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Elizabeth Farrell and the History of Special Education, 2nd ed.

This is the inspirational story of a genuine American hero: the woman who “created” special education and devoted her life to making a difference in the lives of children and American public schooling. Elizabeth Farrell was the founder of the first “ungraded” class in U.S. public schools, the developer of the basic principles and concepts under which special education still ...

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Elizabeth Farrell and the History of Special Education

This is the inspirational story of a genuine American hero – the woman who “created” special education and devoted her life to making a difference in the lives of children and American public schooling. Elizabeth Farrell was the founder of the first ungraded class in U.S. public schools, the developer of the basic principles and concepts under which special education ...

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Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Classroom Management

Classroom management is critical to successful teaching, but many K–12 teachers struggle with it. Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Classroom Management distills the research into easy-to-implement strategies teachers can use to promote a productive and safe learning environment. Chapters provide evidence-based guidelines for implementing classwide prevention strategies, token economies, group contingencies, and self-management interventions. Procedures for evaluating intervention effectiveness and individualizing ...

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DEC Recommended Practices: Family. Knowing Families, Tailoring Practices, Building Capacity

The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices provide guidance to families and professionals about the most effective ways to improve learning outcomes and promote development of young children, birth through age 5, who have, or are at risk for, developmental delays or disabilities. Family: Knowing Families, Tailoring Practices, Building Capacity is the third edition of the DEC Recommended Practices ...

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How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction: Resources for Grades K-3

Tens of thousands of K-3 teachers have relied on this book—now revised and expanded with more than 50% new material—to plan and deliver effective literacy instruction tailored to each student’s needs. The authors provide a detailed framework for implementing differentiated small-group instruction over multi-week cycles. Each component of the beginning reading program is addressed—phonological awareness, word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, and ...

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Differentiated Reading Instruction: Strategies and Technology Tools to Help All Students Improve

Learn how tech tools can make it easier to differentiate reading instruction, so you can reach all of your students and help them increase their fluency and comprehension. This practical guide brings together evidence-based principles for differentiated reading instruction and user-friendly tech tools, to help students grow as readers. Differentiated Reading Instruction includes guidance on using text-to-speech tools, developing tech-based ...

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CEC Professional Library

Continually updated to include CEC’s most recent and relevant publications, the CEC Professional Library is an essential collection of foundational work in the field of special education. This collection is an essential reference and resource for teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators. The set includes: What Every Special Educator Must Know: Professional Ethics and Standards (aka: The Red Book, 2016) A Principal’s Guide ...

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Demystifying Transition Assessment

Assessment is the cornerstone of every good transition plan. Now there’s a book that demystifies the what, when, why, and how of collecting transition assessment data—and using the results to help students with disabilities prepare for adulthood. Demystifying Transition Assessment will help you choose assessments appropriate for each situation and student, in seven key areas: academics, self-determination, employment, community living, ...

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Environment: Promoting Meaningful Access, Participation, and Inclusion

The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices provide guidance to families and professionals about the most effective ways to improve learning outcomes and promote development of young children, birth through age 5, who have or are at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. Environment: Promoting Meaningful Access, Participation, and Inclusion offers professionals and families multiple ways to implement the ...

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Social Studies & Exceptional Learners

Even as students with disabilities are more fully included in general education settings, there is a significant lack of resources on teaching social studies to these exceptional learners. This book fills that important gap. In Social Studies & Exceptional Learners, Darren Minarik and Timothy Lintner bring together the latest research in special education and social studies in this easy-to-use guide ...

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IEPs for ELs and Other Diverse Learners

High-quality IEPs are fundamental for guiding the educational process of and developing goals for students who require special education services. English learners (ELs) and other students with learning, emotional, or behavioral disabilities present unique challenges to educators responsible for referring, assessing, and placing them. IEPs for ELs provides educators with numerous research-based strategies and examples of how to write effective ...

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Functional Communication Training for Problem Behavior

Children and adolescents with moderate and severe disabilities often have communication challenges that lead them to use problem behavior to convey their desires. Functional Communication Training delineates an individualized instructional approach that teaches children socially acceptable communicative alternatives to aggression, tantrums, self-injury, and other unconventional behaviors. The authors provide accessible, empirically based guidelines for implementing FCT, and tips for overcoming ...

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