Inclusion of Learners With Exceptionalities in Canadian Schools
Now in its sixth edition, Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools is an outstanding introduction to inclusive education in Canada. In keeping with Canada's commitment to inclusive education, this text examines positive ways of including children of all needs and abilities in the regular classroom. Author and educator, Nancy Hutchinson draws on her extensive experience educating students to help shape the skills and strategies future teachers need to create an inclusive classroom by individualizing learning for each student regardless of their exceptionality. KEY TOPICS: Introduction So You Want to Be a Teacher;Inclusive Education: The Canadian Experience;The Teacher's Role in an Inclusive Classroom;Exceptional Students: Learning and Behaviour Exceptionalities, and Mental Health Challenges;Exceptional Students: Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder;Exceptional Students: Communication Exceptionalities, Physical Exceptionalities, and Chronic Health Conditions;Teaching for Diversity: Including Indigenous Students, Students from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds, and Students at Risk;Climate, Community, and Classroom Management for Student Well-Being;Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Differentiated Instruction (DI);Differentiating Assessment and Using Assessment to Differentiate Teaching;Enhancing Social Relations;Enhancing Transitions for Children and Youth Identified as Exceptional and those At-Risk;Thriving as a Teacher: Your Mental Health MARKET: Appropriate for Introduction to Special Education courses.
Pearson Canada, 2019