The goal of this book is to help teachers fully integrate the use of computers into their classrooms. Throughout , the authors concentrate on the teaching tools and educational opportunities computers offer, particularly in today's diverse, multi-capability classes. KEY TOPICS: The authors begin with a discussion of the learning characteristics of students, particularly those with mild disabilities and continues with a clear explanation of the types of CAI available, the various ways in which computers may be used as tools, the practical aspects of using computers to enhance teaching, how computers can provide support for paperwork such as attendance records, grade books, report cards, letters to parents, and individual education plans (IEPs) and for collecting and managing data on student behavior. They also provide an entire chapter on professional development, including practical remedies for "burnout" and advice on obtaining funding through grant requests. Special Education and Regular Classroom Teachers. A Longwood Professional Book.
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