Becoming a Great Inclusive Educator - second edition

Becoming a Great Inclusive Educator - second edition

by Scot Danforth (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433134852
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Publication date: 07/01/2017
Series: Disability Studies in Education Series , #21
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Scot Danforth is Professor and Assistant Dean of Research, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University. He is a leading scholar in the fields of disability studies in education and inclusive education. His previous books include The Incomplete Child: An Intellectual History of Learning Disabilities, Vital Questions Facing Disability Studies in Education (co-edited with Susan Gabel), and Foundations of Inclusive Education Research (co-edited with Phyllis Jones).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Transformation 1

Section 1 Foundations of Successful Inclusion 23

Chapter 2 Knowing Disability 25

Chapter 3 Teaching for the Disability Rights Movement 45

Chapter 4 What Is Best in the American Dream 79

Section 2 The Living Tradition of Inclusive Education Practice 101

Chapter 5 Collaboration and Co-teaching 105

Chapter 6 Friendships in the Classroom 115

Chapter 7 Partnerships with Parents and Families 127

Chapter 8 Encouraging Positive Behavior 137

Chapter 9 Differentiated Instruction 151

Chapter 10 School Reform 165

Section 3 Narratives of Inclusive Education Struggle and Success 177

Chapter 11 A Journey into Inclusive Education Carrie D. Wysocki 181

Chapter 12 It Takes a Whole School Kimberly Millstead 193

Chapter 13 Using "Numbers and Narrative" to Support Inclusive Schooling Meghan Cosier 203

Chapter 14 "It's always about the kids, not us": Successful Elementary Co-teaching Zachary Rossetti 217

Chapter 15 Spilt Milk Counts: Belonging and Moving on Down the Hall Stacey Hodgins S. Anthony Thompson 229

Chapter 16 Inclusive Education: A Messy and Liberating Venture Emily Nusbaum 239

Chapter 17 "I don't have a special world for her to live in: She has to adapt to this one": On Becoming a Renaissance Middle Schooler Alicia A. Broderick 251

Chapter 18 Including Talia: A Mother's Tale Kathy Kotel 267

Chapter 19 Respecting and Reaching All Learners in English Language Arts Classes: A Glimpse into a New York City High School Fran Bittman Sarah Bickens David J. Connor 281

Chapter 20 What 20+ Years of Secondary Inclusion Has Taught Us Douglas Fisher Nancy Frey 297

Chapter 21 "Now, I'm part of the family […] well, almost!": Family Matters for Schooling Success John Colin Srikala Naraian 305

Chapter 22 On the Ethical Meaning of Human Differences: A Non-Disabled Child in Inclusive Schools Scot Danforth 319

Chapter 23 A Sense of Belonging: Student Perspectives on Inclusive Education Rebecca Brooks 329

Chapter 24 Including Students with Developmental Disabilities: Simple, Not Easy Michael F. Giangreco 341

Chapter 25 Conclusion-Old Habits, New Thinking 353

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