Students at Risk: Solutions to Classroom Challenges (Paperback)Cheryl Duquette (author)
Paperback Published: 15/01/2001
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The modern classroom includes students with a great variety of talents, skills and challenges. Students at Risk promotes thoughtful observation of students and creation of unique action plans to meet the learning needs of all students. In this remarkable book teachers will gain the confidence to turn their informed observation into a plan of action, implementation, and assessment that meets individual student needs. This valuable handbook will help teachers recognize problems that a teacher can and should address. Teachers will learn to better identify and work with children with learning disabilities, behavioural disorders, development disabilities, visual and hearing impairment and many forms of low incidence disabilities. They will find classroom techniques to use with students who have not been formally identified as being exceptionally gifted. Teachers will also find strategies for implementing and reviewing an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for those students that have been identified. The recommended practices in this remarkable book are at the core of effective, responsive teaching. Teachers will find the background and information they need to create a more effective learning environment. * Compelling case studies that reveal insights and include a reasoned action plan. * Thorough exploration students with learning disabilities and behavioural problems. * Valuable checklists to help identify exceptional students and monitor learning goals. * Constructive suggestions for dealing with behavioural and academic challenges. * Useful ways to make remediation or enrichment part of classroom instruction. This inspiring blend of the specific and the general includes many examples that put a human face to exceptionalities. This timely book gives teachers the tools they need to make the classroom a comfortable place for all children.
Publisher: Pembroke Publishing Ltd
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 210 x 211 x 8 mm
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