Teaching today requires understanding the individual differences of all students in your classroom. Tap into all kinds of minds with these resources, chosen to meet the special needs of every student.


All Kinds of Minds
To surmount learning differences, teachers, parents, and students alike must be taught how to recognize, understand, and manage both strengths and weaknesses brain functions.

Block Play for All Children
Suggestions for helping children with disabilities enjoy this important early childhood learning area.

Building a Bridge to Special Students
One teacher's story of how her fourth graders developed understanding and, ultimately, friendship with the Special-Ed kids in their school.

Empowering the Reader in Every Child by Michael F. Opitz
The case for flexible grouping when teaching reading

Every Kid Can! by Julie Wood
Technology offers a range of options to help you meet special needs in your classroom.

How Hard Can This Be?
In the author's workshops, participants wind up frustrated, angry, and in tears — and finally understand what having a learning disability means.

I Can Twirl the Rope
Inclusion involving a behaviorally or academically challenged child can be a source of frustration. But one child, shows classmates that the benefits of inclusion can be priceless.

Unbeatable Ways to Reach Your LEP Students
Teachers share their strategies for teaching second-language learners in the regular classroom

Reading Clinic
Most children who lag in reading can make progress if they have a combination of help in the classroom and one-on-one tutoring.

Turning the Tide
Find it hard to believe that a school district could raise the reading scores of struggling students by as much as two grade levels each year? Orange County, Florida, has — and the stunning achievement continues.

Saving James
An advocate of Reading Recovery talks about the highly structured program — and the hope it brings to every child who struggles with the word, every teacher who yearns for his success.

Respect for Parents
Positive communication with parents and caregivers helps you understand and handle a child's special needs.


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