Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research.

Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research.


  • Author: Exceptional Children
  • Release Date : 2007-06-22
  • Genre: Education
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In response to recent trends and legislation promoting inclusive instruction and access to the general education curriculum, many schools have implemented "co-teaching" (Cook & Friend, 1995) as a means for promoting effective instruction in inclusive classrooms. Implemented to provide support for increasing the inclusion of students with disabilities, co-teaching usually consists of one general education teacher paired with one special education teacher in an inclusive classroom of general education and special education students (e.g., Mastropieri & Scruggs, 2006, chapter 2). Bauwens, Hourcade, and Friend (1989); Cook and Friend (1995); and Friend (2002) discussed criteria needed for an effective co-teaching relationship. A number of co-teac...

Self-Regulation Interventions for Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Exceptional Children)

Self-Regulation Interventions for Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Exceptional Children)


  • Author: Exceptional Children
  • Release Date : 2005-06-22
  • Genre: Education
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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic disorder that is thought to affect from 3% to 7% of school-age children (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Children with ADHD typically exhibit problems maintaining attention, sustaining effort, modulating motor activity, and organizing and finishing tasks (American Psychiatric Association). In addition, they often exhibit comorbid behaviors such as depression, anxiety, oppositional defiant disorders, and compulsive behaviors (National Institute of Mental Health, 1996; Whalen & Henker, 1991). As a result, many children with ADHD encounter difficulties in the school environment, often in the form of disciplinary problems or academic difficulties (e.g., underachievement, poor grade...

Exceptional Children

Exceptional Children


  • Author : Cintāmaṇi Kāra
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 8120713818


Exceptional Children Book Description :

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Exceptional Children and Youth

Exceptional Children and Youth


  • Author : Nancy Hunt
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781285401331


Exceptional Children and Youth Book Description :

EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH, Fifth Edition, provides a concise yet complete introduction to special education for pre-service and in-service teachers. One of the most accessible and readable texts available for the Introduction to Special Education course, this new edition is thoroughly updated to reflect the most current information available about special education practice and children with exceptionalities. The text emphasizes current research and theory about exceptional children, human diversity, inclusion, law and social policy, family involvement, real-life stories about exceptionality, and evidence-based teaching practices--all presented in a warm, personal narrative style. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product des...

Educating Exceptional Children
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Educating Exceptional Children


  • Author : Samuel Kirk
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-02-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305176775


Educating Exceptional Children Book Description :

Authored by luminaries in the special education field, EDUCATING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN introduces readers to each of the thirteen disability categories, and to the needs of children who are gifted and talented. The fourteenth edition continues to focus on the strengths of previous editions, while also providing new material about such important hot topics as genetics, neurology, inclusion, assistive technology, and information processing. The book provides key, research-based teaching methods and strategies for children with various exceptionalities, and also offers analysis of ecological factors that influence the exceptional child in and out of the classroom. This edition also features a new chapter on children with ADD/ADHD, new diagnosis informati...

An Exceptional Children s Guide to Touch
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An Exceptional Children s Guide to Touch


  • Author : McKinley Hunter Manasco
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-08-15
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0857006592


An Exceptional Children s Guide to Touch Book Description :

The rules of physical contact can be tricky to grasp and children with special needs are at a heightened risk of abuse. This friendly picture book explains in simple terms how to tell the difference between acceptable and inappropriate touch, thereby helping the child with special needs stay safe. Each story covers a different type of touch from accidental to friendly to hurtful and will help children understand how boundaries change depending on the context. It explores when and where it is okay to touch other people, when and where other people can touch you, why self touching sometimes needs to be private, and what to do if touch feels inappropriate. This book is an invaluable teaching resource and discussion starter for parents, teachers and care...

Handbook of Psychosocial Characteristics of Exceptional Children

Handbook of Psychosocial Characteristics of Exceptional Children


  • Author : Vicki L. Schwean
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475753752


Handbook of Psychosocial Characteristics of Exceptional Children Book Description :

Research has documented the reciprocal effects of exceptionality and secondary psychosocial and behavioral characteristics. This in-depth handbook examines the categories of exceptionality most often described in educational, behavioral, and health practices. Leading authorities from psychology, education, and medicine evaluate the key characteristics of particular exceptionalities from the vantage point of theory, research, assessment, and intervention....

Exceptional Children

Exceptional Children


  • Author : William L. Heward
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0131191705


Exceptional Children Book Description :

Long recognized as the market leader for its innovation, strong research base, and accessibility, William L. Heward's Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education, Eighth Edition, continues this tradition of excellence. The research-based practices and standards-based applications presented in this edition give readers the knowledge, insight, and tools to help them become exceptional teachers in a variety of settings. These practices and applications are presented through the following themes: Exceptional Teachers Engage Students in Classroom Instruction: Exceptional Teachers Multimedia CD-ROM: This interactive CD-ROM, specifically created by the author for this text, includes 54 video clips with supporting commentary, artifacts, and di...

The Exceptional Child  Inclusion in Early Childhood Education

The Exceptional Child Inclusion in Early Childhood Education


  • Author : Eileen K. Allen
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285972596


The Exceptional Child Inclusion in Early Childhood Education Book Description :

Filled with classic and current research about all aspects of educating young children with special needs, THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD: INCLUSION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, 8th Edition, discusses key approaches and tools needed to provide an optimal setting for young exceptional children with special needs and their families. Many checklists and forms are included for use within the classroom to aid teachers and caregivers in developing a developmentally appropriate environment. The book’s friendly and easy-to-use format is useful whether you are an educator or parent/caregiver. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....