Über den Autor
Mary Z. McGrath taught for 31 years with the Bloomington, Minnesota Public Schools primarily in the area of special education. She writes and presents workshops to educators, parents, and the general public. Beverley H. Johns is the author of seven published books, an active in a number of state and national organizations, and was the 2000 recipient of the Outstanding Leadership Award of the International Council for Exceptional Children.
Chapter 1 Strategically Blending the Basics Chapter 2 Language Activities to Bridge the Categorical Gap Chapter 3 Inclusive Math: Activities for Adding Everybody Chapter 4 Bringing Students Together on Basic Information Chapter 5 Affecting the Affect: Socially, Emotionally, Behaviorally Chapter 6 Being a Specialist at School and in the Community Chapter 7 Coping with the Paperwork and Time Crunch Chapter 8 Going with the Flow: From IEP to Implementation
Currently, special educators are being asked to address varied needs of children with disabilities placed together in cross categorical settings. This handy guide provides educators with a clear understanding of IDEA definitions for learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders, mental retardation, and autism. From there, readers will learn the key strategies that work best for each grouping of students and how to enhance the curriculum or created lessons for cross categorical groups. This unique book offers teachers a means to be an effective special educator across the spectrum of their duties.