Library Holiday Hours and Corner
In observance of the holidays at the end of the year, the library will be closed from Monday, December 26, 2016 through Friday, January 6, 2017. We will re-open on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Happy Holidays Everybody!!
- Bateman, D., & Cline, J. L. (2016). A teacher's guide to special education. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.
A Teacher's Guide to Special Education is 182 pages of practical advice from a professor and a special education administrator with decades of combined experience in the field of disabilities. Both authors have spent many years in schools as special educators working with students with disabilities.
This book offers a look at what general educators need to know about the laws and processes found in special education and includes best practices for instruction in inclusive classrooms. The examples, action steps and more will boost the confidence of K-12 general education teachers who find themselves supporting students receiving special education services. Topics include the pre-referral, referral, and evaluation processes; individualized education programs (IEPs) and the parties involved; accommodations for students who do not qualify for special education; including those covered by Section 504 and more!
- Meyer, A., Rose, D. H., & Gordon, D. T. (2014). Universal design for learning: Theory and practice. Wakefield, MA: CAST Professional Publishing.
Universal design for learning: Theory and practice is a 200-page guide written for educators to build their understanding of the tenets of universal design for learning (UDL). Published by CAST professional publishing, the authors are co-founders of the publishing company and a couple of them also authored the universal design for learning principles and framework in the 1990s.
This book offers a comprehensive look at the principles and practices of UDL. It includes new insights drawn on research and implementation from the past decade. Tons of free online videos and "dig deeper" sections are offered throughout the book to help explain and enrich the text.
- Orelove, F. P., Sobsey, R., & Gilles, D. L. (2017). Educating students with severe and multiple disabilities: A collaborative approach. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
Educating students with severe and multiple disabilities: A collaborative approach is a 552-page fifth edition of a bestselling textbook that offers a thoroughly updated, and streamlined version. Written for both current and future educators, this book is packed with research and teaching strategies in a team-based, collaborative approach. Folks from special education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, communication, counseling, and pediatrics fields all had a hand in this edition. New to this edition are chapters on teaching strategies and transition to adulthood, cutting-edge information on assistive technology and understanding challenging behaviors, case stories at the start of each chapter, and more!
These new materials may be borrowed from the Library at the Institute. To check out materials, contact the Library at 800-437-7924, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit us at 1905 North Range Road in Bloomington.