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    Differentiating Language Arts Instruction for Students With Special Needs in Inclusive Settings, Grades K-5

    Aligned with state and national standards, including California’s K-12 Academic Content Standards, New York’s State Learning Standards, and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), this book was developed to assist K-5 teachers with teaching English/Language Arts content to students with disabilities. Teachers are provided 90 instructional outlines in the specific skill areas of Reading (word identification, comprehension), Written Expression (prewriting, writing, post writing), and Oral Language (listening, speaking).

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    Disability Classification in Education

    Lani Florian is a professor of social and educational inclusion at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Previously she was a senior lecturer in inclusive and special education in the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education and a fellow of St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge. Her research interests include categorization of children, models of provision for meeting special educational needs, and teaching practice in inclusive schools.

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    Discipline Without Stress Punishments or Rewards. Second edition

    A blending of three subject fields, education, parenting, and personal growth, this work is replete with helpful suggestions that show both teachers and parents how to heighten positive thinking in school or at home, give students and other family members the power to choose, and discover productive means of reflection and self-evaluation. For the past seven years, Marshall has been giving seminars on “The Raise Responsibility System,” and his solid research, coupled with countless practical examples, makes this a natural and inviting read.

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    Educating the Other America

    Breaking the cycle of poverty by improving education and literacy: that’s the ultimate goal of Educating the Other America. This trailblazing book from top experts brings together 30 of the biggest names in education to tackle the toughest challenges faced by the nearly 1 in 5 children who live below the poverty line–and offer fresh, cutting-edge ideas for closing the achievement gap.Readers will start with an in-depth, research-based understanding of children who fail to read not because of cognitive impairment, but because of the complex effects of poverty.

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    Effective Collaboration for Educating the Whole Child

    Educate the whole child by building a culture of collaboration in your school!It takes a team of professionals working together to support a child’s emotional, physical, and academic development.

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    Effective Literacy Instruction for Students with Moderate or Severe Disabilities

    For students with moderate or severe disabilities, developing literacy skills is a critical component of successful communication, employment, and community participation. Finally, educators have a practical, concise guidebook for helping these students meet NCLB’s academic standards for literacy. Appropriate for use in all settings, including inclusive classrooms, this book is the lifeline every K-12 teacher needs to–

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    Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom

    How we treat others often influences how individuals feel about themselves. This book illustrates how educators can effectively promote sensitive, inclusive classroom practices that maximize success for students with disabilities.Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom provides content-rich interdisciplinary lessons accompanied by behavioral, academic, and social interventions that capitalize on student strengths. Inclusion expert Toby J. Karten demonstrates the impact of literature, self-advocacy, role playing, and strategic interventions on students’ growth and achievement.

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    Engaging Every Learner

    This concise volume offers educational leaders key concepts and strategies for framing discussions about closing the equity gap and ensuring high achievement for all learners. As the first volume in The Soul of Educational Leadership series, this unique collection presents:
    • Pedro A. Noguera and Alan M. Blankstein on essential questions and themes
    • Delores B. Lindsey and Randall B. Lindsey on culturally proficient equity audits
    • Antoinette Mitchell on the knowledge base for teaching diverse learners in big-city schools

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    Evidence-Based Reading Practices

    In this volume some of the biggest names in reading research share what they know about today’s hottest topic in education–Response to Intervention (RTI), the key to helping struggling students before they fall behind. More than 30 expert contributors reveal what the latest research says about RTI’s Three-Tier Aproach: the core reading program for all students, supplementary instruction for children with early reading difficulties, and intensive intervention for children who still struggle.Educators will
    • pinpoint essential features of effective reading instruction

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