You're welcome: 30 innovative ideas for the inclusive classroom

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Heinemann Educ Books, 2007 - Education - 108 pages
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  Three handbooks; 30 key ideas presented in small, smart packages; all the information necessary to start making inclusion work effectively. Whether you're a general educator, a special educator, an administrator, a therapist, or a family team member, You're Welcome presents the thinking you'll need to open your classrooms to all students.   You're Welcome is divided into three handbooks that address the most important educational frameworks at the heart of inclusive schooling:
  • Differentiating Instruction
  • Collaboration and Teaming
  • Positive and Peaceful Behavior Supports
  Each book contains ten big ideas that provide the most pertinent information for understanding and supporting diverse learners. Schwarz and Kluth distill the research and best practices behind inclusion into concise, actionable nuggets for professional learning that include:
  • classroom structures
  • instructional strategies
  • organizational principles and activities
  • lesson ideas
  • examples from real schools
  • recommended print and Web resources.
  Get answers to frequently asked questions about crucial topics such as coteaching, team building, collaborating with students, integrating the IEP into the general education curriculum, creating personalized learning agendas, and writing sensitive and responsive behavior plans. Read You're Welcome and discover a powerful tool for implementing educational practices that provide meaningful help for students with a range of diverse abilities, needs, gifts, and struggles as they achieve effective educational gains. 

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About the author (2007)

Dr. Patrick Schwarz is a dynamic and engaging professor, author, motivational speaker and leader in Education (Inclusive Education, Special Education, General Education, Educational Leadership) and Human Services. He is a professor at National-Louis University, Chicago. Patrick's company is Creative Culture Consulting LLC. He is the author of From Disability to Possibility, as well as three other books coauthored with Paula Kluth: You're Welcome, Just Give Him the Whale, and Pedro's Whale. His latest title is From Possibility to Success. Visit Patrick online at http://www.patrickschwarz.com.

Paula Kluth is the coauthor of the Heinemann title You're Welcome (2007). A leading independent scholar and consultant on the subjects of inclusive schooling, differentiated instruction, and autism, she is the author of "You're Going to Love This Kid": Educating Students with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms (2003) and the lead editor for Access to Academics: Critical Approaches to Inclusive Curriculum, Instruction, and Policy (with Doug Biklen and Diana Straut, 2003). Paula presents her findings and ideas for instruction in professional development settings nationwide. Visit her online at www.paulakluth.com..