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Teaching Children and Adolescents with Special Needs

ISBN-10: 0132402858
ISBN-13: 9780132402859
Edition: 5th 2008
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List price: $183.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

With collaboration so vital to todays educational arena, this thorough, well-organized, highly readable text concentrates on the general process of teaching-the basic ldquo;how to do itrdquo;-to help prospective teachers of children with mild disabilities in grades K12 learn to work effectively with students, other teachers, and families.nbsp;Basing coverage on their extensive experience, the authors present practical, research-based teaching strategies that relate to everyday occurrences in schools; provide motivating, experience-based activities; and offer numerous detailed lesson plans. Their personal, conversational writing style makes even complex concepts accessible, while their extensive coverage gives readers a solid understanding of what works and what doesnt in both special education classrooms and inclusive settings.For future teachers of elementary school students with mild disabilities and learning problems. nbsp; nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;

Dr. Lisa Dieker is a Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar. She coordinates the doctoral program in special education and is Director of the Lockheed Martin Mathematics and Science Academy. She received her undergraduate and master's degree from Eastern Illinois University and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Her primary area of research focuses on collaboration between general and special education at the secondary level with a specific interest in the unique opportunities that exist in urban schools. She also has a passion for how technology and specifically virtual classrooms can be used to impact teacher preparation. Prior to UCF, she served for 9 years on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her passion is conducting research that impacts the way general and special education teachers work together in middle and high school settings. She currently serves on numerous editorial review boards and is the Associate Editor for Teaching Exceptional Children, past co-editor of the Journal of International Special Needs Education and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Psychological and Educational Consulting. She is the author of The Co-Teaching Lesson Plan Book; Demystifying Secondary Inclusion; and a co-author of Teaching Children and Adolescents with special needs (5th Ed.). She is a featured presenter for two videos 7 Effective Strategies for Secondary Inclusion andWinning Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms.Rebecca A. Hines is Associate Professor in the Department of Child, Family and Community Sciences at the University of Central Florida. She has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the Southeast Missouri State University. She was a teacher of students with emotional and severe emotional disorders, as well as a language arts teacher and team leader in Florida. She received her M.A. degree in Behavior Disorders and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, both from the University of South Florida. Her publications include articles in numerous professional journals on topics such as assistive technology, middle level inclusion, behavior disorders and collaborative teaching. She has made many national presentations for such organizations as the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Middle School Association and the Midsouth Technology conference. She has received numerous awards and participated in many funded research and grant projects.

Foundations For Instruction
Students with Special Needs
Beginning-of-the-Year Planning and Organization
Informal Assessment
The Instructional Cycle
Instructional Materials
Instructional Techniques
Strategy Instruction
Content Instruction
Social Skills and Peer-Mediated Instruction
Study Skills Instruction
Factors Affecting Instruction
Communication and Collaborative Consultation
Technology for Teaching and Learning
Transition from School to Community Living

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