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Author Lindberg, Jill A., author.

Title Common-sense classroom management for special education teachers, grades K-5 / Jill A. Lindberg, Judith Walker-Wied, Kristin M. Forjan Beckwith
Published Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Chapter 1 -- Getting Organized; Student Information; Supplies and Materials; Your Desk and Surrounding Area; Forms and Schedules; Room Arrangement; Chapter 2 -- Organizing Students; Adequate Storage; Teaching Time-Savers; Student Desk Organization; Mailboxes; Routines and Rules; Classroom Buddies; Chapter 3 -- Classroom and Behavior Management; Whole-Class Management; Considerations for Students with Special Education Needs; Managing Small Groups; Developing Appropriate and Easily Implemented Behavior Programs
Accessing the General Education CurriculumTransition Times; Special Education Instructional Planning; Your Involvement in the General Education Classroom; Chapter 6 -- Record Keeping and Information Management; Creating a System; Finding Time to Complete Paperwork; IEPs and Progress Reports; Report Cards and Grading; Chapter 7 -- Legal Issues; IDEA Reauthorization; Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA); Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP); Manifestation Determination; Student and Parent Rights; Suspensions; Chapter 8 -- Working with Families; Before You Contact Families
Chapter 11 -- Working with AdministrationUnderstanding Your Principal's View of Special Education in Your School; Communicating with Your Principal; Principal Observations and Evaluations; Professional Development; What is a Professional Learning Community?; Chapter 12 -- Working within Your School Community; Becoming Part of the Team; Teacher Buddies and Mentors; To Socialize or Not to Socialize; The Teachers' Room; Ask for Help, Offer to Help; Other Supports for New Teachers; Suggested Readings; References; Index
Developing and Monitoring Behavior Intervention PlansIncentive Programs; Negative Consequences; When You Must Discipline; Chapter 4 -- Special Education Instructional Planning; The IEP and Planning; Grouping Students; Finding Appropriate Materials; Independent Work; The IEP and Assistive Technology; Using Assistive Technology as a Learning Support; Chapter 5 -- General Education Instructional Planning; Coordinating Efforts with the General Education Teacher and Support Staff; Planning for Academic and Behavioral Success; Coteaching and Coplanning; Adapting Lessons
Establishing a Positive RelationshipOngoing Communication; IEP Meetings; Parent Conferences; Documentation; Assistance from School Support Staff; Chapter 9 -- Working with Support Staff; The IEP and Support Staff Involvement; Support from the Special Education Administrative Staff; Support from the School Psychologist; Support from the School Social Worker; Support from the Speech and Language Pathologist; Other Support Staff; Chapter 10 -- Working with Teacher Assistants; Making a Schedule; Communication; Presenting a United Front; Assigning Responsibilities; Discussing Concerns
Summary This practical guide gives teachers simple strategies for organizing their classrooms and pacing their day to ensure that learners with special needs experience success
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 6, 2015)
Subject Classroom management -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Special education -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Classroom management.
EDUCATION / Administration / General
EDUCATION / Organizations & Institutions
Special education.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Forjan Beckwith, Kristin M., author.
Walker-Wied, Judith, author.
ISBN 1483361527