Practical Ideas That Really Work for Secondary Students in Inclusive Classrooms is the latest addition to an existing series of eight other “Practical Ideas” books. It’s designed for educators and other school-based professionals in assisting secondary students (Grades 6-12) in general education classrooms that have mild to moderate disabilities or are struggling learners. “Struggling learners” may include those with English language barriers, cultural diversity, or economic disadvantages.
This kit contains:
- Evaluation Form with a Rating Scale and Ideas Matrix — A criterion-referenced screening assessment that thoroughly identifies a student’s academic problem areas (1) Before Instruction, (2) During Instruction, and (3) After Instruction. Each scale consists of five items, with a possible score range from 0 to 15; the lower the score, the more significant are the student’s learning needs. The Ideas Matrix provides a systematic way of linking the results of the Rating Scale to specific interventions that tailor to each student’s specific needs.
- Resource Manual — Contains 36 fun intervention ideas such as Warm It Up; Word Clues; Roll a Question, Tell an Answer; Easy as Pie, Tough as Nails; Socratic Starter; Think Out Loud;Develop a Rubric that are sure to stimulate students and improve their performance in school. Each practical idea is accompanied by helpful examples, illustrations, and handy tips designed for easy implementation; most come with reproducible masters.