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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

Increasing Learning Using Textbook Guides
Increasing learning using textbook guides

As we noted in the last chapter, many textbooks actually create barriers to students' learning. Textbook study guides are keys to helping students with ELN access the Knowledge, Comprehension, and Analytical domains. In general, study guides help students by providing (1) an encoding function that causes them to process information deeply and (2) an external storage function that provides access to information that is not yet stored in long-term memory.

Study guides are explicit and structured cognitive frameworks that help motivate students to read textbooks and assist them in focusing their attention on what the teacher considers most important. Study guides can increase perception by providing for the multicoding of information. They also ensure that students discriminate ...

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