|Kathleen M. McCoy
The target audience for this book is elementary teachers who teach in inclusive settings with special needs children in their class. It covers low-incidence and high-incidence disabilities, informal assessment, and creative ideas for managing and organizing classroom time.
The focus is on reading evaluation and reading methods, literacy in the language arts, mathematics evaluation and mathematics instruction and ideas for the social aspects of inclusion. The book gives proven methods, practical guidelines, and new innovations for classroom instruction. Vignettes, key terms, the IEP process, and informal assessment are all part of this new text. The author and the contributors are highly experienced professionals with classroom teaching backgrounds.
1. Mainstreaming and Inclusive Movements
2. Children With High-Incidence Disabilities
3. Children With Low-Incidence Disabilities
4. Individualized Education Program: Fact or Fiction?
5. Informal Assessment
6. Classroom Organization
7. Reading Evaluation in Inclusion Settings
8. Reading Methods in Inclusion Settings
9. Literacy in the Language Arts
10. Mathematics Evaluation in Inclusion Settings
11. Mathematics Instruction in Inclusion Settings
12. Social Aspects of Inclusion: Preparing Students for Life