What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education Using Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies

ISBN-10: 0415623235

ISBN-13: 9780415623230

Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)

Authors: David Mitchell

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As teachers around the world deal with the challenges of inclusive education, they must endeavour to find effective ways of enhancing their classroom teaching methods. What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education presents special educational needs teachers with a range of evidence-based strategies they can immediately put into practice in their classrooms. This unique book will be invaluable to any teacher in the field with neither the time nor the inclination to engage with theory-heavy research, but with a desire to ensure that their teaching strategies are up-to-the-minute and proven to be the most effective best practices. Each of the 26 strategies that this book comprises has a substantial research base, a strong theoretical rationale and clear guidelines on their implementation, as well as cautionary advice where necessary. In this new second edition, David Mitchell, a leading writer in special and inclusive education, continues to break new ground with revised and updated strategies based on evidence from the most recent studies in the field. From the myriad of related research available, only those studies with genuine potential for improving the practices of teachers and schools have been included, with the aim of facilitating practitioners in providing high-quality learning and social outcomes for all. Updates to this new edition include: An even wider international focus, including evidence drawn from the Far East New chapters on Response to Intervention, School-wide strategies, and the Finnish Education System A new companion website, with extra case studies and links to further reading, journal articles and video For anyone with a vocational or academic interest in evidence-based special educational needs teaching strategies whether student or qualified classroom teacher, teacher trainer, educational psychologist, special needs coordinator, consultant or researcher this book will be essential reading.
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/6/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

A Learning and Teaching Model
Strategy 1: Inclusive Education
Strategy 2: Cooperative Group Teaching
Strategy 3: Peer Tutoring
Strategy 4: Collaborative Teaching
Strategy 5: Parent Involvement
Strategy 6: School Culture
Strategy 7: School-wide Positive Behaviour Support
Strategy 8: Indoor Environmental Quality
Strategy 9: Classroom Climate
Strategy 10: Social Skills Training
Strategy 11: Cognitive Strategy Instruction
Strategy 12: Self-regulated Learning
Strategy 13: Mnemonics and other Memory Strategies
Strategy 14: Reciprocal Teaching
Strategy 15: Phonological Awareness and Phonological Processing
Strategy 16: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Strategy 17: Behavioural Approaches
Strategy 18: Functional Behavioural Assessment
Strategy 19: Direct Instruction
Strategy 20: Review and Practice
Strategy 21: Formative Assessment and Feedback
Strategy 22: Assistive Technology
Strategy 23: Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Strategy 24: Opportunities to Learn
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