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Inclusive education / mainstreaming

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Promoting Social Inclusion Co-Creating Environments That Foster Equity and Belonging

Promoting Social Inclusion Co-Creating Environments That Foster Equity and Belonging

Author: Kate Scorgie Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2019

This volume in the International Perspectives on Inclusive Education Series explores innovative perspectives and practices regarding social inclusion of potentially marginalized individuals from multiple perspectives.This book blends theoretical and evidence-based research about social inclusion and belonging, while simultaneously giving voice to families and individuals who have sought to obtain an inclusive education when experiencing a disability. Section 1, Social Inclusion: Affirming value, rights and choice, explores social inclusion from various frameworks including psychology, philosophy, human rights, social justice, hope and equity. The second section, Social Inclusion and Schools: Programs, perspectives, and practices, reviews a number of evidence-based curricula and interventions to promote social inclusion within educational contexts. Section 3, Securing presence: Dignity, agency and voice, highlights the importance of attending to and learning directly from children with disabilities. Finally, Section 4, Transition to higher education and employment, describes the continuing importance of social inclusion in transition to young adulthood and the workplace. Each chapter offers strategies, guidelines and examples of how professionals, family members and individuals can collaborate to make affirming and co-creating communities that foster equity and belonging for all.

Teaching Everyone An Introduction to Inclusive Education

Teaching Everyone An Introduction to Inclusive Education

Author: Whitney H. Rapp, Katrina L. Arndt Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2019

The new generation of teachers needs a new kind of special education textbook-one that focuses on children, not labels. That's why Whitney Rapp & Katrina Arndt developed Teaching Everyone, the first text that fully prepares teachers to see past disability labels and work with all students' individual needs and strengths. Accessible and forward-thinking, this introductory text will get K-12 teachers ready to work effectively within today's educational system and meet the learning needs of a wide range of students. Educators will: Align their teaching with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Initial Content Standards. Each chapter clearly explains how the content helps students meet specific standards. Discover a truly progressive, inclusive approach to education. Breaking free of a categorical approach to disability, this text reveals how to stop relying on labels to access supports for students-and work with each child as an individual instead. Get comprehensive information in one volume. Ideal for use as a primary text, this book covers all the critical topics teachers need to know about (see below), for a fraction of the cost of similar textbooks. Learn effective teaching strategies for major academic content areas. Educators will get clear, research-backed strategies for teaching reading, writing, science, math, and social studies-including guidance on keeping students engaged and assessing their progress. Get a deep and personal understanding of student and teacher perspectives. With the case studies and narratives from teachers and people with disabilities, educators will have keen first-hand insights that will inform their teaching for years to come. A foundational text for tomorrow's teachers-and a valuable reference for inservice teachers who want to sharpen and update their skills-this important volume will help usher in an era of truly inclusive classrooms where all children learn and thrive. With cutting-edge information on differentiated instruction universal design for learning instructional strategies for academic content areas assessment and evaluation social and communication skills response to intervention early intervention policy and practices classroom management positive behavioural interventions and supports (PBIS) functional behaviour assessment IEPs home-school collaboration teacher collaboration transition to adulthood special education legislation child and adolescent development Instructor materials available. Enhance your courses with student activities, discussion starters, instructor notes, Power Point slides, and more!

Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs

Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs

Author: Susan R. Sandall, Ilene S. Schwartz, Gail Joseph, Ariane N. Gauvreau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

The third edition of Building Blocks provides readers with a framework for successful and meaningful inclusion of preschoolers with special needs. Like the first two editions, the third edition offers teachers effective, research-based instructional practices to promote learning in inclusive classrooms. The authors have updated existing content and added new content to reflect current thinking in the field.

Celebrating Difference A whole-school approach to LGBT+ inclusion

Celebrating Difference A whole-school approach to LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Shaun Dellenty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

RECOMMENDED BY LORD MICHAEL CASHMAN IN UK PARLIAMENT, APRIL 2019 'Essential and valuable reading for every teacher and school leader.' Peter Tatchell 'A huge stride towards genuine organisational change.' Dr Joseph Hall 'An outstanding book.' Professor Jonathan Glazzard Celebrating Difference is an inspiring handbook for LGBT+ inclusion, aimed at all primary and secondary teachers and leaders. Written by Shaun Dellenty, internationally celebrated lead in LGBT+ inclusion in education, it is filled with practical advice to enable schools to bring about organisational change to ensure the safety, success, mental health and wellbeing of all pupils and staff. This ground-breaking book examines the roots and impact of identity-based prejudice in schools, drawing on Shaun's own experiences of homophobic bullying and his subsequent career as a teacher and school leader. The core of the book is based on Shaun's award-winning training programme Inclusion For All, endorsed by the Department for Education, presenting an effective approach to LGBT+ inclusion at a whole-school level. This includes practical strategies to eradicate prejudice, prevent bullying, embrace diversity and improve whole-school outcomes such as attendance and attainment, as well as mindfulness techniques and ideas for INSET training sessions and school assemblies. Case studies and interviews with pupils and teachers who have experienced the Inclusion For All process and unique research insights from Dr Joseph Hall, University of Leeds, demonstrate how the strategies work in practice. Clear guidance will also enable schools to comply with Ofsted and statutory equality legislation, and help them to teach children about British values, basic human rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Written with warmth, humour and compassion, this is a must-read guide for all teachers and school leaders who wish to promote inclusion, celebrate difference and ensure safer futures for all young people.

Educators on Diversity, Social Justice, and Schooling A Reader

Educators on Diversity, Social Justice, and Schooling A Reader

Author: Sonya E. Singer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2019

In their new critical reader, editors Mary Jane Harkins and Sonya E. Singer argue that `sorting' ourselves into identity categories results in sexism, racism, heterosexism, homophobia, classism, ableism, and other `isms'. This book's 19 innovative chapters invite educators, teachers and education students to reflect on schooling practices as a contextualized social process, which requires having and retaining at the forefront of thinking, the intricate inter-weavings of the systemic and cultural impact of race, gender, class, sexuality and ability on the everyday lives of students.

Collaborative Teaming

Collaborative Teaming

Author: Rachel Janney, Margaret E. King-Sears, Martha E. Snell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2019

Collaborative teaming is the glue that holds an inclusive school together. But most educators don't get explicit training on teamwork skills - and that's why you need the new third edition of this popular how-to book. Packed with practical tips, tools, and vignettes, Collaborative Teaming shows your staff how to work together effectively to support students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Perfect for independent study, inservice training, or preservice study, this reader-friendly guide will get teachers on board with collaborative teaming and give them fresh ways to improve the academic progress and behavior of all students. LEARN HOW TO: Master multiple types of teaming, from co-teaching to collaborative consultation Clearly define a team's purpose and focus Establish trust and consistent communication among team members Schedule and facilitate productive team meetings Make sound decisions by consensus Solve problems and create action plans as a team Use teamwork to increase the participation and learning of all students Ensure positive interactions with families PRACTICAL MATERIALS: Activities that help teachers reflect on and apply the strategies; vignettes that show strategies in action; reproducible forms and checklists for conducting meetings, co-teaching effectively, and more. (For easy printing, full-size forms will now be available for download when you purchase the book.) WHAT'S NEW: How teaming relates to schoolwide initiatives like PBIS and RTI Expanded chapter on co-teaching New chapter on collaborative consultation More strategies for effective communication and conflict resolution Insights on using today's technology to collaborate New vignettes featuring diverse students with a wide range of disabilities Helpful focusing questions in each chapter - perfect for use in courses and book clubs Packed with practical tips, tools, and vignettes, the third edition of this popular book shows your staff how to work together effectively to support students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. Perfect for independent study, inservice training, or preservice study.

Action Research for Inclusive Education Participation and Democracy in Teaching and Learning

Action Research for Inclusive Education Participation and Democracy in Teaching and Learning

Author: Felicity (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Armstrong Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2019

Exploring practitioner research and the possibilities it creates for increasing student participation and developing inclusive practices in educational contexts, this insightful text presents a range of original and innovative approaches to Action Research, and highlights the critical relationship between educational theory, research and practice in transformative action. Focussing on social constructivist approaches to teaching and learning, Action Research for Inclusive Education offers first-hand insights from researcher-practitioners from international settings including Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Granada, Greece, Singapore and England. Chapters explore diverse participatory and collaborative research practices which draw on the strengths and contributions of teachers and support staff, pupils, and families to foster inclusive practices across the school community and strengthen the participation and independence of all students. Topics considered include collaboration in Participatory Action Research, friendships and the development of students' social skills, student voice and the role of pupils as co-researchers and peer mentors. Making an important contribution to debates on inclusive education and the role of practitioners and students in bringing about change, this text will be key reading for students, teachers and educational researchers.

Action Research for Inclusive Education Participation and Democracy in Teaching and Learning

Action Research for Inclusive Education Participation and Democracy in Teaching and Learning

Author: Felicity (UCL Institute of Education, UK) Armstrong Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2019

Exploring practitioner research and the possibilities it creates for increasing student participation and developing inclusive practices in educational contexts, this insightful text presents a range of original and innovative approaches to Action Research, and highlights the critical relationship between educational theory, research and practice in transformative action. Focussing on social constructivist approaches to teaching and learning, Action Research for Inclusive Education offers first-hand insights from researcher-practitioners from international settings including Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Granada, Greece, Singapore and England. Chapters explore diverse participatory and collaborative research practices which draw on the strengths and contributions of teachers and support staff, pupils, and families to foster inclusive practices across the school community and strengthen the participation and independence of all students. Topics considered include collaboration in Participatory Action Research, friendships and the development of students' social skills, student voice and the role of pupils as co-researchers and peer mentors. Making an important contribution to debates on inclusive education and the role of practitioners and students in bringing about change, this text will be key reading for students, teachers and educational researchers.

Picture Inclusion! Snapshots of Successful Diverse Classrooms

Picture Inclusion! Snapshots of Successful Diverse Classrooms

Author: Whitney H. Rapp, Katrina L. Arndt, Susan M. Hildenbrand, Mary Beth Doyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2019

Picture one guidebook that gives you the fundamentals of inclusion, proven practices for teaching everyone, and dozens of student profiles and sample lesson plans. That's what you'll get in Picture Inclusion!, your theory-to-practice guide to teaching every learner in a diverse inclusive classroom. You'll begin with a reader-friendly introduction to the why and how of inclusion in Grades K-5, including the foundations of inclusive education and guidelines on key concepts: universal design for learning, response to intervention, alternate assessment, and more. Then you'll go inside three model classrooms for an in-depth look at how to support students with a wide range of learning needs. For each model classroom, you'll find *Snapshots of 20 diverse students and their teacher. Each snapshot introduces you to a student, clarifies their support needs and goals, shows you their IEP or 504 plan (if they have one), and shares a support schedule and concrete strategies for helping the student reach their goals. *Eight sample lesson plans for teaching core academic areas and specials. Each plan gives you learning objectives, preparation steps, sample scripts, and step-by-step teaching guidelines. *Dozens of adaptable inclusive practices to support individual students and groups. (Also available in the appendix as an Inclusive Practices Bank!) Brimming with the practical tools and wisdom you need to create lessons that support every learner, this hands-on, how-to resource will help you move inclusion from a lofty ideal to an everyday reality.

Udl for Language Learners

Udl for Language Learners

Author: Caroline Torres, Kavita Rao Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/03/2019

Ethnic Matching Academic Success of Students of Color

Ethnic Matching Academic Success of Students of Color

Author: Donald Easton-Brooks Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/03/2019

Ethnic Matching: Academic Success of Students of Color is an in-depth exploration on the impact of ethnic matching in education, the paring of students of color with teachers of the same race. Research shows that this method has a positive and long-term impact on the academic experience of students of color. This book explores what makes this phenomenon relevant in today's classrooms. Through interviewing quality teachers of color, this book sheds a light on the impact these teachers make on the academic experience of students of color. This approach is meant to provide all teachers valuable insight into techniques for engaging with diverse learners. Also, from these conversations, the book shows how the intentionality of culturally responsive practice can enhance the academic experience of students of color. Topics such as the challenges of recruiting and retaining quality teachers of color, as well as the valuable work being done on the local, state, and national level to promote diversifying the field of education as a way to provide equitable education for all students is also explored in this book.

Ethnic Matching Academic Success of Students of Color

Ethnic Matching Academic Success of Students of Color

Author: Donald Easton-Brooks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/03/2019

Ethnic Matching: Academic Success of Students of Color is an in-depth exploration on the impact of ethnic matching in education, the paring of students of color with teachers of the same race. Research shows that this method has a positive and long-term impact on the academic experience of students of color. This book explores what makes this phenomenon relevant in today's classrooms. Through interviewing quality teachers of color, this book sheds a light on the impact these teachers make on the academic experience of students of color. This approach is meant to provide all teachers valuable insight into techniques for engaging with diverse learners. Also, from these conversations, the book shows how the intentionality of culturally responsive practice can enhance the academic experience of students of color. Topics such as the challenges of recruiting and retaining quality teachers of color, as well as the valuable work being done on the local, state, and national level to promote diversifying the field of education as a way to provide equitable education for all students is also explored in this book.