This book presents teaching principles useful to general high school educators and special educators working with students demonstrating a variety of academic, behavioral, and social needs in secondary schools.
Instructional Methods for Adolescents with Learning and Behavior Problems continues to fill a void in the textbook arena by presenting a comprehensive package of teaching techniques useful in helping secondary special educators develop and implement instruction that is appropriate for all students. The diversity of the needs of secondary students with disabilities and the challenge of providing appropriate educational services in general education settings places unique demands on students and their teachers, and this text provides much-needed information and support.
This textbook (a revised edition of ) describes special education methods that promote skills that may generalize to adult life. The teaching model can be used to evaluate learner characteristics, establish goals, implement education strategies, and modify interventions. Special attention is paid to the social difficulties faced by adolescents, the availability of community resources, curriculum needs, post-secondary opportunities, and classroom management. Chapters concentrate on educational perspectives in secondary special education, general instructional approaches, and instruction in basic and functional skills. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)