10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom

Author: Marcia Rohrer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483339157
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Your blueprint for building structure, consistency, and accountability year-round! This must-have guide provides special education teachers with a solid, workable action plan to manage the classroom and ensure student success. Learn instructional strategies to: Support all students with special needs, including those with more severe disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules Plan and assess standards-based lessons, annual IEP’s, behavioral interventions, and more Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!

10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom

Author: Marcia Rohrer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148333919X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Your blueprint for building structure, consistency, and accountability year-round! This must-have guide provides special education teachers with a solid, workable action plan to manage the classroom and ensure student success. Learn instructional strategies to: Support all students with special needs, including those with more severe disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules Plan and assess standards-based lessons, annual IEP’s, behavioral interventions, and more Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!

Bundle Gargiulo Special Education in a Contemporary Society 5e Rohrer 10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom

Author: Richard M. Gargiulo
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781483383842
Format: PDF, Docs
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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students! Richard M. Gargiulo, Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality Fifth Edition The Fifth Edition of Richard Gargiulo's well-respected Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality offers a comprehensive, engaging, and easy-to-read introduction to special education. Grounded in research and updated to reflect the most current thinking and standards of the field, the book provides students with the skills and knowledge to become successful teachers. Gargiulo's text encourages a deep awareness and understanding of the human side of special education. The book provides students a rare glimpse into the lives of exceptional students and their families, as well as the teachers that work with exceptional persons throughout their lives. The New Edition of Gargiulo's groundbreaking text maintains the broad context and research focus for which it is known, while expanding on current trends and contemporary issues to better serve both pre-service and in-service teachers of exceptional individuals. The text is organized into two distinct parts to offer students a truly comprehensive and humane understanding of exceptionality. In Part I, readers are provided strong foundational perspective on broad topics that affect all individuals with an exceptionality. In Part II, Gargiulo engages students with thorough examinations of individual exceptionalities, and discusses historical, personal, and educational details of each exceptionality as it affects a person across the lifespan. Marcia Rohrer, 10 Critical Components for Success in the Special Education Classroom Often teachers of all experience levels struggle to effectively manage special education classrooms. In this must-have guide, Rohrer and Sampson provide a solid, workable action plan to ensure measurable success for even your most challenging student. Discover a variety of research-based instructional strategies to: Support all students, including those with autism and severe learning disabilities Organize your classroom, materials, and staff and student schedules for optimal teaching and learning Execute well-planned standards-based lessons, annual IEP's, PLAALP's, behavioral interventions, and visual supports Develop communication and social skills within a language-rich environment Foster parent communication and staff collaboration Packed with real-world examples, free tools to use and share, a list of resources and a helpful glossary, this dynamic resource will inspire you, develop your teacher toolbox, and ensure your students are on the path to achievement!

Understanding Special Education

Author: Cynthia Stowe
Publisher: Teaching Strategies
ISBN: 9780439560375
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers definitions and characteristics of sixteen challenges students may face, including autism, dyslexia, emotional disorders, and being gifted and talented, and covers such issues as privacy, eligibility, and Individualized Education Programs (IEPS).

Teaching Inclusive Mathematics to Special Learners K 6

Author: Julie A. Sliva
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 0761938915
Format: PDF, Mobi
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`The book is easy to read and captures one′s attention. It is dealing with a topic that is extremely important in today′s education community′ - Larry Osthus, Mathematics Consultant , Heartland Area Education Agency 11, Iowa The number of special needs students in regular classrooms keeps rising. At the same time as more of these special needs students are being included, mathematics requirements are being increased. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) standards emphasize development of algebraic understanding in early elementary grades. This book is designed to open windows of understanding, which will help teachers better recognize and compensate for the difficulties that special education students may encounter when learning mathematics. The author discusses general characteristics of learning disabled students as they relate to planning mathematics instruction. She also discusses instructional techniques and suggests modifications for facilitating these students′ learning. Many of these techniques and strategies are designed to address specific difficulties or weaknesses; however, it must be emphasized that these techniques are useful across the classroom and may benefit all of the students, and particularly those who may not be diagnosed as learning disabled but do have difficulty in math.

A Survival Guide for New Special Educators

Author: Bonnie S. Billingsley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118095685
Format: PDF
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What every special education teacher needs to know to survive and thrive A Survival Guide for New Special Educators provides relevant, practical information for new special education teachers across a broad range of topic areas. Drawing on the latest research on special educator effectiveness and retention, this comprehensive, go-to resource addresses the most pressing needs of novice instructors, resource teachers, and inclusion specialists. Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for working with a variety of special needs students Covers everything from preparing for the new school year to behavior management, customizing curriculum, creating effective IEPs, and more Billingsley and Brownell are noted experts in special educator training and support This highly practical book is filled with checklists, forms, and tools that special educators can use every day to help ensure that all special needs students get the rich, rewarding education they deserve.

Morning Meetings for Special Education Classrooms

Author: Dr. Felicia Durden, Ed.D.
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612437028
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A complete guide for improving the focus and engagement of your special education students by starting the day off right Use a morning meeting to jump-start your students’ day! This simple but effective classroom technique has been proven to help students learn better, build friendships, improve behavior and gain confidence. Offering fun games, great songs and other engaging activities, this book’s 101 ready-to-use ideas are sure to help your students experience remarkable progress in: • Math and reading • Team-building • Planning and communication • Science and technology • Goal-setting • Organization • Problem-solving • Role-playing • Fulfilling a classroom job • Creative arts

The Survival Guide for Kids in Special Education And Their Parents

Author: Wendy L. Moss
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1631981684
Format: PDF, ePub
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When kids learn they might receive special education, they often have questions and worries. This book gives kids lots of tools and strategies they can use to deal with their concerns, whether they are in the process of being evaluated for special ed or already receiving special ed services. Readers will learn to cope with their challenges, understand reasons for testing, and see the benefits of accepting special education supports. The book includes special features such as: Stories about kids’ experiences with special education drawn from the authors’ conversations with hundreds of students Approachable and relatable explanations of individual education plans (IEPs) and 504 plans for both parents and kids Reproducible forms to help kids think about their strengths, challenges, goals, worries, and more A section just for parents addressing common questions

The Effective Special Education Teacher

Author: Laurie U. deBettencourt
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478631066
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive, pedagogically rich guide aims to help teachers entering the rewarding field of special education become highly successful and competent. The authors’ thirty-plus years of experience interacting with teachers and learning their needs endows them with a deep understanding of important issues teachers encounter, as well as their concerns about employing the best teaching methods. The book’s well-structured, easy-to-follow sections are devoted to developing collaborative relationships, preparing individualized educational programs, writing lesson plans, selecting instructional and behavioral techniques, and understanding the teacher evaluation methods in current use today. Guidance is also provided for self-reflection and formulating future goals. Each chapter contains numerous vignettes, rubrics, templates, strategies, and stimulating activities.