The following collection of print based resources can be found on Loren Swancutt’s bookshelf. She personally utilises the resources in her leadership of inclusive schooling and/or to inform her pedagogy and inclusive lesson design.
In this brief Merrill/ASCD text, the leading authority on differentiation explains the most effective classroom-proven approaches for teachers to use in order to meet the instructional needs of every learner in any grade level. The author introduces vivid classroom examples of real teachers using differentiated instruction to effectively show readers what, how and why to differentiate instruction.
Behind every successful inclusive school is a great principal with passion, vision, and a practical plan. This essential guide covers everything from the basics of special education to the everyday nuts and bolts of creating an inclusive school where every student learns and belongs. Practical Material: Concrete, real-world tips and strategies from two renowned inclusion experts; first-person stories from school leaders; answers to commonly asked questions in every chapter; helpful checklists and forms on co-teaching, behavior support, school reform planning, and more
What does a great paraprofessional need to know and do? Find out in this handy survival guide, equally useful for the brand-new paraprofessional or the 20-year classroom veteran. Packed with friendly guidance, practical tips, and relatable first-person stories, this book reveals the best ways to provide effective, respectful services to students in inclusive classrooms. Practical Material: Tools and checklists to help adapt instruction and the classroom environment, define team roles and responsibilities, support social and academic participation of students, provide behavioral support, and much more
Don’t We Already Do Inclusion? is not only filled with ideas for teaching diverse learners, but is also focused on change itself and, more specifically, on how those concerned about inclusion can create change even when they are not in positions of power. The activities, examples, and illustrations are designed to help participants refine their vision and their skills when it comes to inclusion. The ideas are free or low cost, and many can be achieved by any number of stakeholders—including students and families. Learn tried and true techniques, as well as out-of-the box solutions such as involving traditional and social media, “shrinking” the change, phoning for help, advertising, and writing your way to progress.
For courses in Reading in Special Education or Direct Instruction Reading (K-6) This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and loose-leaf version. Novice and expert teachers alike get the detailed guidance they need to be successful teaching any child who struggles with reading in the alphabetic writing system.
Framed around critical elements for success in academically diverse environments, this book gives educators specific, user-friendly tools to optimize teaching, learning, and assessment. Following on the heels of Heacox’s best-selling Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom, this book offers new ideas, fresh perspectives, and additional research-based strategies designed to help teachers seamlessly integrate differentiation practices into their daily routines. Offers a wealth of practical and specific tools, templates, and checklists. Digital content includes reproducible forms
oducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume
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