Pupils with Learning Difficulties in Mainstream Schools  book cover
1st Edition

Pupils with Learning Difficulties in Mainstream Schools

ISBN 9781853465864
Published April 20, 2000 by David Fulton Publishers
96 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 2000. Written with the newly-qualified or student teacher in mind, the nature of this highly accessible book considers the nature of learning difficulties and the impact of legislation and policy on the teaching and learning of pupils with a wide range of special educational needs in the mainstream classroom. The authors offer practical solutions to the many challenges facing teachers of inclusive settings, and individual chapters provide the reader with guidance on: meeting special needs appropriately in inclusive educational settings; effective access to the curriculum; classroom organisation and management to support pupils; staff roles and responsibilities and staff development. The writers are also sensitive to the views and experiences of pupils and how these can enhance opportunities for good quality learning. Teachers and students will find this book an essential companion.

Table of Contents

Part I Rationale and Framework for Teaching and Learning; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Responsive Curriculum; Part II Classroom Practice; Chapter 3 Identifying Learning Needs; Chapter 4 Learning Styles and Learning how to Learn; Chapter 5 Teaching Approaches; Chapter 6 Organisation for Learning; Chapter 7 Communications;

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Christina Tilstone, (Author) Christopher Robertson (Author) , Jill Porter (Author) , Penny Lacey (Author), (in association with the School of Education, The University of Birmingham)