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What Successful Teachers Do in Inclusive Classrooms
60 Research-Based Teaching Strategies That Help Special Learners Succeed

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March 2005 | 152 pages | Corwin
"An awesome collection of very current best practice suggestions!"
Jacqueline Thousand
Co-Author, A Guide to Co-Teaching

"This is the way that flesh'n'blood teachers talk to each other."
Millie Gore, Chair, Special Education Department
Midwestern State University

"The greatest strengths of this book are its practicality and the fact that there is a tremendous need for it out there for teachers with no background in special education who are teaching students with special needs."
J. David Smith
Author, In Search of Better Angels

Test-drive these research-based strategies in your inclusive classroom!

Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book focuses on extending academic research to classroom practices that address the problems faced by teachers working with special needs students in inclusive classrooms.

Providing a convenient format that teachers, trainers, and administrators will find appealing, What Successful Teachers Do in Inclusive Classrooms packs 60 research-based strategies into one user-friendly guide that gives teachers the tools and confidence to engage their special needs learners. It masterfully deciphers the latest research and makes it accessible and applicable for day-to-day classroom practice.

Each one of the 60 teaching strategies covers:

  • A straightforward one-line action statement that encapsulates the "Strategy"
  • An easy-to-read synthesis of relevant educational, psychological, and sociological studies
  • Concrete and specific tactics for immediate application in the classroom
  • Pointers on how to identify and avoid potential pitfalls
  • Sources for further reading on the research/strategy outlined
This comprehensive guide outlines a full range of research-based methods that can be interwoven and tailored to create the best instructional plan for special learners, focusing on maximizing achievement in today's inclusive classroom.

Torrie Norton
Foreword
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
1. Interacting With Students
 
2. Organizing Lesson Plans for an Effective Learning Environment
 
3. Using Formal, Informal, and Alternative Student Assessment
 
4. Classroom Management and Discipline
 
5. Integrating Assistive Technology
 
6. Collaborating With Colleagues and Parents
 
Afterword
 
Index

“An awesome collection of very current best practice suggestions!”

Jacqueline Thousand
Coauthor, A Guide to Co-Teaching

“This is the way that flesh’n’blood teachers talk to each other.”

Millie Gore, Chair, Special Education Department
Midwestern State University

“The greatest strengths of this book are its practicality and the fact that there is a tremendous need for it out there for teachers with no background in special education who are teaching students with special needs.”

J. David Smith
Author, In Search of Better Angels

"This format is highly effective, and the book meets its intended goal of being a portable compenduim of applicable references. Its strength lies in its research base. Rather than providing personal opinions based on anecdotal evidence and case studies, the book discusses principles and techniques that appear to have at least some research support."

PsycCRITIQUES, July 2005
American Psychological Association
2005 Vol. 50, No. 28, Article 5
Key features
  • Research-based teaching practices in an appealing and convenient format.
  • Relevant for special educators, general ed-special ed team teachers, and general ed teachers working with special-needs students in inclusive classrooms.
  • Supports teacher retention in special education.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Foreword by Torrie Norton

Preface


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