Creating Inclusive Classrooms

Creating Inclusive Classrooms - Spencer J. Salend - 9780134019406 - Education - Special Education (97)
Series
Pearson
Author
Spencer J. Salend / Spencer J. Salend  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
DVD
Edition
8
Language
English
Total pages
512
Pub.-date
June 2015
ISBN13
9780134019406
ISBN
0134019407



Description

For online and in-the-classroom courses in Inclusion / Mainstreaming.

This access code card provides access to the Enhanced Pearson eText.

 

A best-selling, practical, accessible text from one of the most respected authors in the field, this text features the latest practices, technologies, information research, and challenges related to the implementation of inclusion in today’s schools.

Long respected as a leading text for inclusion courses, the new Eighth Edition of Salend’s Creating Inclusive Classrooms is updated to cover the latest practices, technologies, information, research, and challenges in the field. Designed for both online and face-to-face courses, the new edition includes elementary and secondary level classroom-based videos and examples as well as innovative learning experiences that guide readers in applying and reflecting on the content presented. The themes of diversity; collaboration; technology; and effective, differentiated, universally designed, culturally responsive and reflective classroom practices are woven throughout each chapter, and the book is consistent with professional standards for preparing teachers to work in today’s diverse classrooms. A non-categorical text, Salend sets the standard for translating research into practice and integrating online pedagogical learning activities and chapter self-assessments to allow readers to tailor, extend, and receive feedback on their learning.

 

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Features

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  • Embedded videos related to chapter topics provide real-world context for important chapter points. (See pages 19, 195, and 455 for examples.)
  • Chapter Self-Check. Multiple-choice questions embedded in each content section provide practice items to help readers immediately test their mastery of the content. (See pages 31, 232, and 506 for examples.)

  • What Would You Do? Interactive multiple-choice quizzes, with feedback, at the end of each chapter let students gauge their understanding of chapter content. (See pages 31, 232, and 506 for examples.)

  • IRIS Center Modules. Interactive activities based on videos, audio, and text help to extend learning. (See pages 38, 196, and 385 for examples.)

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Additional text features include:

  • Make the concepts come alive as theory translates to practice.
  • Each chapter includes a chapter-opening vignette and examples that connect and translate theory into practice and depict the material presented in that chapter.
  • Pick, tailor, and extend learning with a variety of opportunities to choose just the right options for ensuring comprehension of the concepts.
  • Making Connections margin notes help readers relate the effective practices, content, and examples presented in the chapter to the everyday life in the classroom.
  • IDEAS to Implement Inclusion features throughout the text give students an accessible look at how to implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the classroom.
  • Apply, reflect, and ensure comprehension of the content before moving on.
  • Summaries at the end of each chapter provide excellent review and address professional standards, aligning chapter content to the CEC professional standards.
  • Reflective Margin Notes guide readers to think about the material and related personal experiences.
  • Focus on issues of critical importance to the field of inclusion today.
  • Universal design for learning (UDL) focus guides readers in understanding and implementing the principles of UDL to help all learners access the general education curriculum and succeed in inclusive classrooms.
  • Material appears throughout the content and in UDL and You features.
  • Student diversity focus helps readers become better prepared to work with students from different backgrounds and see how the strategies and information presented relate to all students.
  • Classroom-based examples are integrated and embedded into each chapter.
  • Current instructional and assistive technology focus introduces readers to the latest technology in the field through content in each chapter and through the Using Technology to Promote Inclusion feature.

New to this Edition

Invigorate learning with the Enhanced Pearson eText
This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText, a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features:

  • Embedded videos related to chapter topics provide real-world context for important chapter points. (See pages 19, 195, and 455 for examples.)
  • Chapter Self-Check. Multiple-choice questions embedded in each content section provide practice items to help readers immediately test their mastery of the content. (See pages 31, 232, and 506 for examples.)

  • What Would You Do? Interactive multiple-choice quizzes, with feedback, at the end of each chapter let students gauge their understanding of chapter content. (See pages 31, 232, and 506 for examples.)

  • IRIS Center Modules. Interactive activities based on videos, audio, and text help to extend learning. (See pages 38, 196, and 385 for examples.)

Students can experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText for 40% to 65% less than a print bound book! Students, register for or purchase your eText at pearsonhighered.com/etextbooks. Instructors, visit pearsonhighered.com/etextbooks to register for your digital examination copy.

 

Key content changes include:

  • NEW! On Demand Learning features allow readers to customize and extend their learning with choices related to additional video- and text-based information, perspectives, and examples followed by a question. The ideal resource for guided reflection and application of the material in the book, this feature also helps instructors provide a wide range of learning activities and in class topics.
  • Current issues and research are translated into practice with a focus on reflection, research-based and practical strategies, and applications.
  • NEW! Each chapter has been revised and updated with expanded content and references throughout.
  • NEW! Information covers what’s happening in the field of inclusion and also how it affects educators, students, and families, as well as the delivery of effective instructional programs to all students.
  • NEW! The latest information is included on: research-based practices, differentiated instruction, Response to Intervention (RtI), universal design for learning (UDL), Common Core State Standards, autism spectrum disorders, co-teaching arrangements, student diversity, current instructional and assistive technology, differentiating instruction, Positive behavioral Supports, motivating students, fostering students’ literacy and mathematics learning, assessing students, and implementing IEPs in general education classrooms.
  • NEW! Enhancing and Documenting Your Teaching Effectiveness features give readers ways to enhance their abilities to foster student learning, and to document their teaching practices to show that the are highly effective educators of all students.
  • NEW! Learn about the role and responsibilities inherent in the special education process, as well as the various professionals involved, in a new Chapter 2, Understanding the Special Education Process.
  • NEW! Learn about the importance of and effective strategies for fostering transitions self-determination, acceptance, and friendships in the new Chapter 6, Fostering Transitions, Self-Determination, Acceptance and Friendships.

 

Table of Contents

PART I Understanding the Foundations and Fundamentals of Inclusion 1

Chapter 1 Understanding Inclusion 2

Chapter 2 Understanding the Special -Education Process 34

Chapter 3 Understanding the Educational Strengths and Challenges of Students with Disabilities 72

Chapter 4 Understanding the Educational Strengths and Challenges of Students from Diverse Backgrounds 116

 

PART II Creating an Inclusive Environment That Supports Learning for All Students 151

Chapter 5 Creating Collaborative Relationships and Fostering Communication 152

Chapter 6 Fostering Transitions, Self-Determination, Acceptance, and Friendships 188

Chapter 7 Creating a Classroom Environment That Promotes Positive Behavior 234

 

PART III Differentiating Instruction for All Students 279

Chapter 8 Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Learners 280

Chapter 9 Differentiating Large- and Small-Group Instruction 330

Chapter 10 Differentiating Reading, Writing, and Spelling Instruction 368

Chapter 11 Differentiating Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Instruction 410

 

PART IV Evaluating Student and Programmatic Progress 451

Chapter 12 Evaluating Student Progress and the Effectiveness of Your Inclusion Program 452

Glossary 509

References 521

Back Cover

A best-selling, practical, accessible text from one of the most respected authors in the field, this text features the latest practices, technologies, information research, and challenges related to the implementation of inclusion in today’s schools.

 

Long respected as a leading text for inclusion courses, the new Eighth Edition of Salend’s Creating Inclusive Classrooms is updated to cover the latest practices, technologies, information, research, and challenges in the field. Designed for both online and face-to-face courses, the new edition includes elementary and secondary level classroom-based videos and examples as well as innovative learning experiences that guide readers in applying and reflecting on the content presented. The themes of diversity; collaboration; technology; and effective, differentiated, universally designed, culturally responsive and reflective classroom practices are woven throughout each chapter, and the book is consistent with professional standards for preparing teachers to work in today’s diverse classrooms. A non-categorical text, Salend sets the standard for translating research into practice and integrating online pedagogical learning activities and chapter self-assessments to allow readers to tailor, extend, and receive feedback on their learning. 

 

Invigorate learning with the Enhanced Pearson eText
This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText, a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features:

  • Embedded videos related to chapter topics provide real-world context for important chapter points.
  • Chapter Self-Check. Multiple-choice questions embedded in each content section provide practice items to help readers immediately test their mastery of the content.
  • What Would You Do? Interactive multiple-choice quizzes, with feedback, at the end of each chapter let students gauge their understanding of chapter content.
  • IRIS Center Modules. Interactive activities based on videos, audio, and text help to extend learning.

Author

Spencer Salend. A former teacher in the New York City School System, Spencer Salend is a professor at SUNY-New Paltz. Widely known for his work in translating research into practice, he has published and presented on such topics as inclusive educational practices, educational assessment, and students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. In recognition of the significance of his research and work with schools and its benefits to others, he was selected as a recipient of the State University of New York’s Faculty Scholar Award and the Chancellor’s Research Recognition Award. He has also served as a project director and program evaluator for numerous federal and state projects and has shared his work by engaging in a variety of professional development activities. He serves as an expert consultant helping the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) develop and implement a rigorous and comprehensive performance-based teacher evaluation system and professional learning program that addresses standards for highly effective teachers of students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms.