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This second edition of Inclusion Strategies for Secondary Classrooms helps teachers access specific findings that target students with disabilities secondary classrooms. Providing a quick resource of research-supported strategies, M. C. Gore offers field-tested and teacher-friendly approaches to understanding the levels and stages of learning for students with disabilities.
An updated revision of the bestselling book Successful Inclusion Strategies for Secondary and Middle School Teachers, this book: Addresses the reauthorization of IDEA 2004 and the full impact of NCLB on special education; Highlights how the strategies in this book can be incorporated in all levels of RTI; Includes expanded discussion of Universal Design for Learning
Chapter 1: The Letters Behind the Book
The Letters Behind the Book
The young teacher education major furrowed his brow and frowned at me. “I'm going to be a high school history teacher, not a special ed. teacher. Why should I worry about inclusion strategies? After all, special education teachers are paid to work with kids who can't learn! Not me!” I smiled and thought to myself, I've got a long way to go with this youngster!
Every semester that I teach secondary and middle school teacher-education interns, I have to explain why a class on teaching students with exceptional learning needs in the general education classroom is required. I understand the question. The students who ask me were educated in school systems in which “those kids” went somewhere ...