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Inclusion in Action, 3rd Edition

by: Phil Foreman

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Retail Price: $127.95

Publisher: Cengage Learning,12.04.11

Category: Education Level:

ISBN: 0170187624
ISBN13: 9780170187626

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Inclusion in Action presents the fundamental knowledge and skills that teachers need to provide appropriate programs for students with additional learning needs in regular classes.

It outlines the philosophy of inclusive practice and explains key processes such as adapting curriculum to meet individual needs, planning teaching strategies, encouraging positive interaction, ensuring smooth transitions and working collaboratively.

Throughout it emphasises a practical, research-based approach to teaching that can be applied across a diverse range of students with additional educational needs.

PART A: Inclusive Environments
1. Introducing inclusion in education
2. Legislation, policies and inclusive practices
3. Practicing successful inclusion

PART B: Inclusive Teaching and Learning Practices
4. Adapting curriculum, teaching and learning strategies
5. Planning effective teaching strategies
6. Encouraging positive interactions

PART C: Strategies to Support Inclusive Teaching
7. Developing communication skills
8. Understanding and supporting literacy competence
9. Understanding and supporting numeracy competence

PART D: Inclusion Across the School Years
10. Inclusion in early childhood
11. Inclusion in primary schools
12. Secondary school inclusion and transition to work

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  * This extensively revised third edition includes seven new chapters within a revised overall structure, providing a fresh approach to the field. All chapters have been fully updated to reflect the latest research, policy developments and practice guidelines.

  * A new chapter on best practice in successful inclusion (Chapter 3) streamlines coverage of strategies for developing positive attitudes to inclusion, creating inclusive environments and best teaching practices.

  * A new chapter on developing communication skills (Chapter 7) explains a range of strategies that help readers support the development of language, communication and social skills for all learners.

  * Two new chapters on understanding and supporting literacy competence (Chapter 8) and numeracy competence (Chapter 9) emphasise how to assess and then address specific problems in each domain.

  * New chapters on inclusive practice in early childhood (Chapter 10), primary (Chapter 11) and secondary settings (Chapter 12) discuss issues specific to each of these stages.

  * Discussion questions included with each narrative encourage critical thinking and reflection.

  * A companion website for students provides further information and tools such as revision quizzes, chapter topic reviews, case projects, fact sheets on different types of disabilities, useful weblinks and more.