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What Really Works With Exceptional Learners

What Really Works

Author(s): Wendy W. Murawski, Kathy Lynn Scott

Year published: 2016

Publisher: CEC - CORWIN

Number of pages: 350

Product Number: P6246

ISBN Number: 978-1-5063-6347-9

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Teachers in today’s classrooms work with a diverse group of students, including many who have special education needs, and are often pressed to know a little something about everything. In What Really Works With Exceptional Learners, editors Wendy Murawski and Kathy Lynn Scott present another reader-friendly resource full of experiences and evidence-based practices to empower any educator. The editors and authors examine how special educational needs affect content area instruction, specialized strategies and approaches, and culturally responsive practices and accommodations. Chapters also explore legal issues, behavior challenges, home–school collaboration, and current trends in education. This book is the perfect resource for teachers and administrators who need to know what works … and what doesn’t. A CEC–Corwin co-publication.

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Getting Past "I Hate Math!"
  • Chapter 2: Creating a Cadre of Capable Readers
  • Chapter 3: When Writing Isn't Easy or Fun: Techniques for Struggling Writers
  • Chapter 4: Instructional Strategies and UDL: Making Content Accessible
  • Chapter 5: Leveling the Playing Field With Technology
  • Chapter 6: Culturally Responsive Teaching to Support All Learners
  • Chapter 7: Thanks for the Memories: Brain-Based Learning at Its Best
  • Chapter 8: Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Chapter 9: Beyond Just "Playing Nicely": Collaboration and Co-Teaching
  • Chapter 10: Progress Monitoring: Your Classroom Itinerary
  • Chapter 11: Addressing the "Invisible Disability": Supporting Students With Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 12: Search for the Miracle Cure: Working With Students With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Chapter 13: Addressing the Autism Spectrum Disorder "Epidemic" in Education
  • Chapter 14: Teaching Students With Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities: You've Got This!
  • Chapter 15: English Language Learners With Disabilities: Best Practices
  • Chapter 16: Inclusion as the Context for Early Childhood Special Education
  • Chapter 17: Focusing on Strengths: Twice-Exceptional Students
  • Chapter 18: It's the Law! Legal Issues in Special Education
  • Chapter 19: The Importance of Partnerships: School-to-Home Collaboration 


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