Inclusion Activities That Work!: Grades 3-5

Inclusion Activities That Work!: Grades 3-5

By: Toby J. Karten (author)Paperback

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Description

Today's classrooms are filled with learners of diverse needs and abilities. This new resource, based on Toby Karten's bestselling Inclusion Strategies That Work!, offers teachers research-based, practical activities for the inclusive classroom in grades 3-5. The author demonstrates that it is indeed possible to simultaneously embrace standards as well as differences in abilities, learning styles, and intelligences. Whether it's about a learning disability, sight impairment, or behavioral challenge, this book addresses teacher frustrations with proactive, effective strategies. Designed to enhance instructional repertoire, this engaging resource illustrates active learning environments that apply across the curriculum and accommodate students' differing needs.This book is divided into eight sections designed to simplify the inclusion process: - Reading - Writing - Math - Connecting students to the curriculum comprehension and study skills reflective assessment - Testing - Grading - Creating climate for classroom acceptance - Teacher-friendly inclusion forms Educators also will find helpful 'Inclusion Tips' that promote the value of each activity to benefit all students' learning styles.

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About Author

Learn more about Toby Karten's PD offerings Toby J. Karten is an experienced educator who has been immersed in the field of special education for her entire career. As an accomplished author and researcher, she has presented successful staff development to local, national, and international audiences. Toby is affiliated with Drew and Monmouth University and is an adjunct professor and graduate instructor at the Regional Training Center, which is affiliated with Gratz College and The College of New Jersey. Being involved in the field of special education for the past three decades has afforded Ms. Karten an opportunity to help many children and adults from elementary through graduate levels around the world. She has been a resource teacher, staff developer, adult educator, and inclusion coach and consultant in New York and New Jersey schools and in many districts nationally and globally. In addition to her roles as an inclusion coach, student and family advocate, professional developer, mentor and resource teacher, Toby designed graduate courses titled From Challenge to Success; LD, ADHD, and the Spectrum and Skills and Strategies for Inclusion and disABILITY Awareness. She has trained instructors in three states to teach her courses. In addition, she has designed online courses for NaMaYa titled Collaborative Practices for Inclusive Classrooms and Interventions for Students with Dyslexia and Other Reading Differences. She has been recognized by both the Council for Exceptional Children and the New Jersey Department of Education as an exemplary educator, receiving two Teacher of the Year awards. She earned an undergraduate degree in special education from Brooklyn College, a master of science in special education from the College of Staten Island, a supervisory degree from Georgian Court University, and an honorary doctorate from Gratz College. Toby has authored several books and resources about inclusion practices and the CCSS, which are currently used for instruction on many college and university campuses and schools throughout the world. Ms. Karten is married, has a son, and a few dogs. She enjoys teaching, reading, writing, artwork, and most of all, learning. Toby believes that inclusion does not begin and end in the classroom, but is a philosophy that continues throughout life. Hence, inclusion is not only research-based, but life-based as well!

Contents

Connections to Standards Introduction Put It Into Practice 1. Reading 2. Writing 3. Math 4. Connecting Students to the Curriculum 5. Comprehension and Study Skills 6. Reflective Assessment, Testing, and Grading 7. Creating a Climate for Classroom Acceptance 8. Teacher-Friendly Inclusion Forms References

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/12/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412952354
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781412952354
  • weight: 281
  • ISBN10: 1412952352

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