“Karten clarifies the context for inclusive education and offers a vast array of curricular and instructional strategies that support not only the learning and inclusion of students with disabilities, but the learning and inclusion of ALL students. This friendly and accessible book can be put into action immediately in any classroom.”
—Jacqueline Thousand, Professor
California State University, San Marcos
“I am convinced that every teacher should read this book, because then they would understand the concept of meeting the needs of all students. Thank you, Toby, for providing a useful tool for obtaining high standards.”
—Jamie Roden, Special Services Coordinator
Hartselle City Schools, AL
The one-stop resource for the inclusive classroom—updated to address new legislation and current research-based strategies!
Are you ready to make inclusion work in your classroom? Now in its second edition, this best-selling guide shows how teachers can help students of all abilities learn, collaborate, and achieve.
With an interactive, teacher-friendly approach, this comprehensive handbook includes new information on national mandates affecting special education and a wealth of teaching strategies supported by the latest research. Developed for K–12 general education and special education teachers, this reference: Describes how recent amendments to ADA and IDEIA are changing teaching practices; Discusses accommodations, RTI, and different abilities; Shows how to adapt teaching strategies, curriculum, and assessment to support inclusion and a learning environment that respects the abilities of all learners; Provides numerous, classroom-ready examples of universal design for learning (UDL), understanding by design (UBD), IEPs, and other essential tools for inclusive instruction; Guides readers in understanding and addressing a wide range of social, emotional, and behavioral issues; Offers technology-driven classroom activities and resources to maximize student performance
Gain the knowledge and methods you need to transform your classroom into a more inclusive environment!