Teaching in a Special Education Classroom: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

Teaching in a Special Education Classroom: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

by Roger Pierangelo, George A. Giuliani
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412954258

ISBN-13: 9781412954259

Pub. Date: 05/22/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.  See more details below

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These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412954259
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/22/2008
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Step I. What to Do Before the Start of School
Getting to Know Your Students
Step II. Designing and Setting Up Your Classroom
Classroom Design
Setting Up Your Classroom
Evaluating Existing Materials
Step III. Meeting With Parents and Staff Members
Communicating With Parents
Meeting With Your Assistant Teacher or Aide
Communicating With Related Service Providers
Communicating With Your Regular Education Teachers
Communicating With the Mainstreamed Class and Teachers
Step IV. Factors Affecting Curriculum Performance for Students With Special Needs
Introduction
Factors Affecting Curriculum for Children With Special Needs
Step V. Adapting the Curriculum for Students With Special Needs
What Are Curriculum Adaptations?
Examples of Curriculum Adaptation
Ways to Adapt the Curriculum
Adapting Response Mode
Step VI. Classroom Management of Children With Specific Disabilities
Students With Learning Disabilities
Students With Mental Retardation
Students With Emotional Disabilities
Students With Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder
Step VII. Applying Instructional Interventions for Specific Behaviors Exhibited in the Classroom by Students With Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders
Instructional Interventions for Attendance Problems
Instructional Interventions for Difficulty With Transitions
Instructional Interventions for Disrespect to Teachers
Instructional Interventions for Classroom Disruption
Instructional Interventions for Failure to Accept Responsibility for Own Behavior and/or Consequences for Misbehavior
Instructional Interventions for Interpersonal Relationships With Peers
Instructional Interventions for Out-of-Control Behaviors
Instructional Interventions for Passive Resistance
Instructional Interventions for Not Respecting Property or Personal Space of Others
Instructional Interventions for Verbal Aggression
Instructional Interventions for Verbal Outbursts
Step VIII. Understanding Grading Options for Students With Special Needs
Grading Approaches
Reporting to Parents
Step IX. Developing Educational Treatment Plans for Your Students
Step X. End-of-School-Year Responsibilities
Triennial Evaluation Reports
Annual Review Meetings
Declassification Consideration and Procedures
Extended-School-Year Services
End-of-the-Year Reports
References
Glossary
Index

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