Curriculum Adaptations for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems: Differentiating Instruction to Meet Diverse Needs

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PRO-ED, 2005 - Business & Economics - 149 pages
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This popular book in its third edition shows inclusive and special educators in elementary and special education how to adapt curricula for students with diverse needs. The contents of this updated and expanded edition reflect the most current and practical adaptation issues necessary to successfully differentiate curriculum and instruction for students with learning and behavior problems including adapting curriculum for English language learners (ELLs) with special needs; response to instruction and adaptations; NCLB; standards-based education and IEP development and implementation; and collaboration to differentiate instruction in inclusive settings. This book provides a process and specific techniques for selecting and implementing curricular adaptations for students who need accommodations in their programs. It was written for inclusive and special educators who face the daily challenges of implementing curriculum for students who require adaptations to differentiated learning in content, strategies, or management techniques.

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StandardsBased Education for Students with
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Inclusive Education
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Identifying Curriculum Adaptation Needs
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About the author (2005)

John J. Hoover is a former K-12 special education teacher for students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavior disorders in several states in the Midwest, West, and Southwest. Publications include his forthcoming book, "Differentiating Learning Differences from Learning and Behavioral Disabilities: Teaching diverse learners through multi-tiered response to intervention" (Allyn & Bacon), and recent books coauthored/coeditedinclude "Methods for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners "(Pearson Merrill); "Curriculum Adaptations for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems: Differentiating instruction to meet diverse needs "(Pro-Ed); and "Teaching Study Skills to Students with Learning Problems" (Pro-Ed). His forthcoming tests include the "Early Literacy Measure" (Pro-Ed) and the "Behavior Skills Rating System" (Pro-Ed). He earned a BA in elementary and special education (mental retardation), an MA in learning disabilities and emotional disorders with an emphasis in reading, and a PHD in curriculum, specializing in special education.

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