Do you want to feel more confident when teaching children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Would you like to be a more inclusive teacher?
This book provides clear and flexible frameworks for effective inclusive teaching, and explains how to teach and plan for supporting any child's learning, no matter what their needs are.
With case studies and activities the book:
explains and contextualizes current beliefs towards SEN
provides models for practice
encourages you to engage in thinking about SEN and inclusion
offers interactive reflection points throughout
links out to research with suggestions for further reading
Whether you're training to be a primary school teacher or already in the classroom this book will make you feel confident to be the inclusive teacher you need to be.
Introduction: How to use this book Part One 1: Understanding special educational needs, disability and inclusive education 2: The policy context for special educational needs, disability and inclusive education 3: Models of difference and differentiation 4: Inclusive classroom practice 5: The 'special pedagogy' debate Part Two 6: Strengthening the 'Whole Child' Approach through the Spiral Spectrum Model 7: Personal, social and emotional development 8: Communication, language and literacy development 9: Physical development 10: Drawing it all together - how children learn and how we teach inclusively