"Wow! What a wonderful resource for all teachers. This book combines theory and practical strategies that can easily be implemented in anyone's classroom. Kudos to the author."
—Sarah N. Miller, Special Education Teacher
Baldwin County Schools, Summerdale, AL
"This book will quickly become the must-have resource for all special and general educators. Karten addresses all aspects of the inclusive environment, beginning with the inclusive mind-set and working through environment, structure, content, and most important, the idiosyncratic adolescent."
—Harold M. Tarriff, Director of Special Services
School District of the Chathams, NJ
Strategies to achieve winning results in the inclusive secondary classroom!
Higher performance and more positive experiences are possible for all adolescent learners with some guidance, perseverance, and the right techniques. Toby J. Karten provides teachers with a practical approach for creating a successful inclusive secondary classroom.
Backed by more than three decades of experience and expertise, this accessible guidebook helps teachers focus on teaching and learning for results using a wide variety of strategies, including differentiated instruction, universal design for learning, brain-based learning, RTI, and evidence-based practice. Other areas of focus include classroom management and helping adolescents transition to life after high school. With helpful forms, activities, graphic organizers, and quotations throughout, this teacher-friendly resource:
- Outlines the theoretical background for creating an inclusive classroom environment at the middle and high school level
- Describes the psychosocial, cognitive, physical, and moral development of adolescents and how they affect teaching practice
- Provides research-based practices to maximize and honor learners' potentials and strengths
Inclusion Strategies That Work for Adolescent Learners! is the perfect companion for educators striving to help their adolescent students achieve success in the classroom and beyond.