The eighth edition of this best-selling introductory text in special education is the most extensive overall revision in its twenty-two year history. It is a general introduction to the characteristics of exceptional persons and their education. It is written with both special education and general education students in mind. The authors' clear and concise writing style makes research and theoretical issues easily understood. In addition to factual information, readers are exposed to material that will help them explore and develop their attitudes and feelings towards persons with disabilities.
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A general introduction to the characteristics of exceptional learners and their education, this book emphasizes classroom practices, as well as the psychological, sociological, and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness. Based on the author’s premise that professionals working with exceptional learners need to develop not only a solid base of knowledge, but also a healthy attitude toward their work and the people whom they serve, this book is designed to reach the heart as well as the mind. It asks both general and special educators to challenge themselves to acquire a solid understanding of current theory, research, and practice in special education, and to develop an ever more sensitive understanding of exceptional learners and their families.--Publisher's description.
Exceptional Learners is an outstanding introduction to the characteristics of exceptional learners and their education, emphasizing classroom practices as well as the psychological, sociological, and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness. In keeping with this era of accountability, all discussions and examples of educational practices are grounded in a sound research base. With hundreds of new references added to the 12th edition, the authors are committed to bringing the most current and credible perspectives to bear on the ever-increasing complexity of educating students with special needs in today’s schools. The authors have written a text that reaches the heart as well as the mind, promoting a conviction that professionals working with exceptional learners need to develop not only a solid base of knowledge, but also a healthy attitude toward their work and the people whom they serve, and constantly challenge themselves to acquire a solid understanding of current theory, research, and practice in special education and to develop an ever more sensitive understanding of exceptional learners and their families.
Your desk reference for success with exceptional students As education trends promote the inclusion of students with special needs, this book is the perfect resource for teachers and administrators who need to know what works…and what doesn’t. With personal experiences, references, and reproducibles, this book identifies evidence-based practices in an easy-access format. The editors and authors examine how special educational needs affect: Content areas like reading and math Specialization areas like autism and learning disabilities Pedagogical areas like culturally responsive practices and accommodations Other critical areas like legal issues, behavior challenges, and home-school collaboration
In every category of exceptional learners, there are some learners who struggle with social skills. This guide provides PreK – 5th grade teachers with evidence-based, practical, teacher-friendly, strategies for helping children with special needs build social skills. Written by experienced classroom teachers, this guide recommends interventions for strengthening important social skills, including communication, conflict resolution, and team building skills. It includes Tier 1 interventions for educators to use in the context of ongoing academic instruction, Tier 2 strategies for short periods of small group instruction, and Tier 3 interventions for intensive instruction or support. Each of the interventions listed are broken down into four parts: structure, teach, rehearse, and reinforce. These ready-to-use strategies will help classroom teachers promote social competence in diverse learners.
|Book Title||: Exploding Experiments for Exceptional Learners Science Book for Kids 9 12 Children s Science Education Books|
|Author||: Baby Professor|
|Publisher||: Speedy Publishing LLC|
|Release Date||: 2017-12-01|
|Available Language||: English, Spanish, And French|
Does your child prefer a hands-on approach to learning? Then experiments would be best! This book is composed of Exploding Experiments for Exceptional Learners. You can use this as guide when working inside a science lab, or when learning with mom and dad at home. The five senses are fired up when learning through experiments. Make sure you secure a copy now!
This practical, classroom-oriented text helps pre-service and in-service teachers determine how technology can support the education of exceptional students. It examines many types of technology and their applications in meeting specific educational needs, since technological applications can and should be used in different ways with different students. The Techniques for Your Classroom feature highlights specific methods that teachers can use to effectively incorporate technology into the classroom. Choosing Technology by Content Area is a special section that describes useful technological applications for specific curricular areas, such as reading, mathematics, social studies, and social and life skills.