Using inclusion literature to promote positive attitudes toward disabilities
- Selecting intermediate novels that feature characters with disabilities. Landrum, Judith // Reading Teacher;Nov2001, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p252
Outlines the criteria for selecting intermediate literature that portrays characters with disabilities. Plot; Character development; Tone; List of novels published between 1990 and 1999 that feature such characters.
- Review of children's literature: Children with disabilities as main characters. Stelle // Intervention in School & Clinic;Nov99, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p123
Focuses on a variety of fiction for children in which the main character has a disability. Tool for developing positive attitudes toward people with disabilities; Encouragement of positive peer relationships among children of differing abilities.
- Adolescent novels that feature characters with disabilities: An annotated bibliography. Landrum, Judith E. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p284
Lists several novels published between the years 1990 and 1997 which feature characters with disabilities. Includes `Cheshire Moon,' by N. Butts; `Fighting Tackle,' by M. Christopher; `Lizard,' by D. Covington.
- The visual arts in early childhood education. Baker, D. // Design for Arts in Education;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p21
Discusses the important role of visual arts education in early childhood. Art education and child art; Artful instruction for a new century; Partners in art education; Promising future.
- My big test. Olney, K.; Smith, L. // Mother Jones;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p42
Recounts the author's agonizing soul-searching over whether to send her first child to a private school or a public, neighborhood school that she fears isn't nearly as good.
- A new pre-primer in the halls of academe. Payne, C. // Smithsonian;Sep88, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p188
Describes the author's 5-year-old son's first day at school, a quiet milestone in his growth to adulthood.
- Delicate balances: Striving for curricular and instructional equilibrium in a second-grade... Baumann, James F.; Ivey, Gay // Reading Research Quarterly;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p244
Explores what diverse second-grade students learned about reading, writing, and literature through a yearlong program strategy instruction integrated within a rich, literature-based environment. Effects of literature based instructions; Teachers striving balance and equilibrium within the...
- 25 years bring world of change for veteran Va. educator. Olson, Lynn // Education Week;9/11/96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p9
Profiles Nancy B. Earl, principal of West Gate Elementary School in Manassas, Virginia. Comparison of educational trends in the 1970s and the 1990s; Training and preparation of teachers; Relationship with parents; Student diversity.
- A tree named Fletcher Sheasby, Kimberly // American Forests;Mar/Apr1989, Vol. 95 Issue 3/4, p58
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