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Strategies for Inclusion 4th Edition With HKPropel Access

Physical Education for Everyone

$89.00 USD

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ISBN: 9781718217850

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Page Count: 256


Since the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in 1975, the process of including students with disabilities in general physical education classes has become a reality for school districts. Unfortunately for many students with disabilities, the transition from traditionally segregated classrooms to supportive, inclusive environments has been a continual struggle for all parties involved.

Strategies for Inclusion, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Access, facilitates a smooth transition and continues to raise the bar for successful integration of students with disabilities into general and adapted physical education settings. Its practical and easy-to-implement planning and assessment strategies make this a complete resource for current and future K-12 PE teachers.

The fourth edition provides background information and a clear road map for successful inclusion of students with disabilities in physical education settings. It offers 38 teachable units, complete with assessment tools and step-by-step guidelines for curriculum planning. Each unit contains an assessment rubric and provides ideas on how to incorporate objectives from the student’s individualized education plan (IEP). Adaptations and accommodations are also included in each unit and are divided into the categories of environment, equipment, instruction, and rules. The inclusive curriculum includes the following:
  • 10 elementary units for basic skills such as balance and object control
  • 11 sport units for team sports such as basketball and golf
  • 5 health and fitness units, including swimming and weight training
  • 12 recreation and life skills units such as paddleboarding and dancing

Each chapter of the text includes an opening scenario designed to help the reader explore their thoughts and feelings regarding various aspects of inclusion and adapted physical education. Teaching tips and ready-to-use forms, charts, and strategies are included, as well as a brand-new chapter on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborative practices to promote student engagement. In places where the SHAPE America National Standards for K-12 Physical Education are mentioned, they have been updated to the latest revision of the standards.

In addition, the fourth edition now offers five ready-to-use PowerPoint training modules, delivered in HKPropel, that instructors or administrators can use for in-service workshops for their students or staff. Teachers will be empowered to advocate for themselves and their students with disabilities to receive the necessary supports that enable all students to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. The training module topics include
  • assessments,
  • universal design for learning,
  • Lieberman-Brian Inclusion Rating Scale for Physical Education (LIRSPE) intervention,
  • paraeducator training, and
  • peer training.

Strategies for Inclusion offers the most up-to-date and useful strategies to include children with disabilities in physical education classes. With it, physical and adapted physical educators will help empower all students with the knowledge that anything is possible and that their goals can be achieved through understanding, cooperation, and creativity.

Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with all new print books.
 

Audience

Audiences: Undergraduate and graduate students in physical education, adapted physical education, recreation, and special education courses; also K-12 and special education teachers, recreation directors, and therapeutic recreation specialists.
Part I. Understanding Inclusion

Chapter 1. Inclusion in Physical Education
Legislative Mandates: A Historical Perspective
Placement Options in Physical Education
Roles and Responsibilities of General Physical Education Teachers
Roles and Responsibilities of Adapted Physical Education Specialists
Benefits of Including Students With Disabilities With Their Peers
Summary

Chapter 2. Assessment: The Cornerstone of Effective Instruction
Features of Effective Assessment
Traditional Assessment Techniques
Authentic Assessment
Alternative Assessment
Summary

Chapter 3. The Placement Process in Physical Education
Physical Education Placement Challenges
Special Education Process
Dignity of Risk
Assessing the Placement
The Lieberman-Brian Inclusion Rating Scale for Physical Education
Summary

Chapter 4. Individualized Education Plans
The IEP Process
The Role of Assessment in IEPs
Components of the IEP
Electronically Generated IEPs
Physical Educator’s Role in the IEP Process
Incorporating Goals and Objectives Into the General Physical Education Class
Summary

Chapter 5. Collaborative Practice That Promotes Student Engagement
Nuts and Bolts of Collaboration
Overcoming Barriers to Collaborative Participation
Getting a Place at the Table
Steps in the Collaborative Process
Practical Applications to the Collaborative Process
Coteaching as a Practice for Working With the APE or GPE Teacher
Summary

Chapter 6. Positive Interventions to Manage Behaviors and Increase Student Performance
Strategies to Identify and Avoid Behavior Challenges
Understanding the Reasons for Inappropriate Behavior
Interventions and Strategies to Improve Behavior
Strategies to Decrease or Redirect Inappropriate Behavior
Summary

Chapter 7. Universal Design for Learning
Universal Design in Physical Education
Self-Advocacy
Differentiation, Adaptions and Accommodations
Process of Adapting Activities
Types of Adaptation
Infusing the Paralympics Into the Curriculum
Summary

Chapter 8. Support Personnel
Peer Tutors
Paraeducators
College Students
Summary

Chapter 9. Transition Planning
Dr. Amaury Samalot-Rivera
Transition Services and the IEP
Functional Approach in Transition Planning
Transition Activities for Effective Social Inclusion
Assessment in Transition
Summary

Part II. Strategies for Inclusion

Chapter 10. Basic Skills
Balance
Body Awareness
Hula-Hoop Activities
Jump Rope
Locomotor Skills
Cooperative Games
Object Control Skills
Parachute Activities
Rhythmic Skills
Scooter Board Activities

Chapter 11. Sport Skills
Softball
Volleyball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Badminton
Flag Football
Golf
Track and Field
Gymnastics
Wrestling

Chapter 12. Health and Fitness
Swimming
Aerobics
Weight Training
Cross-Country Skiing
Fitness Activities

Chapter 13. Recreation and Life Skills
Backpacking and Hiking
Bowling
Fishing
Rock Climbing
Skating and In-Line Skating
Canoeing
Line Dancing
Martial Arts
Yoga
Dancing
Spikeball
Paddleboarding

Appendix A. Teachers’ Guide to Helping Students Appreciate Their Peers With Disabilities
Appendix B. Special Education Terminology
Appendix C. Brockport Aquatic Skills Checklist
Appendix D. Parent and Teacher IEP Checklist for Physical Education

References
Index
Lauren J. Lieberman, PhD, is a distinguished service professor at State University of New York, College at Brockport. She has taught higher education since 1995 and previously taught at Perkins School for the Blind. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in adapted physical education.

Lieberman has written 24 books on adapted physical education and more than 210 peer-reviewed articles. She started Camp Abilities, an overnight educational sports camp for children with visual impairments. This camp is now replicated in 20 states and eight countries. She was awarded a Global Fulbright Scholarship in fall 2019 to replicate Camp Abilities in Ghana, Ireland, and Brazil.

Lieberman is past chair of the Adapted Physical Activity Council (APAC). She is currently on the board of the division of recreation and sport for the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, and she has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness and Palaestra. In her leisure time, she enjoys ultimate Frisbee, biking, running, kayaking, hiking, pickleball, reading, and playing the guitar.

Cathy Houston-Wilson, PhD, is a professor at State University of New York, College at Brockport, and also serves as chairperson for the department of kinesiology, sport studies, and physical education. She has taught in higher education since 1993, teaching classes in adapted physical education and pedagogy. She is a frequent presenter on adapted physical education (APE) at conferences and workshops and provides in-service training on APE to school districts across New York State. Houston-Wilson has taught APE in a residential facility as well as in public schools.

She is past president of the adapted physical education section of New York State AHPERD, and she is past president and a current board member of Phi Epsilon Kappa. In addition, she is actively involved in a variety of community-based activities, including Lifetime Assistance, an agency dedicated to serving individuals with developmental disabilities; Brockport Community Rowing Club, a club of which she is president and a founding member; and Camp Koinonia, a faith-based camp for families for which she serves as president of the board of directors.

Michelle Grenier, PhD, is a professor emeritus from the University of New Hampshire. She has extensive experience working in the field of adapted physical education, using inclusive pedagogies that address the needs of all students. She has published several books, including Universal Design for Learning in Physical Education, Physical Education for Students With Moderate to Severe Disabilities, and Physical Education for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comprehensive Approach. Grenier is internationally recognized for her work on inclusive practices and disability sports. She recently served as president for the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID).

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Strategies for Inclusion 4th Edition With HKPropel Access

$89.00 USD
Since the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in 1975, the process of including students with disabilities in general physical education classes has become a reality for school districts. Unfortunately for many students with disabilities, the transition from traditionally segregated classrooms to supportive, inclusive environments has been a continual struggle for all parties involved.

Strategies for Inclusion, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Access, facilitates a smooth transition and continues to raise the bar for successful integration of students with disabilities into general and adapted physical education settings. Its practical and easy-to-implement planning and assessment strategies make this a complete resource for current and future K-12 PE teachers.

The fourth edition provides background information and a clear road map for successful inclusion of students with disabilities in physical education settings. It offers 38 teachable units, complete with assessment tools and step-by-step guidelines for curriculum planning. Each unit contains an assessment rubric and provides ideas on how to incorporate objectives from the student’s individualized education plan (IEP). Adaptations and accommodations are also included in each unit and are divided into the categories of environment, equipment, instruction, and rules. The inclusive curriculum includes the following:
  • 10 elementary units for basic skills such as balance and object control
  • 11 sport units for team sports such as basketball and golf
  • 5 health and fitness units, including swimming and weight training
  • 12 recreation and life skills units such as paddleboarding and dancing

Each chapter of the text includes an opening scenario designed to help the reader explore their thoughts and feelings regarding various aspects of inclusion and adapted physical education. Teaching tips and ready-to-use forms, charts, and strategies are included, as well as a brand-new chapter on interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborative practices to promote student engagement. In places where the SHAPE America National Standards for K-12 Physical Education are mentioned, they have been updated to the latest revision of the standards.

In addition, the fourth edition now offers five ready-to-use PowerPoint training modules, delivered in HKPropel, that instructors or administrators can use for in-service workshops for their students or staff. Teachers will be empowered to advocate for themselves and their students with disabilities to receive the necessary supports that enable all students to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. The training module topics include
  • assessments,
  • universal design for learning,
  • Lieberman-Brian Inclusion Rating Scale for Physical Education (LIRSPE) intervention,
  • paraeducator training, and
  • peer training.

Strategies for Inclusion offers the most up-to-date and useful strategies to include children with disabilities in physical education classes. With it, physical and adapted physical educators will help empower all students with the knowledge that anything is possible and that their goals can be achieved through understanding, cooperation, and creativity.

Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with all new print books.
 

Audience

Audiences: Undergraduate and graduate students in physical education, adapted physical education, recreation, and special education courses; also K-12 and special education teachers, recreation directors, and therapeutic recreation specialists.
Part I. Understanding Inclusion

Chapter 1. Inclusion in Physical Education
Legislative Mandates: A Historical Perspective
Placement Options in Physical Education
Roles and Responsibilities of General Physical Education Teachers
Roles and Responsibilities of Adapted Physical Education Specialists
Benefits of Including Students With Disabilities With Their Peers
Summary

Chapter 2. Assessment: The Cornerstone of Effective Instruction
Features of Effective Assessment
Traditional Assessment Techniques
Authentic Assessment
Alternative Assessment
Summary

Chapter 3. The Placement Process in Physical Education
Physical Education Placement Challenges
Special Education Process
Dignity of Risk
Assessing the Placement
The Lieberman-Brian Inclusion Rating Scale for Physical Education
Summary

Chapter 4. Individualized Education Plans
The IEP Process
The Role of Assessment in IEPs
Components of the IEP
Electronically Generated IEPs
Physical Educator’s Role in the IEP Process
Incorporating Goals and Objectives Into the General Physical Education Class
Summary

Chapter 5. Collaborative Practice That Promotes Student Engagement
Nuts and Bolts of Collaboration
Overcoming Barriers to Collaborative Participation
Getting a Place at the Table
Steps in the Collaborative Process
Practical Applications to the Collaborative Process
Coteaching as a Practice for Working With the APE or GPE Teacher
Summary

Chapter 6. Positive Interventions to Manage Behaviors and Increase Student Performance
Strategies to Identify and Avoid Behavior Challenges
Understanding the Reasons for Inappropriate Behavior
Interventions and Strategies to Improve Behavior
Strategies to Decrease or Redirect Inappropriate Behavior
Summary

Chapter 7. Universal Design for Learning
Universal Design in Physical Education
Self-Advocacy
Differentiation, Adaptions and Accommodations
Process of Adapting Activities
Types of Adaptation
Infusing the Paralympics Into the Curriculum
Summary

Chapter 8. Support Personnel
Peer Tutors
Paraeducators
College Students
Summary

Chapter 9. Transition Planning
Dr. Amaury Samalot-Rivera
Transition Services and the IEP
Functional Approach in Transition Planning
Transition Activities for Effective Social Inclusion
Assessment in Transition
Summary

Part II. Strategies for Inclusion

Chapter 10. Basic Skills
Balance
Body Awareness
Hula-Hoop Activities
Jump Rope
Locomotor Skills
Cooperative Games
Object Control Skills
Parachute Activities
Rhythmic Skills
Scooter Board Activities

Chapter 11. Sport Skills
Softball
Volleyball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Badminton
Flag Football
Golf
Track and Field
Gymnastics
Wrestling

Chapter 12. Health and Fitness
Swimming
Aerobics
Weight Training
Cross-Country Skiing
Fitness Activities

Chapter 13. Recreation and Life Skills
Backpacking and Hiking
Bowling
Fishing
Rock Climbing
Skating and In-Line Skating
Canoeing
Line Dancing
Martial Arts
Yoga
Dancing
Spikeball
Paddleboarding

Appendix A. Teachers’ Guide to Helping Students Appreciate Their Peers With Disabilities
Appendix B. Special Education Terminology
Appendix C. Brockport Aquatic Skills Checklist
Appendix D. Parent and Teacher IEP Checklist for Physical Education

References
Index
Lauren J. Lieberman, PhD, is a distinguished service professor at State University of New York, College at Brockport. She has taught higher education since 1995 and previously taught at Perkins School for the Blind. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in adapted physical education.

Lieberman has written 24 books on adapted physical education and more than 210 peer-reviewed articles. She started Camp Abilities, an overnight educational sports camp for children with visual impairments. This camp is now replicated in 20 states and eight countries. She was awarded a Global Fulbright Scholarship in fall 2019 to replicate Camp Abilities in Ghana, Ireland, and Brazil.

Lieberman is past chair of the Adapted Physical Activity Council (APAC). She is currently on the board of the division of recreation and sport for the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, and she has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness and Palaestra. In her leisure time, she enjoys ultimate Frisbee, biking, running, kayaking, hiking, pickleball, reading, and playing the guitar.

Cathy Houston-Wilson, PhD, is a professor at State University of New York, College at Brockport, and also serves as chairperson for the department of kinesiology, sport studies, and physical education. She has taught in higher education since 1993, teaching classes in adapted physical education and pedagogy. She is a frequent presenter on adapted physical education (APE) at conferences and workshops and provides in-service training on APE to school districts across New York State. Houston-Wilson has taught APE in a residential facility as well as in public schools.

She is past president of the adapted physical education section of New York State AHPERD, and she is past president and a current board member of Phi Epsilon Kappa. In addition, she is actively involved in a variety of community-based activities, including Lifetime Assistance, an agency dedicated to serving individuals with developmental disabilities; Brockport Community Rowing Club, a club of which she is president and a founding member; and Camp Koinonia, a faith-based camp for families for which she serves as president of the board of directors.

Michelle Grenier, PhD, is a professor emeritus from the University of New Hampshire. She has extensive experience working in the field of adapted physical education, using inclusive pedagogies that address the needs of all students. She has published several books, including Universal Design for Learning in Physical Education, Physical Education for Students With Moderate to Severe Disabilities, and Physical Education for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comprehensive Approach. Grenier is internationally recognized for her work on inclusive practices and disability sports. She recently served as president for the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID).

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