497280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 344
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-55766-897-4
Quick-Guides to Inclusion: Ideas for Educating Students with Disabilities, Second Edition
Giangreco, Michael F., Ed.; Doyle, Mary Beth, Ed.
Brookes Publishing Company
Now for the first time ever, the bestselling, teacher-trusted "Quick-Guides to Inclusion" are available in a single updated and revised volume -- complete with seven all-new Quick-Guides. A resource for busy K-12 teachers who need fast, friendly, and practical guidance on including students with disabilities in general education classrooms, this photocopiable sourcebook gives educators fully revised, updated contents of all three popular Quick-Guide volumes. Past contributors -- every one a respected inclusion expert -- returned to refresh these Quick-Guides with their latest knowledge and experience. Teachers will have up-to-date snapshots of a wide array of essential inclusion topics, such as literacy, partnerships with parents, positive behavior support, and curriculum adaptations. Each of the 23 Quick-Guides includes easy-to-follow ideas, examples, and tips teachers can put to use immediately in any classroom and on any budget. The sourcebook also provides seven brand-new Quick-Guides on critical topics. Educators will get more than 80 pages of brand-new content on teaching writing, teaching math, addressing cross-cultural issues, using universal design for learning, listening to students' perspectives, conducting community-based instruction, and using simple technology to encourage participation. With this user-friendly guidebook, educators will have a single resource they can turn to again and again for quick, real-world advice on all the key inclusion topics. This guidebook divides into seven sections and twenty guidebooks. Section I: Foundational Ideas, contains: (QG 1): Including Students with Disabilities in the Classroom (Michael F. Giangreco); (QG 2) Building Partnerships with Parents and Caregivers (Linda A. Davern); and (QG 3): Considerations about the Cultural Nature of Inclusion, Teaching, and Learning (Beth Harry and Alfredo J. Artilles). Section II: Relationships and Self-Determination, contains: (QG 4): Supporting Friendships for All Students (Carol Tashie and Zach Rossetti); (QG 5): Self-Determination (Michael L. Wehmeyer); and (QG 6): Listen to Me: What Students Want Teachers to Know (Mary Schuh, Frank Sgambati, and Carol Tashie). Section III: Communication & Behavior, contains: (QG 7): Communication Systems in the Classroom (Janet M. Duncan and Patricia A. Prelock); and (QG 8): Creating Positive Behavior Supports (Deborah L. Hedeen and Barbara J. Ayres). Section IV: Curriculum & Instruction, contains: (QG 9): Universal Design for Learning (Bridget Dalton and David Gordon); (QG 10): Reaching and Teaching Diverse Learners through Differentiated Instruction (Robi M. Kronberg); (QG 11): Co-Designing Responsive Curriculum (Alice Udvari-Solner); and (QG 12): Instructional Strategies (Michael F. Giangreco and Lia Cravedi. Section V: Literacy & Numeracy, contains: (QG 13): Supporting Literacy Learning in All Children (David A. Koppenhaver and Karen Erickson); (QG 14): Writing Matters (Patricia McGonegal and Nancy Talbott); and (QG 15): Making Math Meaningful for Students with Special Needs (Timothy J. Whiteford). Section VI: High School & Transition, contains: (QG 16): Taking Inclusion to the Next Level: Creating Inclusive High School Classrooms (Cheryl M. Jorgensen, Douglas Fisher, and Carol Tashie); and (QG 17): Transition from School to Adult Life (Katharine Shepherd and George B. Salembier). Section VII: Personnel & Administration, contains: (QG 18): Getting the Most Out of Support Services (Susan W. Edelman, Michael F. Giangreco, Ruth E. Dennis, Patricia A. Prelock, Marie MacLeod, and Marie-Christine Potvin); (QG 19): Creating Partnerships with Paraprofessionals (Mary Beth Doyle and Patricia A. Lee); and (QG 20): Administration in Inclusive Schools (Richard Schattman, Ruth E. Dennis and Donarae Cook). Quick-Guide Extras includes: (QGE 1): Assisting Students Who Use Wheelchairs: Guidelines for School Personnel (Michael F. Giangreco, Irene McEwen, Timothy Fox, and Deborah Lisi-Baker); (QGE 2): Community-Based Instruction (John McDonnell and Jayne McGuire) and (QGE 3): Simple Technology to Encourage Participation (June E. Downing).
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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