Robert and Denise Sedlak are noted for their work with mentally retarded young people. Teaching the Educable Mentally Retarded combines their training and experience to create an invaluable resource for both the practicing and beginning teacher of mildly retarded students. Practical suggestions, case studies, and real-life anecdotes are interwoven with research findings. The result is an up-to-date, comprehensive guide to handling the expected and unexpected situations teachers confront in the classroom. The book incorporates current trends in education, featuring sections on the use of instructional aides in the classroom and on the use of computers and other teaching technology in special education classes. The authors style is clear and easy to follow, and the work is enhanced through the copious use of charts and figures.qWhen using context clues, the student uses the information in the text to identify unknown words. ... The reader aquot;guessesaquot; the unknown word based upon the context. ... Figure 9.1 shows a passage which has been modified to exemplify the cloze procedure. ... not be used with students below the fourth grade reading level.
|Title||:||Teaching the Educable Mentally Retarded|
|Author||:||Robert A. Sedlak, Denise M. Sedlak|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 1985|