Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities / Edition 1

Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities / Edition 1

by Diane M. Browder
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557667985

ISBN-13: 9781557667984

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Brookes Publishing

Under NCLB, students with severe disabilities are expected to make progress on state academic content standards in language arts, math, and science. But what material should educators teach from these three content areas, and how should they teach it? With this groundbreaking textbook, future educators will finally have the answers they need. The first major

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Overview

Under NCLB, students with severe disabilities are expected to make progress on state academic content standards in language arts, math, and science. But what material should educators teach from these three content areas, and how should they teach it? With this groundbreaking textbook, future educators will finally have the answers they need. The first major research-to-practice resource on this critical topic, this text goes beyond functional and access skills and shows educators how to make the general curriculum accessible to students of all ages with significant cognitive disabilities. Twenty-five of the best-known researchers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557667984
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Sales rank:
440,077
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Why teach the general curriculum?1
Ch. 2Promoting access to the general curriculum for students with significant cognitive disabilities15
Ch. 3Building literacy for students at the presymbolic and early symbolic levels39
Ch. 4From sight words to emerging literacy63
Ch. 5Learning to read : phonics and fluency93
Ch. 6Balanced literacy classrooms and embedded instruction for students with severe disabilities : literacy for all in the age of school reform125
Ch. 7Enhancing numeracy171
Ch. 8Addressing math standards and functional math197
Ch. 9Science standards and functional skills : finding the links229
Ch. 10Developing math and science skills in general education contexts245
App. AExample of adaptations to a general education lesson plan for science
App. BAdapted lesson plan on leaf classification to include a student with significant disabilities in a seventh-grade science lesson
Ch. 11How students demonstrate academic performance in portfolio assessment277
Ch. 12Promoting the alignment of curriculum, assessment, and instruction295

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