Encouraging high standards and expectations for all students,Teaching Students with Mild and Moderate Disabilities: Research-Based Practicesgoes beyond other methods texts by personally connecting education professionals with the knowledge, tools, and practical strategies to be effective in today's diverse classrooms. Reflecting the latest laws, legislation, and standards, this text includes all the core concepts and best practices for teaching and learning both functional and academic skills for students with learning and behavioral problems. Features of the Text: Each chapter includes "Considering Diversity" features with specific advice, guidelines, and practices when working with students who are culturally and linguistically diverse. Specific content-area chapters based on national performance standards provide specific and balanced strategies that promote learning for students in elementary through secondary schools. "Using Technology" features focus on a variety of low-tech and high-tech materials, assistive technology devices, and software that can be used when teaching students with mild and moderate disabilities. Numerous content-rich examples of traditional and contemporary approaches to teaching show educators how to teach in inclusive to self-contained classrooms. The "Research to Practice" boxes further highlight current research and how curriculum and instruction can be used in the various environments. Offering a consistent format, this text links assessment, planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation through effective collaboration and working with families and other professionals. Located at http://www.prenhall.com/cohen , the user-friendly Companion Website provides online resources for professors as well as students and is truly integrated throughout Teaching Students with Mild and Moderate Disabilities: Research-Based Practices.Cohen, Libby G. is the author of 'Teaching Students with Mild and Moderate Disabilities Research-Based Practices', published 2004 under ISBN 9780130881083 and ISBN 0130881082.