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Inclusion Strategies for Young Children A Resource Guide for Teachers, Child Care Providers, and Parents

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ISBN-10: 141297108X

ISBN-13: 9781412971089

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Lorraine O. Moore

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Written for adults who work with children in PreK2 settings, this user-friendly resource provides more than 350 proven strategies to promote success for young learners. Comprehensive in its approach, Inclusion Strategies for Working With Young Children offers the latest brain research about learning and behavior challenges and provides teachers with developmentally appropriate practices to help children: Increase large and small motor skills Develop emotionally and socially Acquire better communication, listening, and attending skills Work towards self-management of behaviors Develop preparatory reading, writing, and math skills
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Book details

List price: $56.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.80" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Lorraine O. Moore has taught at the elementary and middle school levels, was a counselor in a middle school and high school, and was a school psychologist at all levels in both public and private schools. Moore was an instructor and adjunct associate professor in the counseling and psychology graduate education programs at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) and at St. Mary's College Graduate Center in Minneapolis, MN. She has an extensive background in child development and is strongly committed to helping create more peaceful and fulfilling environments for children within a global context. She is the author of the books Inclusion Strategies for Young Children; Inclusion: A…    

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Working With Young Children
Major Findings From Brain Research
"Whole Child" Perspective
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Cycles of Learning
Awareness
Exploration
Inquiry
Utilization or Application
Environmental Considerations
Testing and Labeling of Young Children
Working With Parents
Teaching From the Heart
Inclusion: The Right to Equal Educational Experiences
Children With Special Needs
Types of Special Needs
Labeling of Young Children
Legislation That Supports Inclusion
Inclusion
Benefits of Inclusive Education
Barriers to Inclusive Education
Summary
General Strategies for Working With Young Children
Expectations
Time
Environmental Conditions
Nutrition and Learning
Multi-Sensory Activities
Basic Categories of Modification
Brain Balancing
Communication Strategies
Basic Communication Strategies
Attending Strategies
Listening Strategies
Attaching Meaning to Print and Words
Strategies for Children With a Hearing Impairment
Strategies for Children With a Visual Impairment
Strategies and Information for Children With Limited Speech and Expressive Language
Large and Small Motor Development
Strategies for Large Motor Development
Strategies for Small Motor Development
Emotional/Social Development
Strategies for Supporting Emotional Development
Strategies for Supporting Social Development
Guiding and Modifying Children's Behavior
General Strategies for Guiding Children's Behavior
Strategies for Modifying Children's Behavior
Strategies for Children With Attention Problems
Strategies for Aggressive and Withdrawn Behaviors
Strategies for Problem Solving
Preparatory Writing, Reading, and Math Skills
Preparatory Writing and Reading Skills
Preparatory Math Skills
Assessing Young Children
Characteristics of Young Children That Affect Assessment
Developmental Patterns
Purposes for Assessing Young Children
Assessment Tools and Techniques
Observation
Interviews
Standardized Tests
Other Assessment Procedures
Assessment of Children With Special Needs
Summary
Learning in the 21st Century
Brain Research
Nutrition and Learning
Other Needs of the Brain and Body
Environmental Factors and Learning
Expanded View of Intelligence
Responsibility
Forms and Activities
Profile of Development
Cycles of Learning
Behavior as a Function of the Interaction of the Child in His Environment
General Strategies for Working With Young Children
Categories of Modifications
Creating a Personal Dictionary of Familiar Objects
Mazes
Learning About Feelings Through Working With Animals
Sharing and Talking About Feelings
Learning About Feelings Through Dramatic Play
Learning About Empathy
Settling Conflicts Peacefully
Steps for Problem Solving
Steps in Changing Behaviors
Charting Frequency of Behaviors
Child Observation Form
Examples of Observation Forms
Interview About the Child
Bibliography
Resources
Glossary
Index