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MindTap Education for Teaching in Today's Inclusive Classrooms: A Universal Design for Learning Approach 3rd Edition

Richard M. Gargiulo, Debbie Metcalf

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Overview

MindTap® Education for Teaching in Today's Inclusive Classrooms, 3rd Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap’s customizable teaching and learning solution offers a fully integrated eportfolio. Students master concepts critical to becoming great teachers as they practice skills, create tools, and demonstrate competency. Students prepare a portfolio and plan eventual state licensure for their teaching careers. They learn habits of reflective practitioners. A scaffolded learning experience moves students up Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy. Help students assess the effectiveness of their teaching practices, and adjust, as needed. A Student Progress App compares performance against education standards. MindTap even works with your existing Learning Management System.

Richard M. Gargiulo, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Richard M. Gargiulo is Professor Emeritus of special education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where he has been a teacher educator for more than three decades. Prior to receiving his Ph.D. degree in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Richard taught fourth graders and young children with intellectual disability in the Milwaukee Public Schools. Upon receiving his doctorate he joined the faculty of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, where he taught for over eight years. A frequent contributor to the professional literature, Richard has authored or coauthored over 100 publications, including sixteen textbooks. His previous professional contributions include serving as the first Fulbright Scholar in special education assigned to the former Czechoslovakia; being twice elected as President of the Alabama Federation, Council for Exceptional Children; serving as President of the Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES), Council for Exceptional Children; and serving as President of the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD), Council for Exceptional Children. Currently, Richard serves as the Southeast Representative to the board of directors of the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Teaching, however, has always been Richard's passion. In 1999 he received UAB's President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2007 he was honored by the Alabama Federation, Council for Exceptional Children, with the Jasper Harvey Award in recognition of being named the outstanding teacher educator in the state.

Debbie Metcalf, Pitt County Schools, NC, and East Carolina University

Debbie Metcalf has worked in partnership with Pitt County Schools and East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina as a special educator and intervention specialist for Pitt County Schools and as a Teacher-in-Residence in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at East Carolina University for fifteen years. She currently teaches methods courses and works in the classroom with undergraduate preservice teachers. Debbie holds a Master of Arts in Education degree from San Diego State University and is certified in both general and special education, including assistive technology. She became a National Board Certified Teacher in 1997. In 2004, she was awarded the Clarissa Hug Teacher of the Year Award from the International Council for Exceptional Children. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council for Exceptional Children and is active in the Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES). Debbie has taught students of all ages for over 30 years in California, New Mexico, Hawaii, Michigan, and North Carolina. She continues to mentor new teachers and teachers pursuing National Board Certification. Her primary research areas include access to the general curriculum for students with exceptionalities, collaborative teaching models, alternate assessment models for diverse learners, curriculum design and revision, alignment, and service learning.
  • MindTap® helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. MindTap also frees your time by auto-grading low-level Bloom’s activities such as “Did You Get It?” reading comprehension quizzes, giving you more time to focus on the high-level application and critical thinking activities, such as teaching scenarios and video analysis.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor, and to your students as future educators.
  • Analytics and the Progress App allows both students and instructors to gauge progress against learning outcomes and education standards, as well as keep track of grades.
  • 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, add your own state standards and assessments, and pull from sources like YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs. 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.
  • 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.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
LEARNING PATH

Learning Objectives and Standards. Students read the learning objectives and applicable standards that will be covered in the chapter.

Video Case. Students watch a video, read the open-ended focus questions, and then answer them 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.

Scenario. Students learn to apply key concepts 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.

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 or schools. Students save to their desktops and have them forever, throughout their career.
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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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MindTap Instructors Speak on Personalization - Diane

Instructor Diane Carter from the University of Idaho talks about how MindTap helps her personalize her course.

"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students' engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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