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Facilitator's Guide to More Inclusion Strategies That Work!
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Facilitator's Guide to More Inclusion Strategies That Work!



© 2008 | 80 pages | Corwin

Lead workshops to help teachers connect best inclusive practices with standards!

Based on the best-selling book More Inclusion Strategies That Work! this facilitator's guide offers techniques for maximizing the strengths of all students in inclusive classrooms while meeting curriculum standards for all learners. Staff developers and workshop leaders will find specific tools to facilitate book study groups, seminars, and professional development events that increase teachers' skills in using inclusion strategies on a daily basis to instruct students at differing cognitive, sensory, physical, behavioral, emotional, and social levels. This easy-to-use guidebook offers step-by-step instructions for leading focused discussions on:

  • Applying inclusive strategies across the curriculum
  • Using assessments that are sensitive to differences in students' abilities
  • Varying the complexity and pace of lessons while achieving learning objectives
  • Maintaining sound educational principles

The chapter-by-chapter study guide features:

  • Workshop activities
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggestions for practical applications
  • Chapter summaries
  • Handouts and overheads
  • Resources for extending learning
  • Sample agendas for half-day, one-day, and two-day workshops
  • A workshop evaluation form

The Facilitator's Guide to More Inclusion Strategies That Work! is ideal for staff developers or anyone leading professional training for groups of any size—pairs, small workshops, or large seminars.

 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
Preface
 
Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Facilitator's Guide to More Inclusion Strategies That Work! Aligning Student Strengths With Standards by Toby J. Karten
 
Part I. Fundamentals of Honoring Potentials and Strengths of Students and Teachers
Chapter 1. Concentrating on Students' Strengths and Curriculum Standards  
Chapter 2. Understanding Assessments and Curriculum Standards  
Chapter 3. How Students Learn: Brain Basics  
Chapter 4. How Teachers Teach: Good Practices for All  
 
Part II. Standards-Based Inclusion Strategies That Work
Chapter 5. Standards-Based Reading Objectives  
Chapter 6. Standards-Based Writing, Listening, and Speaking Objectives  
Chapter 7. Standards-Based Math Objectives  
Chapter 8. Standards-Based Science and Technology Objectives  
Chapter 9. Standards-Based Social Studies Objectives  
Chapter 10. Standards-Based Art, Dance, Theater, and Music Objectives  
Chapter 11. Standards-Based Health/Physical Education Objectives  
Chapter 12. Standards-Based Career Education and Life Skills Objectives  
Chapter 13. Standards-Based Social/Behavioral/Emotional Objectives  
 
Part III. Application of Strengths and Standards to Inclusive Environments
Chapter 14. Standards-Based Interdisciplinary/Cross-Curricular Lessons  
Chapter 15. Attaining Inclusion  
Chapter 16. Rewards for All  
 
Handouts
 
Handout 1. A–Z Inclusive Assessment Rubric
 
Handout 2. Smart Chart
 
Handout 3. Looking Back to Move Ahead
 
Handout 4. Strategies People Search
 
Handout 5. Problem Solving: Inclusive Strategies
 
Handout 6. The Goal of Special Education
 
Handout 7. Science Levels and Accommodations for All Students Planner
 
Handout 8. Lesson Plan
 
Handout 9. I Can Do This, Too!
 
Handout 10. Neighborhood Connections and Objectives
 
Handout 11. Working Backward
 
Handout 12. How Much Do You Remember?
 
Handout 13. Roundtable Discussion
 
Overheads
 
Overhead 1. Connecting to Inclusion
 
Overhead 2. Compass Rose
 
Overhead 3. Interdisciplinary Approach
 
Sample Workshop Agendas
 
Half-Day Workshop Agenda
 
One-Day Workshop Agenda
 
Two-Day Workshop Agenda
 
Workshop Evaluation Form
Key features

Features and benefits for the facilitator include:

  • Chapter summaries
  • Supplemental information for extended learning
  • Discussion questions
  • Activities for individuals or groups
  • Journaling prompts
  • Timed activities
  • A workshop evaluation form

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Chapter 1


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ISBN: 9781412964845

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