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Author Mastropieri, Margo A., 1951-

Title A practical guide for teaching science to students with special needs in inclusive settings / Margo A. Mastropieri, Thomas E. Scruggs
Published Austin, Texas : Pro-Ed, [1993]


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 MELB  371.90443 Mas/Pgf  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 356 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents I. Characteristics of disabilities and implications for mainstreaming in science classes. General characteristics -- Learning disabilities -- Communication disorders -- Mental retardation -- Emotional disturbances -- Hearing impairments -- Visual impairments -- Physical disabilities. II. General mainstreaming strategies. Time and resource management -- Effective instruction -- Cooperative learning -- Peer assistance and peer tutoring -- Evaluation -- Strategies for managing classroom behavior -- Strategies for improving attention -- Strategies for improving memory -- Mainstreaming students with reading difficulties -- Improving note-taking, study skills, and test-taking skills -- Strategies for improving motivation and affect -- Instructional media -- Computer-assisted instruction -- Field trips and demonstrations
III. Guidelines for implementing specific science activities in maintream settings. Introduction to part 3: recommendations for all activities -- Measuring and pouring -- Charting, graphing, and recording data -- Observing, classifying, and predicting -- Mapping activities -- Invention and discovery activities -- Assembling kits and models -- Human anatomy -- Activities with plants and animals -- Activities with microscopes -- Water activities -- Powders, mixtures, and solutions -- Weather activities -- Rocks, minerals, and fossils -- Earth science/landform activities -- Astronomy activities -- Magnetism and electricity activities -- Force and motion activities -- Physics of sound -- Solids/Liquids/Gases -- Light and color
Notes Bibliography: p. 301-313
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-313) and index
Subject Children with disabilities -- Education -- Science.
Children with disabilities -- Education.
Mainstreaming in education -- United States.
Mainstreaming in education.
Science -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Science -- Study and teaching.
Special education -- United States.
Teachers of children with disabilities -- Training of -- United States.
Author Scruggs, Thomas E., 1948-
ISBN 0890796114 (paperback)