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Inclusive and adaptive teaching : meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom / Peter Westwood.

Inclusive and adaptive teaching : meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom / Peter Westwood.
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Record Number 17346
ISBN 9780415811842 (pbk.)
Location 371.9 WES
Author Westwood, Peter S. (Peter Stuart), 1936-
Title Inclusive and adaptive teaching : meeting the challenge of diversity in the classroom / Peter Westwood. [BOOK]
Published London : Routledge, 2013.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013.
Collation x, 108 pages ; 26 cm.
Content types text
Carrier type volume
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note Machine generated contents note: 1.The philosophy of inclusive schooling -- Defining inclusive education -- Principles underpinning inclusion -- Potential benefits of inclusion -- Is inclusion effective? -- Factors important for successful inclusion -- Problems, dilemmas and tensions created by inclusion -- Obstacles to inclusion -- Online and print resources -- 2.Diversity in the classroom -- Educationally significant differences -- Intelligence -- Gender -- Socioeconomic status -- Culture -- Language -- Learning style -- Aptitude -- Disabilities -- Online and print resources -- 3.Exceptionality -- Gifted and talented students -- Students with learning difficulties -- Students with intellectual disability -- Students with autism -- Students with sensory impairments -- Students with physical disabilities -- Students with speech and language disorders -- Other exceptionalities -- Online and print resources -- 4.Adapting curriculum content -- Conceptualizing curriculum --
Contents note continued: The phenomenon of National Curricula -- Adapting the curriculum: general issues -- Modifying content -- Universal Design for Learning -- Curriculum decision making -- Differentiating learning objectives -- Alternative curricula for students with intellectual disability -- Dilemmas associated with curriculum adaptation -- Online and print resources -- 5.Adapting teaching methods -- Teaching methods -- Teacher-directed methods -- Adaptations within a teacher-directed approach -- The role of homework -- Student-centred methods -- Adapting student-centred approaches -- Benefits from adaptive teaching -- Online and print resources -- 6.Adapting teaching resources -- Multiple representations -- Print materials -- Adapting textbooks -- Adapting worksheets, instruction cards and study notes -- An example of differentiated worksheet items -- Adapting non-print resources -- E-learning -- Assistive technology -- Online and print resources --
Contents note continued: 7.Assessment of learning -- Teachers' approach to assessment -- Objectives-based assessment -- Multiple methods for assessment -- Modifying learning tasks and student outputs -- Modifying assessment materials and procedures -- Modifications for students with vision impairment -- Modifications for students with impaired hearing -- Modifications for students with physical disability -- Modifications for students with learning disabilities -- Modifications for students with intellectual disability -- Dynamic assessment -- Adapting grading methods and feedback -- Online and print resources -- 8.Accessing and utilizing support -- Supportive school policies -- Sources of support -- Peer tutoring -- Support from staff -- Paraprofessionals -- Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) -- Special education support teachers -- Regional support -- Organizations and agencies -- Parental involvement -- Volunteers -- Mentors -- Online and print resources.
Topical Term Educational equalization
Inclusive education
Mainstreaming in education
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