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Access To Academics For All Students

Author : Paula Kluth
ISBN : 9781135636746
Genre : Education
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The authors of this book join a growing number of voices calling for teachers in diverse, inclusive schools to move beyond facilitating social participation in classroom activities and consider ways to intellectually engage ALL learners. They draw on emerging work linking critical theory with disability issues; work being done in curriculum studies around issues of social justice teaching, authentic instruction, service learning, and critical pedagogy; and the movement in the field of special education away from a deficit-driven model of education to an orientation that values students' strengths and gifts. Access to Academics for ALL Students: Critical Approaches to Inclusive Curriculum, Instruction, and Policy: *examines the perceptions teachers hold about students with disabilities, students who are racially and ethnically diverse, students using English as a second language, students labeled "at risk," students placed in both "high" and "low" academic tracks, and students in urban schools; *highlights how students who traditionally have been denied access to challenging work and educational opportunities can be supported to participate in academic instruction; and *provides ideas for recognizing and challenging inequities, offers a framework for fostering access to academics for students with a range of strengths and needs, and explores pragmatic ways of increasing academic success for all learners. This volume is appropriate for both undergraduate and master's level courses in curriculum and instruction, methods of teaching (special and general education), inclusive education, multicultural education, and cultural foundations of education. It will serve as a resource for elementary and secondary teachers, for school administrators, and for parents.

Intellectual Disability Social Approaches

Author : Race, David
ISBN : 9780335221363
Genre : Medical
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Based on the author's own experience from over 30 years in the field, this thought-provoking book offers a comparative study of services for people with intellectual disabilities in 7 countries.

Inclusion A Service Not A Place

Author : Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky
ISBN : 9781935609582
Genre : Education
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Newly revised and updated for 2012, Inclusion: A Service Not a Place guides educators in taking a whole school approach to inclusion that positions students as the centerpiece of educational decision making. Authors Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky and Alan Gardner reinforce the need for inclusion and explain what educators must do to ensure all students have full access to the entire general education curriculum. The book supports the implementation of inclusive practices by presenting the following:A definition and description of inclusive practice The relationship of inclusion to IDEA and NCLB Best practices, based upon experience and current research Roles and responsibilities of various school personnel, including administrators, related services providers, and clinicians Parental roles and responsibilities Exploration of interventions, with a major focus on RTI and PBIS Reproducible forms for structuring inclusive classrooms Additional resources for specific topics, including a listing of organizations, videos, web sites, and a glossary

Research And Practice For Persons With Severe Disabilities

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ISBN : UVA:X030298027
Genre : Developmentally disabled
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Journal Of Disability Policy Studies

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ISBN : UIUC:30112086050751
Genre : Disability studies
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A Land We Can Share

Author : Paula Kluth
ISBN : 1557668558
Genre : Education
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The how and why of teaching literacy skills to children with autism

Just Give Him The Whale

Author : Paula Kluth
ISBN : UOM:39076002733678
Genre : Education
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Highly practical accessible guide that shows teachers how to use children's fascinations to improve learning

Make The Day Matter

Author : Pam Walker
ISBN : 1557667136
Genre : Education
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The only comprehensive look at promoting better, more fulfilling daytimes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, this idea–filled guide from respected researchers is a must for all service providers who want to do more for the

Mental Retardation

Author : Mary Beirne-Smith
ISBN : 0131181890
Genre : Education
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This book provides educators with the most current information about the many facets of mental retardation and intellectual disabilities from a life-cycle perspective. The authors also show relationships between theory and practice, decode the terminology used in the field and relate these terms and concepts to the reality of the classroom, the world of work, and the life of the community.

The Opportunity Gap

Author : Carol DeShano Da Silva
ISBN : 0916690474
Genre : Education
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The achievement gap looms large in the current era of high-stakes testing and accountability. Yet questions persist: Has the accountability movementand attendant discussions on the achievement gapfocused attention on the true sources of educational failure in American schools? Do we need to look beyond classrooms and schools for credible accounts of disparities in educational outcomes? This book aims to shift attention from the current overwhelming emphasis on schools in discussions of the achievement gap to more fundamental questions about social and educational opportunity. Together its essays reintroduce the overlooked central issue in educational inequity: the lack of opportunity that many social groups face in our common quest for educational attainment. In a series of wide-ranging and carefully nuanced essays, The Opportunity Gap casts much-needed light on the vexed relationship between society and educationand on the crucial, persistent role that education plays in addressing social ills.Contributors include Gilberto Q. Conchas, Raewyn Connell, Pat English-Sand, Linda May Fitzgerald, Patresa Hartman, Jeff Howard, Mieko Kamii, Rafa M. Kasim, Christopher Kliewer, Robert A. LeVine, Sarah E. LeVine, Jodi Meyer-Mork, Robert Parris Moses, Sonia Nieto, Donna Raschke, Stephen W. Raudenbush, Ray C. Rist, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Irene Serna, Susan McAllister Swap, and Amy Stuart Wells; with an afterword by Ronald F. Ferguson.

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