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Joyful Learning

Active and Collaborative Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms
Second Edition (Revised Edition)
By: Alice Udvari-Solner, Paula Kluth

Quickly engage students with cultural, language, learning, physical, or sensory differences in discussion, creative thinking, teamwork, and more through 60 activities for the K-12 inclusive classroom.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781506375663
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2017
  • Page Count: 264
  • Publication date: June 13, 2017

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Discover motivating, personalized learning strategies that all of your students will love!

Build an active, responsive, and inclusive classroom where every student benefits. Through step-by-step directions, reproducible handouts, classroom-tested examples, and specific guidelines, teachers and teacher teams will discover 60 activities to help you:

  • Quickly and easily modify and adapt design instruction for diverse learners, including students with cultural, language, learning, physical, or sensory differences
  • Transform lectures and whole-class discussions through dynamic, student-centered learning experiences
  • Immerse students in discussion, debate, creative thinking, questioning, teamwork, and collaborative learning
  • Flexibly co-plan and co-teach with a variety of school professionals

The revised edition of this bestselling resource includes step-by-step directions, reproducible handouts, classroom-tested examples, and specific guidelines. Discover quick and easy ways to help all learners participate, contribute, and learn with this unique guide!

"This book is a gold mine of strategies to increase engagement, participation, and JOY for all students in inclusive classrooms. The examples and implementation suggestions make is easy for K-12 teachers to select and apply strategies that make learning meaningful and fun."

—Barb Gruber, Inclusion Facilitator

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education

"One of the many things I appreciate about this new edition is the range of its examples. Regardless of grade level or subject area, all K-12 teachers will find relevant gems here.”

—Kelly Chandler-Olcott, Associate Dean for Research

Syracuse University

Key features

  • Practical strategies and techniques for implementing differentiated instruction and active learning
  • Resources that help teachers engage students in discussion, debate, creative thinking, teamwork and collaborative learning
  • Targeted to all K–12 teachers, regardless of their background in special education
  • Detailed directions, reproducibles, and guidelines for instruction


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Alice Udvari-Solner

Dr. Alice Udvari-Solner is a national consultant in education and holds an appointment at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction where she has prepared preservice teachers to work in inclusive settings for over three decades. The graduate and undergraduate courses she teaches on the topic of accommodating diverse learners in general education settings are integral to the elementary, secondary, and special education teacher certification programs. Universal Design for Learning (UDL), differentiation, assistive technologies, collaborative teamwork among educators and paraprofessionals, and systems change toward inclusive education are areas that are central to her research and teaching.. Dr. Udvari-Solner’s research has focused on the development of the Universal Design Process for Differentiation—a method used to promote co-planning among educators to design responsive strategies for diverse learners. She had authored numerous journal articles and her work has been featured in multiple texts which include: Leading Inclusive Schools, Educating Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach, Creating the Inclusive School, Inclusive Urban High Schools, Quick Guides to Inclusion, Restructuring for a Caring & Effective Education, , and Creativity & Collaborative Learning.

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Paula Kluth

Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. Paula is a former special educator who has served as a classroom teacher and inclusion facilitator. She is the author or co-author of more than 15 books including Universal Design Daily, 30 Days to the Co-Taugth Clasroom (with Julie Causton), From Text Maps to Memory Caps: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Inclusive Classrooms (with Sheila Danaher), "Don't We Already Do Inclusion?": 100 Ways to Improve Inclusive Schools, You’re Welcome: 30 Innovative Ideas for the Inclusive Classroom (with Patrick Schwarz), and “You’re Going to Love This Kid”: Teaching Students with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms. To learn more about Paula, visit her personal Web site: www.paulakluth.com. Learn more about Paula on her webpage: www.paulakluth.com. You can also connect with her on social media including on Facebook (www.facebook.com/paulakluth); Twitter (twitter.com/PaulaKluth); and Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/paulapin).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


About the Authors

Introduction: Facilitating Inclusive Education Through Active and Collaborative Learning

Chapter 1. Building Teams and Classroom Communities

Chapter 2. Teaching and Learning

Chapter 3. Studying and Reviewing

Chapter 4. Creating Active Lectures

Chapter 5. Assessing and Celebrating

A Final Note





Price: $39.95
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