ERIC Number: ED283206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
The Special Student.
Wilson, Edward, Ed.
English in Texas, v18 n3 Spr 1987
The challenges and rewards of dealing with the many types of students that can be found in today's English classrooms--gifted, handicapped, learning disabled, second language learners--are addressed in this focused journal issue. The titles of the articles and their authors are as follows: (1) "Help Me Help You" (L. Quitman Troika); (2) "Students with Learning Difficulties in the English Classroom" (J. M. Kanning); (3) "What's Dyslexia? Texas Teachers' Dilemma" (E. B. Osburn, S. G. Cohen, and P. Swicegood); (4) "Encouraging Process over Product: Writing with Second Language Learners" (N. L. Hadaway and V. F. Tishe); (5) "How to Work with Language-Different Children in a Regular Classroom" (A. H. Cashman); (6) "France and America Meet at the Lectern: An Experiment in Team Teaching" (R. A. Mottram and M. Schock); (7) "The Handicapable Kid: A Catalyst for Growth" (H. Skrovan); (8) "Closed Faces" (J. Carlile); (9) "The Final Conference" (L. D. Evans); (10) "'Gifted' Low Achievers" (L. B. Johnson); (11) "'I'm Pretty Good At...'" (P. James); (12) "Meeting the Affective Needs of the Gifted through the Use of Literature" (B. Seney); and (13) "Compassion, Privacy, and the Act of Writing" (C. L. Record). (SKC)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Bibliotherapy, Bilingual Students, Classroom Environment, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Foreign Students, Gifted Disabled, Language Handicaps, Mainstreaming, Neurological Impairments, Speech Handicaps, Student Needs, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Joint Council of Teachers of English, Houston.