Exceptional Students: Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century provides balanced coverage of the foundations of exceptionalities future teachers need to know to understand their students and responsibilities. The third edition has been further updated to reflect the role of the special educator, while continuing to address the role of the general educator in serving special populations. Instructors and students can access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.
Part 1 Special Education: Fundamentals and Processes
CHAPTER 1: An Overview of Special Education
CHAPTER 2: The Special Education Process: From Initial Identification to the Delivery of Services
CHAPTER 3: School, Family, and Community Collaboration
Part 2 IDEA High Prevalence Exceptionalities: Foundations and Instruction
CHAPTER 4: Students with Learning Disabilities
CHAPTER 5: Students with Intellectual Disabilities
CHAPTER 6: Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
CHAPTER 7: Students with Communication Disorders
Part 3 IDEA Low-Incidence Exceptionalities: Foundations and Instruction
CHAPTER 8: Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
CHAPTER 9: Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision
CHAPTER 10: Students with Physical or Health Disabilities
CHAPTER 11: Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
CHAPTER 12: Students with Severe Disabilities
Part 4 Other Exceptionalities: Foundations and Instruction
CHAPTER 13: Students Who Are At Risk: Early Identification and Intervention
CHAPTER 14: Students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
CHAPTER 15: Students Who Are Gifted and Talented
By prompting students to engage with key concepts, while continually adapting to their individual needs, Connect activates learning and empowers students to take control resulting in better grades and increased retention rates. Proven online content integrates seamlessly with our adaptive technology, and helps build student confidence outside of the classroom.
Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.
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- To get started, visit connect.mheducation.com to sign in. (If you do not have an account, request one from your McGraw Hill rep. To find your rep, visit Find Your Rep)
- Then, under "Find a Title," search by title, author, or subject
- Select your desired title, and create a course. (You do not have to create assignments, just a course instance)
- Go to your Connect course homepage
- In the top navigation, select library to access the title's instructor resources