Cooperative Learning And Strategies For Inclusions: Celebrating Diversity in the Classroom / Edition 2

Cooperative Learning And Strategies For Inclusions: Celebrating Diversity in the Classroom / Edition 2

by JoAnne W. Putnam
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557663467

ISBN-13: 9781557663467

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

This book supplies educators, classroom support personnel, and administrators with numerous tools for creating positive, inclusive classroom environments for students from preschool through high school.

Reviewing the basics of cooperative learning, the authors explain how to adapt curricula and implement such techniques as multilevel instruction, the Learning

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This book supplies educators, classroom support personnel, and administrators with numerous tools for creating positive, inclusive classroom environments for students from preschool through high school.

Reviewing the basics of cooperative learning, the authors explain how to adapt curricula and implement such techniques as multilevel instruction, the Learning Strategies approach, and the use of computer technology. They also offer practical examples of various conceptual and structural strategies that improve the learning, social skills, and self-esteem of children with a range of abilities and cultural backgrounds.

New to this edition: information on conflict resolution, tips for teaching culturally diverse students, additional case studies, results of outcomes research on existing inclusion programs, and a chapter devoted to multiple intelligences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557663467
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

About the Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Movement Toward Teaching and Learning in Inclusive Classrooms1
Ch. 2The Process of Cooperative Learning17
Ch. 3Curricular and Instructional Adaptations for Including Students with Disabilities in Cooperative Groups49
Ch. 4Cultural Diversity and Cooperative Learning67
Ch. 5Supporting Young Children's Development Through Cooperative Activities87
Ch. 6New Cooperative Learning, Multiple Intelligences, and Inclusion105
Ch. 7Participatory Action Research: Supporting Social Relationships in the Cooperative Classroom137
Ch. 8Teaching Students to Manage Conflicts in Diverse Classrooms167
Ch. 9Computers and Cooperative Learning in Diverse Classrooms185
Ch. 10School Programs for Successful Inclusion of All Students203
Ch. 11The Inclusive School Model: A Framework and Key Strategies for Success229
Index249

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