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Diverse Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

Yvonne Freeman, David Freeman, Reynaldo Ramirez

Pub Date: 3/18/2008
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: PreK - 12th

  Today’s classrooms are filled with diverse students with a variety of needs and abilities, including English language learners, students with disabilities, and gifted/talented students. While diversity is enriching, it also brings challenges, especially in a time when all students are expected to meet standards and... more

The Inclusion-Classroom Problem Solver

Constance McGrath

Pub Date: 9/13/2007
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 8th

  Today there is no such thing as a general education classroom—virtually every class contains learners with special needs. Accommodating these children with stop-gap measures takes great effort and often ends with disappointing results. The Inclusion Classroom Problem Solver is a practical guide that helps you build... more

From Disability to Possibility

Patrick Schwarz

Pub Date: 7/31/2006
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

From Disability to Possibility will change the way you look at your students with disabilities. And when you make that shift, the way those students look to you will change. You will see the possibilities, and in that vision, you will see the power of the inclusive classroom. -Kylene Beers Three decades after landmark special... more

The Kids Behind the Label

Trudy Knowles

Pub Date: 7/19/2006
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

You’ve had them in your class. Their behavior has troubled you. Their lack of academic focus has frustrated you. And the problem of what to do about them has stretched your every professional nerve to its breaking point. So imagine what school is like for them. In The Kids Behind the Label students with Attention–Deficit/Hyperactivity... more

What About Me?

Christopher Lee, Rosemary Jackson

Pub Date: 2/1/2001 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

This book is a sensible purchase for anyone working with students, especially first-year teachers.—-VOYA With Faking It, Christopher Lee and Rosemary Jackson changed the way we view special learners, offering a moving account of Lee's struggle and ultimate triumph over dyslexia. Now, with What About Me?, Lee combines his special... more

Rethinking the Education of Deaf Students

Sue Livingston

Pub Date: 4/21/1997
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

Here is a compelling and controversial text which asserts that Deaf students should be treated no differently than non Deaf students. The author, a veteran and practicing teacher, rejects the predominant view of Deaf students as special learners in need of language remediation and repair. Instead, she maintains that for Deaf students... more

Faking It

Christopher Lee, Rosemary Jackson

Pub Date: 1/20/1992
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

Until I began to acknowledge my weaknesses, I did not realize I had so many strengths. As I better understand my learning disabilities, it is easier to reassure myself that I truly am not stupid, and, in fact, have some really strong abilities.—Christopher LeeFaking It is Chris Lee's story of almost two decades of academic frustration,... more

Professional Development

Kylene Beers will be teaching "Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading" on 10/5/2015.
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