Count Me In! K--5: Including Learners With Special Needs in Mathematics Classrooms
By: Judith S. Storeygard (author)Paperback
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How to make math add up for all students Between the pressure to meet standards and the overwhelming number of different learning needs that students have, planning lessons has become more complex. Judith Storeygard provides proven approaches to understanding the behaviors of children with special needs and effectively teaching all students. Using research-based and field-tested methodology, this book,s teaching strategies include differentiated instruction, with an emphasis on co-teaching between general educators and special educators. Included are examples from teachers who have put these techniques into practice and guidelines for reproducing their successes in your classroom. Key topics include: Strategies for teaching students with autism, ADHD, and various learning disabilities Ways to develop students, cognitive flexibility How to help learners plan, organize and self-monitor in mathematics class A new focus on mathematical strengths and learning ability rather than on deficits and labels There are numerous resources to help teachers address literacy needs, but few address mathematics, until now. Count Me In! will bring out the full potential in all of your students-and in you as an educator.
Judy Storeygard is a Senior Research Associate at TERC, an education research nonprofit located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her research interests include mathematics education for students with special needs; improving opportunities for underrepresented populations in STEM; and professional development for elementary school math teachers. Collaborating with teachers has been a prime focus of her work. She is a contributing author and editor on a variety of texts focused on mathematics intervention strategies in inclusive classrooms. In addition, she is a coauthor for articles included in the Teaching Children Mathematics and Teaching Exceptional Children Plus journals.
Foreword by Karen Karp Acknowledgments About the Author About the Contributors Introduction 1. Building a Culture of Acceptance in the Inclusive Mathematics Classroom 2. Supporting Students in Expressing Mathematical Ideas 3. Helping Students Build the Capacity to Attend to and Focus on Mathematical Ideas 4. Developing Students' Cognitive Flexibility 5. Developing Strategies for Students With Memory Difficulties 6. Building Students' Abilities to Plan, Organize, and Self-Monitor in Mathematics Class Conclusion Glossary and Resources References Index
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