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OPEC Review, v1 n1-4 1996

These four newsletters from the South Carolina Department of Education focus on teaching and serving students with disabilities. The first newsletter includes articles addressing ways that special education professionals can be good to themselves so they can meet the needs of exceptional children; strategies for instructing children with attention problems; mediation; a teacher training program designed to address the shortage of rural special education teachers; technology teacher training; and a technical assistance program for families and teachers of children with deaf-blindness. The second newsletter focuses on school discipline issues and includes articles on the legal requirements for disciplining students with disabilities; strategies for confronting students about their behavior problems; and a summer camp for students with sensory disabilities. The third newsletter focuses on teacher collaboration and contains articles addressing the challenge of co-teaching; an inclusion program that uses an "academic coach"; an integrated preschool program; a transition program for students with mental retardation; and training teachers as team members. The final newsletter focuses on academic instruction and includes articles on using web-making to enhance reading and writing instruction; time trials and increasing fluency in children with mental retardation; strategies for improving parent-teacher conferences; and state teacher training programs. (CR)

Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Communication, Coping, Deaf Blind, Disabilities, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Parent Teacher Conferences, Preschool Education, Reading Instruction, Rural Schools, Special Education Teachers, State Programs, Summer Programs, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Student Relationship, Team Teaching, Writing Instruction

Office of Programs for Exceptional Children, SC Department of Education, 1429 Senate Street, 808 Rutledge Bldg., Columbia, SC 29201.





Author: Elksnin, Nick, Ed.; Elksnin, Linda, Ed.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=10232&id=ED410741



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