How to Reach and Teach All Children in the Inclusive Classroom

Practical Strategies, Lessons, and Activities

Second Edition


This thoroughly updated edition of a top-selling resource gives all classroom teachers, special educators, administrators, and parents an arsenal of adaptable and ready-to-use strategies, lessons, and activities for reaching students with varied learning styles, ability levels, skills, and behaviors. Focusing on the “whole child” and offering a team approach that includes parents, colleagues, and learning specialists, the authors enable teachers to guide diverse types of students in the 3rd-8th grades toward academic, social, and emotional success.

Excerpt from Foreword by Dr. Robert Brooks:

“As was true of the first edition, this book is a treasure, to be read and then read again. It is a book that makes a major contribution to the field of education…, offers a plethora of useful techniques and strategies,…reminds us of the interpersonal foundation involved in learning, and of the excitement and gift of teaching. This book is must reading.”

Chapter titles:

  • Reaching All Students Through Differentiated Instruction
  • Reaching Students Through Their Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences
  • Understanding and Reaching Special Populations of Students (LD, AD/HD, Other Mental Health Disorders in Children, Asperger’s Syndrome, ELL, Gifted and Talented, Dual or Multiple Exceptionalities)
  • Understanding Reading and Writing Difficulties in Students
  • Using Accommodations, Modifications, and Supports
  • Managing Behavior Through Support and Interventions
  • Questioning and Engaging Students
  • Fostering Students’ Self-Esteem and Resilience
  • Increasing Home-School Collaboration and Parent Involvement
  • Working to Improve Organization, Time Management, and Homework Success
  • Hooking in Reluctant Readers and Writers
  • Making Oral Language Come Alive in Your Classroom
  • Revvin’ Up the Content Areas
  • Motivating Students to Be Successful Mathematicians
  • Making the Most of Music and Art in the Classroom

See Home page for endorsements of this book.