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401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom
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401 Practical Adaptations for Every Classroom



© 2011 | 168 pages | Corwin

"All general education teachers should have this book in their personal libraries!"
—Laurie Emery, Principal, Old Vail Middle School, AZ

"Beverley Johns answers questions that all teachers have had. I especially like her personal examples and the '3 x 5' summaries in each chapter."
—Beverly Leavitt, Special Education Teacher and Education Diagnostician, Round Lake Area Schools, IL

"This excellent reference is ideal for both new and veteran teachers, and is an easy and enjoyable read."
—Diane Callahan, Retired Science Teacher, Fairfield Middle School, West Chester, OH

Optimize success for ALL students with quick and easy adaptations!

Award-winning educator Beverley Holden Johns offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs. Busy teachers can put these proven strategies to use immediately with minimal time and expense. The author shares her extensive experience in inclusive settings through concise "3 x 5 card" summaries and relevant examples, in concert with:

  • Hundreds of adaptations for lectures, worksheets, vocabulary instruction, student response, testing, and the classroom environment
  • Practical coverage of the legal basis for adaptations, including current updates
  • The role of adaptations in Individualized Education Programs

This book is invaluable for teachers who are new to working with students with special needs. All teachers will gain fresh ideas and discover how applying adaptations can snowball into increased student engagement and optimized learning.

 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
1. Introduction to Adaptations: Why the Need and Important Considerations
 
2. Adaptations on a Shoestring Budget
 
3. Lecture Adaptations
 
4. Worksheet Adaptations
 
5. Behavioral Adaptations
 
6. Environmental Adaptations
 
7. Movement Adaptations
 
8. Vocabulary Adaptations
 
9. Student Response Adaptations
 
10. Timing/Scheduling Adaptations
 
11. Note-Taking Adaptations
 
12. Testing Adaptations
 
13. Homework Adaptations
 
Conclusion
 
References
 
Index

"Bev Johns answers questions that all teachers have had. I especially like her personal examples and the “3x5” summaries in each chapter."

Beverly Leavitt, Special Education Teacher and Education Diagnostician
Round Lake Area Schools, District 116, IL

“This excellent reference is ideal for both new and veteran teachers, and is an easy and enjoyable read.”

Diane Callahan, Retired Science Teacher
Fairfield Middle School, West Chester, OH

“All general education teachers should have this book in their personal libraries!”

Laurie Emery, Principal
Old Vail Middle School, AZ

"This is an outstanding, comprehensive and reader friendly book: a must have for all educators at all levels. Dr. Johns has written a much needed text that is easy to read as well as understand. It should definitely be on your shelf as a resource to meet the diverse needs of all students."

Cheryl Zaccagnini, Associate Professor
Shippensburg University

Recommended ,but overruled by committee,which wanted research,not practical text.

Dr JIM NICHOLS
School Of Education, Nyack College
April 21, 2011
Key features
Pulls together a great variety of adaptations (instructional, behavioral, assessment, etc.) in one book.

The adaptations are easy to implement, low cost, and require minimal prep work for the teacher.

A "user friendly" publication of value to both the rookie educator and the general educator with little experience working with students with special needs.

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ISBN: 9781412982023
$31.95

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