Rethinking Disability: A Disability Studies Approach to Inclusive Practices / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Rethinking Disability, 2nd Edition is a concise introduction to teaching students with disabilities and effectively including students with disabilities in general education classrooms. This textbook will help teachers examine their own beliefs about disability, select effective teaching approaches for the inclusive classroom, create a dynamic classroom culture, and assess student knowledge and skills. The second edition has been revised and updated throughout and includes a new section on how to do this work in less than progressive school cultures as well as an entirely new chapter on self-advocacy strategies for students with disabilities and their families.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Jan Valle is Professor Urban Education at the City College of New York (CUNY).
David Connor is Associate Professor of Special Education at Hunter College.
Table of Contents
PART I HOW KNOWLEDGE GUIDES PRACTICE 1 Making Sense of Public School Culture and Context 2 Contemplating the (In)visibility of Disability 3 Examining Beliefs and Expanding Notions of Normalcy 4 Practicing Educational Equity in a Democracy PART II HOW PRACTICE DEEPENS KNOWLEDGE 5 Selecting Approaches and Tools of Teaching 6 Creating a Dynamic Classroom Culture 7 Assessing Student Knowledge and Skills 8 Drawing Upon the Power of Two PART III HOW TALK CHANGES KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE 9 Actively Challenging Normalcy 10 Promoting Inclusive Beliefs and Practices
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