The Resource Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching : Meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom

Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching : Meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom

Label
Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching : Meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom
Title
Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching
Title remainder
Meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What does it actually mean to teach an inclusive mixed-ability class?From the author of the classic teacher text Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Needs this new book from Peter Westwood fully acknowledges what is feasible and useful to teachers in today's inclusive classroom. This insightful teaching resource promotes a fully inclusive approach to teaching the common curriculum to all, while acknowledging differences among learners in relation to intelligence, gender, socioeconomic background, cultural background, language skills and disabilities. Dra
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 371.9/046
  • 371.9046
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC1200 .W44 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching : Meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; 1. The philosophy of inclusive schooling; Defining inclusive education; Principles underpinning inclusion; Potential benefits of inclusion; Is inclusion effective?; Factors important for successful inclusion; Problems, dilemmas and tensions created by inclusion; Obstacles to inclusion; Online and print resources; 2. Diversity in the classroom; Educationally significant differences; Intelligence; Gender; Socioeconomic status; Culture; Language; Learning style; Aptitude; Disabilities
  • Alternative curricula for students with intellectual disabilityDilemmas associated with curriculum adaptation; Online and print resources; 5. Adapting teaching methods; Teaching methods; Teacher-directed methods; Adaptations within a teacher-directed approach; The role of homework; Student-centred methods; Adapting student-centred approaches; Benefits from adaptive teaching; Online and print resources; 6. Adapting teaching resources; Multiple representations; Print materials; Adapting textbooks; Adapting worksheets, instruction cards and study notes
  • An example of differentiated worksheet itemsAdapting non-print resources; E-learning; Assistive technology; Online and print resources; 7. Assessment of learning; Teachers' approach to assessment; Objectives-based assessment; Multiple methods for assessment; Modifying learning tasks and student outputs; Modifying assessment materials and procedures; Modifications for students with vision impairment; Modifications for students with impaired hearing; Modifications for students with physical disability; Modifications for students with learning disabilities
  • Modifications for students with intellectual disabilityDynamic assessment; Adapting grading methods and feedback; Online and print resources; 8. Accessing and utilizing support; Supportive school policies; Sources of support; Peer tutoring; Support from staff; Paraprofessionals; Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo); Special education support teachers; Regional support; Organizations and agencies; Parental involvement; Volunteers; Mentors; Online and print resources; References; Index
  • Online and print resources3. Exceptionality; Gifted and talented students; Students with learning difficulties; Students with intellectual disability; Students with autism; Students with sensory impairments; Students with physical disabilities; Students with speech and language disorders; Other exceptionalities; Online and print resources; 4. Adapting curriculum content; Conceptualizing curriculum; The phenomenon of National Curricula; Adapting the curriculum: general issues; Modifying content; Universal Design for Learning; Curriculum decision making; Differentiating learning objectives
Control code
ocn823719257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (111 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135088507
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35360215
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)823719257
  • pebco1135088500

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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