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MindTap Education for Strategies for Including Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings 2nd Edition

Ruth E. Cook, Ph.D, Anne Marie Richardson-Gibbs, M.A., Laurie Nielsen

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Overview

MindTap® Education for Cook/Richardson-Gibbs/Nielsen's Strategies for Including Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings, 2nd Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap is a scaffolded learning experience designed to help students become classroom ready, reflective thinkers. As students move through the learning path, they will understand concepts critical to becoming a great teacher; create tools and prepare artifacts for their portfolio, and demonstrate competency in key areas in their course.

Ruth E. Cook, Ph.D, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California

Ruth E. Cook, Ph. D., is a Professor Emeritus of Special Education at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. She is also a licensed Educational Psychologist and School Psychologist. Dr. Cook was formerly the director of two inclusive campus preschool programs; one at Mount Saint Mary's College in Los Angeles and the other at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Currently, she is an instructor in the EPIC (Education Preparation for Inclusive Classrooms) program at the Santa Clara County Office of Education in California, which offers credentials in Early Childhood Special Education and Moderate Severe Disabilities.

Anne Marie Richardson-Gibbs, M.A., El Monte City School District, El Monte, California

Anne Marie Richardson- Gibbs, M.A., is an inclusion specialist working with preschoolers, transitional kindergarteners, and kindergarteners with special needs enrolled in typical early childhood programs and elementary schools in El Monte, California. She was a program specialist for the California Department of Education SEEDS Project, providing technical assistance to early intervention and preschool programs throughout the state. She was also the program director of Centro de Niños y Padres, an early intervention program at California State University, Los Angeles, for eight years. During this time, she pioneered a consultant position providing inclusion support for young children with disabilities in inclusive settings.

Laurie Nielsen, Mission College, Santa Clara, California

Laurie Nielsen, M.A., is an adjunct faculty of Child Development at Mission College. She was the former Inclusion Training Specialist for Santa Clara County Office of Education in California, providing inclusion coaching and professional development trainings to school districts, preschools, and community agencies. She is an Early Childhood Special Educator and a person living with a disability. (Assistive technology, in the form of a voice-recognition system, was used by the author as an alternative form of writing for many of the updates in this edition.)
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools, saving you valuable time in course preparation. In addition, automatically graded assignments and quizzes save you time and provide students with instant feedback on their work.
  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each enrolled student via the communication medium preferred by the student.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Give students experience in practicing concepts and applying teaching shills in real-life situations. Student-created artifacts are saved to their free e-portfolio, offering students a jump start in creating their own materials for their portfolios and for their future practice.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Engage students with videos filmed in real classrooms, demonstrating theories and concepts in action, activating prior knowledge, and providing opportunity for reflection.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app, adjusting the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pulling from sources like YouTube videos, Google Docs, websites, RSS feeds, and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • StudyHub is a one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
Learning Objectives and Standards. Students read the learning objectives and applicable standards that will be covered in the chapter.

Video or Image Case. Students watch a video or view an image, and then answer the two open-ended focus questions to start engagement with the chapter, activate relevant prior knowledge, and begin to build foundational understanding of the chapter content.

eBook Chapter. Students read the associated eBook chapter to learn about relevant concepts and access greater context and depth on key concepts.

Quiz: Did You Get it? Students take a 15-question reading comprehension quiz, assessing them at the remembering and understanding levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy. Students receive instant feedback on their work and can link back to the eBook to areas to re-read when they answer incorrectly.

Scenario. Students learn to apply key concepts from the reading to their teaching practice. Students read a grade-level scenario on a typical teaching and learning situation, create and upload an artifact in response to the focus assignment, and evaluate their response, moving them to the highest levels of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy. All artifacts are saved automatically to the student’s free e-portfolio.

Quiz: Wrapping It Up. Students take a final 10-question reading comprehension quiz to ensure that they know and remember the major concepts covered in the chapter and activities.

Professional Resource Downloads. Students download practical, professional resources such as planning tools, forms, and checklists to customize and immediately implement in their classrooms. Students can save these resources and have access to them throughout their career.
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Streamline and maximize the effectiveness of your course preparation using such resources as brief chapter outlines, chapter summaries, detailed chapter lecture outlines, lecture suggestions, video suggestions, and creative lecture and teaching suggestions. This manual also contains student learning objectives, key terms, essay/discussion questions, student activities, discussion exercises, and Internet exercises.

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Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.