Inclusion: Teachers' Perspectives and Practices delineates timely strategies that address teachers' concerns regarding the inclusive environment. Prior research is amalgamated with author Faith Andreasen's investigation to arm the reader with a variety of appropriate student supports with the goal of strengthening inclusionary practice. Multiple educators clarify why they prefer particular methods when addressing various situations, thus detailing how inclusive classrooms can be established and sustained. The participants herein work with various age groups in assorted settings and have diverse years of experience. Informative and compelling, the reader completes Inclusion: Teachers' Perspectives and Practices armed with a variety of ideas and easy-to-implement applicable strategies that were gleaned from those who practice it every day.
Dr. Faith Andreasen has over twenty years of educational experience teaching elementary through college level students. Formerly an Associate Professor of Research at Northcentral University, she is currently an adjunct professor at Morningside College.
Preface Introduction Chapter 1 - An Overview of Programs, Policies and Procedures Chapter 2 - Participants and Philosophies Chapter 3 - School and Exceptional Program Procedures Chapter 4 - Facilitating Buy-In Chapter 5 - Strategies that Support Students Academically Chapter 6 - Strategies that Support Students Socio-Emotionally Chapter 7 - Final Thoughts Regarding Teachers' Inclusive Practices About the Author