Curriculum Trends, Special Education, and Reform: Refocusing the Conversation

Curriculum Trends, Special Education, and Reform: Refocusing the Conversation

by Marleen Pugach, Wargerm Cynthia L. (Ed.)

ISBN-10: 0807735620

ISBN-13: 9780807735626

Pub. Date: 09/01/1996

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

Teachers College Press
Publication date:
Special Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

1Treating Curriculum as a Target of Reform: Can Special and General Education Learn from Each Other?1
2Trends in Science Education23
Response: Current Trends in Science Education: Implications for Special Education42
Response: Science Education Trends and Special Education53
3A New View of the Goals and Means for School Mathematics68
Response: What Does the "New View" of School Mathematics Mean for Students with Mild Disabilities?84
Response: The New School Mathematics and the Age-Old Dilemma of Diversity: Cutting or Untying the Gordian Knot94
4Issues and Practices in the Social Studies Curriculum106
Response: Social Studies for Students with Mild Disabilities123
Response: The Impact of Issues and Trends in the Social Studies Curriculum on Students with Mild Disabilities134
5Toward a Responsible Pedagogy for Teaching and Learning Literacy143
Response: Unpacking Scaffolding: Supporting Students with Disabilities in Literacy Development164
Response: Enacting Responsible Pedagogy with Students with Special Education179
6Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Redefining the Specialization200
Response: Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Moving Toward an Inclusive Specialization216
7Challenges for the Special Education-Curriculum Reform Partnership227
About the Editors and the Contributors253

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