Exceptional Lives

Author: H. Rutherford Turnbull
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133072029
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Through real-life stories about children, their families, and their teachers, and through the use of the most recent evidence-based research on special education, this important book provides a comprehensive introduction to special education and its relationship to general education. The seventh edition provides this experience within the framework of three guiding themes: Inclusion, Partnerships, and Universal Design for Progress. Long noted for its focus on progress in general education through inclusion, families, and parent-professional partnerships, the new seventh edition of Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, now includes a “Universal Design for Progress” feature in every chapter which highlights a technology that can be used to meet the needs of students with disabilities. This text stands out from the crowd with its strong belief in the capacity of special educators, general educators, related service professionals, and families to collaborate with one another for inclusion, and that inclusion is not only possible but desirable.

Exceptional Lives

Author: Ann P. Turnbull
Editor: Merrill Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780130799937
Size: 17,63 MB
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This best-selling volume is widely recognized for its innovation and accessibility: it equips the reader with principles, values, and practices that support teaching the majority of students with disabilities within the scope of general education programs.

Building On Student Diversity

Author: Joy R. Cowdery
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1412936934
Size: 11,43 MB
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Addressed to teachers learning about children with diverse backgrounds and abilities, offers a set of biographies and simulated files of six students at three educational levels and practical activities that can be used with the biographies and files to s

Teaching Individuals With Physical Or Multiple Disabilities

Author: Sherwood J. Best
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131590120
Size: 14,64 MB
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Comprehensive and unique, this text provides special educators and others education professionals with the knowledge and strategies for creating meaningful educational experiences for students with physical, health, or multiple disabilities. It is the only text published that specifically addresses the educational and psychosocial needs of students with physical or health impairments who do not necessarily have cognitive disabilities and explains the psychosocial impact of disability including those disabilities that are degenerative and terminal in nature. It teaches key knowledge and strategies for creating meaningful educational experiences for students with physical, health, or multiple disabilities and illustrates how assessment and curriculum accommodations and modifications support students with physical or multiple disabilities to reach their highest potential. New to this Edition! NEW! Features a completely redesigned model for planning and designing courses of study for students with disabilities that is aligned with core academic curriculum - found in the chapter on curricular options (Ch. 5) and modeled throughout the text. Familiarizes readers with the theory on which text coverage is based and gives them a structure on which to "hang" current and future knowledge. NEW! Includes the most updated information on federal legislation - Summarizes the key aspects of NCLB and IDEA (Ch. 1) Describes mandated assessment and appropriate accommodations and modifications. NEW! Redesigned transition content (Ch. 12) - emphasizes self-determination as a guiding factor developing student outcomes. NEW! Photos and illustrations throughout the text - Created specifically for this text, with enhanced chapter opening photos. Enhance the narrative throughout and the uniqueness of the text overall. NEW! For faculty an Instructor's Manual is now available - to help structure their course and make the content more meaningful to their students.

Families Professionals And Exceptionality

Author: Ann P. Turnbull
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780135685518
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Focuses on family-professional empowerment, offering strategies for building reliable alliances between families and educators. This revised text promotes the belief that a rewarding personal and professional life is attained through collaboration for empowerment.

Student Teacher To Master Teacher

Author: Michael S. Rosenberg
Editor: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131173118
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The fourth edition of Student Teacher to Master Teacher: A Practical Guide for Educating Students with Special Needs, confronts the challenges special education teachers are facing in becoming reflective, certified professionals. This book prepares future educators, practicing teachers, and alternative certification professionals with the demands educators will face in the special education and inclusive classroom. Providing realistic and rigorous field experiences balanced with research-based content and activities, this book "bridges the gap" between methods, student teaching and being an effective and successful special education teacher. For New K-12 Special Education and General Education Teachers.

Cases In Special Education

Author: Scot Danforth
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780072322712
Size: 14,93 MB
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This supplement for special education courses consists of five short cases for each of the twelve official federal disability areas. It provides vivid, realistic depictions of what it is like to be a student with a disability. Cases include persons of different ages and in different settings. Each case explores the individual's disability and its effect on her or his interactions with parents, friends, community members, and society.

Phonological Awareness And Primary Phonics

Author: Thomas G. Gunning
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205323234
Size: 11,18 MB
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The book is a brief, practical guide for teachers who want or have to teach phonics. Phonological awareness and phonics are integrated so that the foundation of phonological awareness prepares students for phonics and makes both areas reciprocal. In work with struggling readers, Dr. Gunning developed a system to build on what students know and teach them to analyze words independently. He also found that students need a lot of practice to become effective readers. Phonological Awareness and Primary Phonics is a practical resource manual designed to provide step by step suggestions for assessing and instructing students in grades K-2 in phonological or phonemic awareness and phonics skills and strategies. This book provides an overview of phonological awareness and phonics, but goes far beyond that to present virtually everything a teacher might need in order to implement a high-quality, effective word analysis program. For pre-service and in-service teachers of elementary reading methods, elementary language arts and reading diagnosis/assessment and correction.

Ieps For Els

Author: John J. Hoover
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506393454
Size: 12,55 MB
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Develop and monitor high-quality IEPs for diverse learners High-quality IEPs are fundamental for guiding the educational process of and developing goals for students who require special education services. English learners (ELs) and other students with learning, emotional, or behavioral disabilities present unique challenges to educators responsible for referring, assessing, and placing them. This book guides educators through the process for creating high-quality IEPs for these K-12 learners. Readers will find: Practical guidance for developing and monitoring culturally and linguistically responsive IEPs Checklists, guides, and other reproducibles that support IEP development Case studies highlighting examples of appropriate IEPs

Art And Creative Development For Young Children

Author: J. Englebright Fox
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113317227X
Size: 13,58 MB
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ART AND CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 7th Edition, is a comprehensive, must-have resource for establishing and implementing a developmentally appropriate art program. Written for pre-service and in-service early childhood professionals in child care, preschool, or kindergarten through third grade settings, the text takes a child-centered approach to art education. The book blends theory and research with practical applications as it discusses important topics and issues related to creative experience, including art and the developing child, special needs and diversity, and children's artistic development. Also discussed are planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating art along with strategies for integrating art across the curriculum. The updated Seventh Edition gives greater emphasis to communication with families, and includes such new topics as digital camerawork and the use of recycled materials in art. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.