9781412963176

Special Education in Contemporary Society : An Introduction to Exceptionality

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412963176

  • ISBN 10:

    1412963176

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/08/2008
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Special Education in Contemporary Society, Third Edition, provides a highly readable and research-based introduction to special education. Author Richard M. Gargiulo believes that teachers need more than just academic knowledge about exceptionality-they need an awareness and understanding of the human side of exceptional students and their families. This comprehensive text with a 'œpeople-first' approach gives preservice teachers a firsthand look into the lives of exceptional children, their families, and their mentors. Key Features Provides 'œFirst Person' boxes and chapter-opening narratives that share the honest and engaging experiences of individuals with disabilities and their families Includes new content on deaf-blindness and RTI (Response to Intervention) Features new 'œEffective Instructional Practices' boxes with targeted teaching strategies and suggestions Provides INTASC and CEC standards and chapter-by-chapter integration grids in the appendixes as well as end-of-chapter 'œReflecting on Standards' exercises tied to the CEC knowledge and skill standards Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries- Qualified instructors can request these materials by calling SAGE Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243), 6am'5pm, PT . Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM include a computerized test bank, PowerPoint slides, teaching tips, and more. A DVD featuring  video segments on key topics , such as RTI, Co-Teaching, and Differentiated Instruction, are also available to promote discussion and student learning in the classroom. A comprehensive Companion Site at www.sagepub.com/gargiulo3estudy features student and instructor resource materials, including chapter quizzes, full-text SAGE journal articles and activities, e-flashcards, and more.

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