Strategies For Teaching Learners With Special Needs by Edward A. PollowayStrategies For Teaching Learners With Special Needs by Edward A. Polloway

Strategies For Teaching Learners With Special Needs

byEdward A. Polloway, James R. Patton, Loretta Serna

Paperback | July 31, 2012

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A classic in the field, the tenth edition of Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs offers the most comprehensive look at how to teach students with mild/high incidence disabilities. Balancing elementary and secondary teaching strategies, the text introduces critical areas of concern for special educators, includes a new chapter on curriculum development and launches into strategies for teaching students specific content areas.


This edition includes separate chapters on science and social studies, updated chapters on reading and written language, and an expanded focus on transitions and functional academics. Throughout each chapter, culturally responsive practices are highlighted, technology rich solutions are explored, and formal assessment instruments are summarized so readers learn how to help students with special needs succeed in inclusive educational environments. 

Edward A Polloway is the Rosel H Schewel Distinguished Prof. of education at Lynchburg College where he also serves as VP for Community Advancement and Dean of Graduate Studies. He completed his bachelor's degree at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania and his graduate degrees at the University of Virginia. He is the author of over 100 p...
Title:Strategies For Teaching Learners With Special NeedsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.9 × 7.9 × 0.59 inPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132626152

ISBN - 13:9780132626156


Table of Contents


1.     Special Education: An Introduction to Instruction

2.     Curriculum Development, Effective Instruction, and Classroom Adaptations

3.     Strategies for Classroom Management and Behavioral Support


Part II: Content Areas

4.     Spoken Language

5.     Reading: World Recognition

6.     Reading: Comprehension

7.     Written Language

8.     Mathematics Instruction

9.     Science

10.   Social Studies


Part III: Critical Skills

11.  Study Skills

12.  Social Competence and Self-Determination Skills

13.  Functional Academics and Career Development

14.  Career Development and Transition