Students With Mild Exceptionalities

Author: Sydney S. Zentall
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483314995
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This concise and practical guide thoroughly presents the characteristics of children with specific mild exceptionalities in today's diverse classroom. Using an active, problem-solving approach that reflects how today's students learn, Dr. Sydney S. Zentall identifies the characteristics of children with mild exceptionalities that can be gleaned from observations, written descriptions, and personal interactions. Unlike many texts on this topic, which overwhelm students with extraneous information, The text focuses on the characteristics of these students within general education and special class settings. With this knowledge readers will better understand the implications of characteristics for accommodations and be ready to apply this knowledge with empirically based interventions.

Ich dreh gleich durch

Author: Anna Maria Sanders
Publisher: Gütersloher Verlagshaus
ISBN: 3641188245
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Das besondere ADHS-Buch – klug, witzig, hilfreich Max tickt anders. Das macht sein Leben kompliziert. Und das seiner Mitmenschen entsetzlich anstrengend. Max hat ADHS: Er ist unüberlegt, impulsiv, unkonzentriert, hibbelig, aufgekratzt, planlos, hört nie zu, verliert und vergisst alles, bringt sich und andere ständig in Gefahr. In diesem Tagebuch lässt Max sich auf unterhaltsame Weise über all die kleinen und großen Katastrophen aus, die er tagtäglich verursacht. Aber auch seine Mitmenschen schreiben sich ihre liebe Not mit dem Energiebündel von der Seele. So erleben die Leser eine Situation aus zwei Blickwinkeln – und das ist mitunter brüllend komisch. Anna Maria Sanders Buch erlaubt einen tiefen, aber dennoch humorvollen Einblick in die Seelenwelt von Betroffenen und »Mitleidenden«, der beide Seiten besser verstehen lässt. Das erste Buch, das Einblick in die Gefühlswelt eines ADHS-Kindes gibt Ein Buch, das auch die Perspektive des Umfeldes beleuchtet: Wie wirkt ein ADHS-Kind? Authentisch und humorvoll geschrieben von einer Mutter, die Lösungen hat Ein Muss für Eltern, Großeltern, Geschwister und Pädagogen in Schule und Kindergarten

Strategies for Teaching Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms

Author: Joseph R. Boyle
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131837775
Format: PDF, ePub
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Combining the best of concept and application, Strategies for Teaching Students in Inclusive Classrooms: A Case Method Approach covers teaching methods and cases from inclusive education settings. Offering an innovative chapter sequence, it pairs concept chapters with case chapters to ensure readers understand core material and can apply it to real situations. Learn about special education law and inclusion, teaching in the inclusive classroom, effective use of behavior management in inclusive classrooms and effective techniques for teaching basic skills such as reading, writing, and mathematics. See how strategies work in real classrooms through the text's clinical and narrative case studies that illustrate core concepts in action.

Human Exceptionality School Community and Family

Author: Michael Hardman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495810584
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Maintaining its widely respected and unique focus on the critical role of a variety of professionals--in education, psychology, counseling, health care, and human services--HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY: SCHOOL, COMMUNITY AND FAMILY, Tenth Edition, is a testament to how cross-professional collaboration can and does enhance the lives of exceptional individuals and their families as it strengthens and supports the work of the professionals themselves. After a comprehensive six-chapter introduction to the foundation and challenges across the lifespan for people with exceptionalities, the successive nine chapters focus on definitions, classifications, prevalence, causation, and characteristics of the major categories of exceptionality. Categorical chapters also provide practical information on the educational, medical, and social services aspects of working with people who are exceptional. An excellent resource for pre-service and in-service teachers as well as a range of human services professionals, the text’s unique, human approach combines the most current research, detailed personal stories about exceptional persons, and fresh pedagogical features that help students understand and apply the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Special Education in Contemporary Society

Author: Richard M. Gargiulo
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452216770
Format: PDF
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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. “This is a well-written, comprehensive, well-organized text. It is obvious that much thought has been put into the supplementary materials and features.”—Jenny Fererro, Palomar College

Educating One All

Author: Lorraine McDonnell
Publisher: National Academies
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In this volume, an expert committee addresses how to reconcile common learning for all students with individualized education for "one"--the unique student. The book makes recommendations to states and communities that have adopted standards-based reform and that seek policies and practices to make reform consistent with the requirements of special education.

Planning Effective Instruction for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Author: Rebecca B. Evers
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780205543199
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The foundation-and beauty-of this new inclusion book is its fundamental approach to teaching future teachers how to use the principles of universal design for learning (UDL), metacognitive and cognitive strategies, and project-based learning to identify potential barriers to learning, and ultimately simplify instruction, improving teachers' confidence and skill at delivering effective instruction to all students with and without disabilities in general and special education settings. Ultimately what emerges is more than just a new book, but a resource and guide for prospective teachers and practitioners to use everyday on the job, as they work to deepen their understanding of how individuals learn, how and why learning occurs or does not occur, and how both students and teachers can utilize research-based methods to facilitate the learning process. "Special features: " A strong focus on research and individual characteristics of students with disabilities and exceptional needs, aiding teachers to make educational decisions that positively affect the learning outcomes of all of students in today's diverse classroom. A strong focus on assessment helps prospective teachers learn how to select appropriate methods for assessing student learning, in both general and special education classrooms. Incorporates practical metacognitive (PLAN Metacognitive) and cognitive (TAKE CHARGE) strategies to structure educational decision-making in the classroom (Chapter 6). Concentrates on Universal Design for Learning and its seven principles (Chapter 7) as a method of designing instruction to meet the needs of a diverse group of students, those with sensory, motor, cognitive, linguistic, and affective abilities. Includes federal guidelines for schools and teachers, integrating technology, developing effective instructional plans and cognitive strategies, complex curriculum, and sample teaching materials used in today's classroom. Special chapters on using the principles to teach basic skills of reading, writing, and mathematics.

Special Education

Author: James M. Kauffman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351813862
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Special Education: What It Is and Why We Need It provides a thorough examination of the basic concept of special education, a discussion of specific exceptionalities, and constructive responses to common criticisms of special education. Whether you’re a teacher, school administrator, teacher-educator, or simply interested in the topic, you will learn just what special education is, who gets it or who should get it, and why it is necessary. The second edition of this brief yet powerful primer will help you build the foundation of a realistic, rational view of the basic assumptions and knowledge on which special education rests.