The Educator's Handbook For Inclusive School Practices by Julie CaustonThe Educator's Handbook For Inclusive School Practices by Julie Causton

The Educator's Handbook For Inclusive School Practices

byJulie Causton, Chelsea Tracy-bronsonEditorJulie Causton

Paperback | July 2, 2015

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As more K-12 schools move toward inclusion, how can general and special educators work together to create warm, welcoming classrooms where all students learn and belong? Discover practical answers in this friendly, down-to-earth teacher's guide. Filled with ready-to-use teaching tips, insights from inclusive educators, and examples that relate directly to everyday classroom experiences, this book will help general and special educators collaborate effectively and build a great "toolbox" of strategies to support all learners within inclusive classrooms. With this highly motivating guidebook close at hand, new and seasoned educators will create engaging, exciting, and joyful inclusive classrooms that support social and academic success for all.


STRATEGIES THAT HELP TEACHERS:
  • ensure that all students haveaccess to the general education curriculumin the least restrictive environment
  • presume competenceand recognize every student'¬'¢s unique strengths
  • meet students' individual learning needs withdifferentiated lessonsand innovativeacademic supports
  • team up and collaborate with other educators and professionalsto make the most of everyone's expertise
  • distinguish anIEPfrom a504 plan, and develop and implement both appropriately
  • support students who have behavior challenges with a classroom-widepositive behavior supportsystem
  • promoteacademic and social inclusionin the classroom and in recreational spaces, from the playground to the lunchroom
  • supervise the important work ofparaprofessionals
  • avoid burnout withself&#45care strategiesandstress-busters

PRACTICAL RESOURCES:Planning tools and checklists to help you identify student strengths, develop IEPs, plan lessons, strengthen co-teaching, choose modifications and accommodations, and more.

Click here to watch a recording of Dr. Causton's webinar - The Role of the Paraprofessional in the Inclusive Class



Download a free and printable 'Educator's job description' poster for your classroom



Julie Causton, Ph.D.,is an expert in creating and maintaining inclusive schools. She is an associate professor in the Inclusive Special Education Program at Syracuse University. She teaches courses on inclusion, differentiation, special education law and collaboration. Her published works have appeared in such journals asExceptional Ch...
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Title:The Educator's Handbook For Inclusive School PracticesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 2, 2015Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598579258

ISBN - 13:9781598579253

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Table of Contents

About the Forms
About the Authors
Foreword (Cheryl M. Jorgensen)
Preface
Acknowledgments


  1. The General and Special Educator
  2. Inclusive Education
  3. Special Education
  4. Rethinking Students: Presuming Competence
  5. Collaborating with Others: Working within a Team
  6. Providing Academic Supports
  7. Providing Behavioral Supports
  8. Providing Social Supports: Standing Back
  9. Supporting and Supervising Paraprofessionals
  10. Supporting You, Supporting Them: Caring for Yourself


References
Index