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Inclusion Strategies That Work for Adolescent Learners!
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Inclusion Strategies That Work for Adolescent Learners!

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May 2009 | 248 pages | Corwin
This book will help educators address the academic and social needs of adolescent learners in inclusive classrooms. It outlines the emotional, behavioral, social, and academic theories as they apply to adolescent learners. It then gives specific curriculum connections. Lesson plans will include objectives that focus on inclusive successes for all learners.Academic and social connections to everyday academics will be enumerated through many scenarios that apply best practices to middle school and secondary settings. This book will walk the adolescent talk!
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Part I. Issues in the Background and Foreground
 
1. Inclusive Mind-Sets and Best Practices for Adolescents
 
2. Inclusive Settings
 
Part II. Adolescent Cultures: Ways to Teach and Reach
 
3. Relating Cognitive and Psychological Theories to Adolescents
 
4. Beyond the Labels and Into the Abilities of Adolescent Learners
 
5. Applying Inclusive Strategies That Correlate With Adolescents? Lives
 
Part III. Focusing on Results
 
6. Meshing the Research to Achieve and Surpass the Standards in Adolescent Classrooms
 
7. Classroom Dynamics That Enhance Learning and Retention
 
8. Examining Exit Strategies That Prepare Adolescents to Enter the World
 
Bibliography and Resources
 
Index

“Wow! What a wonderful resource for all teachers. This book combines theory and practical strategies that can easily be implemented in anyone’s classroom. Kudos to the author.”

Sarah N. Miller, Special Education Teacher
Baldwin County Schools, Summerdale, AL

“An exceptional work of art. This book should be the teacher’s newest bible on inclusion.”

Kristina Moody, Special Education Assistant, Graduate Student
William Carey University, Gulfport

"This book will quickly become the must-have resource for all special and general educators. From cover to cover, Karten addresses all aspects of the inclusive environment, beginning with the inclusive mind-set and working through environment, structure, content, and most important, the idiosyncratic adolescent. The online resources throughout this easy-to-read text greatly enhance its value today as well as its longevity into the future."

Harold M. Tarriff, Director of Special Services
School District of the Chathams, NJ

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1: Inclusive Mind-Sets and Best Practices for Adolescents


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