More Inclusion Strategies That Work!
Aligning Student Strengths With Standards
- Toby J. Karten - Inclusion Workshops
"The book is content rich and contains a wealth of examples and ideas to spark teacher creativity."
—Jacqueline S. Thousand, Professor of Special Education, California State University, San Marcos
"The worksheets, lessons, and concrete practical discipline applications make this book a must-have for every classroom teacher."
—Diane Boarman, National Board Certified Teacher, Patapsco Middle School, Ellicott City, MD
Differentiate instruction to match and heighten students' and teachers' abilities while honoring standards!
With the same "can do" attitude that made her first book, Inclusion Strategies That Work! so popular, Toby Karten takes her latest book to the next level by emphasizing standards, linking the best inclusive practices with content-specific curriculum, and demonstrating how teachers can reach individual learners while honoring whole-class dynamics.
Meeting the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, More Inclusion Strategies That Work! focuses on using the strengths of students with disabilities to give them more confidence and a greater advantage when learning new concepts. With research-based methods for identifying and meeting the needs of students with special needs, this valuable guide presents instructional and accommodation strategies to help all students access the general curriculum. This reader-friendly handbook provides teachers with targeted assistance through:
- Sample standards-based lessons organized by age and ability level
- Tools for assessing students' mastery of curriculum concepts
- Approaches for preparing students for standardized testing
- Numerous reproducibles for immediate use
Whether you are a general or a special education K–12 teacher, you'll return again and again to this must-have reference to meet the challenges of inclusive instruction and celebrate the successes of all your students, especially students with disabilities.
"Content-rich, chock full of examples. Like Karten's Inclusion Strategies That Work!, this book contains a wealth of examples and ideas to spark teacher creativity."
"An excellent resource for teachers who are directly involved with inclusive practices. It has numerous practical tips, graphic organizers, and most importantly, current research. As a special educator who spent 23 years in the classroom, this is a book I would have purchased and used daily."
"Presents strategies and tips for implementing the ideas in a clear, easy manner. A valuable tool for raising the level of inclusion for students with disabilities."
"Filled with effective, practical, hands-on strategies that teachers can use in the classroom immediately. Truly an innovative book with many positive academic and behavioral strategies."
"Karten continues to provide all educators with valuable, proven strategies, advice, and techniques. This book should be required for any professional library."
"This book truly addresses where the rubber meets the road in an inclusive classroom."
"Provides a practical 'how-to' manual for professionals who work with a wide range of students with special needs. Karten's positive approach to what students can do, and how we can lead them to doing it, not only provides specifics, but also helps develop an attitude of accomplishment."
"A dream come true for those of us who struggle to develop lessons in the inclusive classroom. By connecting students' strengths with curriculum standards, Karten enables teachers to use content-specific lessons for a variety of learners' abilities. A must-have for special education as well as general education teachers."
"From lessons organized by age and ability to diagnosis and testing methods, this book is packed with practical, applied recommendations and ideas."