"All general education teachers should have this book in their personal libraries!"
—Laurie Emery, Principal, Old Vail Middle School, AZ
"Beverley Johns answers questions that all teachers have had. I especially like her personal examples and the '3 x 5' summaries in each chapter."
—Beverly Leavitt, Special Education Teacher and Education Diagnostician, Round Lake Area Schools, IL
"This excellent reference is ideal for both new and veteran teachers, and is an easy and enjoyable read."
—Diane Callahan, Retired Science Teacher, Fairfield Middle School, West Chester, OH
Optimize success for ALL students with quick and easy adaptations!
Award-winning educator Beverley Holden Johns offers a valuable collection of modifications and accommodations for students with special needs. Busy teachers can put these proven strategies to use immediately with minimal time and expense. The author shares her extensive experience in inclusive settings through concise "3 x 5 card" summaries and relevant examples, in concert with:
- Hundreds of adaptations for lectures, worksheets, vocabulary instruction, student response, testing, and the classroom environment
- Practical coverage of the legal basis for adaptations, including current updates
- The role of adaptations in Individualized Education Programs
This book is invaluable for teachers who are new to working with students with special needs. All teachers will gain fresh ideas and discover how applying adaptations can snowball into increased student engagement and optimized learning.