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Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching, Meeting the Challenge of Diversity in the Classroom, Peter Westwood

This new edition of Inclusive and Adaptive Teaching from bestselling author Peter Westwood continues to provide a range of practical strategies for advancing the learning and development of all students in inclusive classrooms
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1. Inclusive education: How far have we come? -- Potential benefits of inclusion -- Inclusive schooling: Elusive but achievable -- How far have we come? -- From integration to inclusion -- Inclusive education today -- Factors important for successful inclusion -- Remaining dilemmas and tensions created by inclusion -- Resources -- 2. Diversity in the classroom -- Diversity -- Educationally significant differences -- Intelligence -- Aptitude and talent -- Intellectually and academically gifted learners -- Socio-economic status -- Culture and ethnicity -- Language proficiency, and English as a second or additional language -- Disabilities -- Gender -- Gender identity and sexual orientation -- Resources -- 3. Exceptionality -- Gifted and talented students -- Students with learning difficulties -- Students with intellectual disability -- Autism spectrum disorder -- Students with sensory impairments -- Students with physical disabilities -- Students with speech and language disorders -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder -- Behavior disorders -- Other exceptionalities -- Resources -- 4. Adapting curriculum content -- What do we mean by 'curriculum'? -- Objectives and standards -- National Curricula -- Curriculum decision making -- Adapting the curriculum -- Modifying content -- Differentiating learning objectives -- Universal Design for Learning: A brave ideal as yet to be realized -- Beyond the content-based curriculum -- Ongoing issues -- Resources -- 5. Adapting teaching methods -- Overview of teaching methods -- Teacher-directed and explicit methods -- Interactive whole-class teaching -- Direct Instruction -- Adaptations within a teacher-directed approach -- Student-centered methods -- Adapting student-centered approaches
Literary Form
non fiction
Third edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (141 pages)
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