ISBN-10:
0024287415
ISBN-13:
9780024287410
Pub. Date:
01/08/1998
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Special Education in Multicultural Contexts / Edition 1

Special Education in Multicultural Contexts / Edition 1

by Margret Winzer

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Overview

This timely book helps future teachers, practicing teachers, aids, and paraprofessionals understand and accommodate children with disabilities or giftedness in a special education setting or in regular classroom settings.

It examines changing instruction and adapting classroom climates, structures, and discipline to address the distinct work styles, views, values, language, and expectations of children from diverse backgrounds.

For those working within the special education field or those who are considering a profession within special education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780024287410
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/08/1998
Edition description: First
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 7.51(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION.

1. A Multicultural Society.

2. The Theory and Practice of Multicultural Education.

3. Bilingualism and Bilingual Education.

II. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH NEEDS.

4. Multicultural/Bilingual Special Education.

5. School Failure and Students at Risk.

6. Individual Differences and Learning Styles.

III. PATHWAYS TO LEARNING.

7. Assessment Practices in Multicultural Special Education.

8. Preparing for Instruction: The IEP Process.

9. Involving Parents, Families, and Communities.

IV. BRIDGES TO THE CURRICULUM.

10. Modifying the School and Classroom Climate.

11. Learning Styles and Instructional Formats.

12. Infusing Multicultural Content.

V. PROMOTING LANGUAGE AND LITERACY.

13. The Language Learning Environment.

14. Approaching Literacy: Becoming a Reader and Writer.

Appendix A. Important Background Terms.

Appendix B. Resources for Instruction.

Appendix C. Answer Key.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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