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Itinerant Teaching: Tricks of the Trade for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Second Edition


Gives teachers a practical guide for efficiently organizing materials, scheduling and programming events and activities, working in teams, traveling, negotiating, varying school environments, dealing with diverse caseloads, and other tips.

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Catalog Number: F-B0039-00

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Jean E. Olmstead

ISBN: 978-0-89128-878-7

Format: Print

Product Description

If you’re an itinerant teacher of visually impaired students who is always on the move handling a substantial caseload, and providing services all over the map to students of different ages with different needs this is the book for you. It’s a practical, must-have guide to efficiently organizing materials and times, scheduling and programming events and activities, working in teams, traveling, negotiating varying school environments, dealing with diverse caseloads in essence, providing every possible tip and technique, strategy, and short-cut for staying in control of your ever-changing itinerant life. The updated second edition contains new sections on young children and children with multiple disabilities, orientation and mobility, assistive technology, and stress management.


  • Acknowledgments



    CHAPTER 1 The History and Philosophy of Itinerant Teaching

    CHAPTER 2 The Itinerant Teacher: Being Effective

    CHAPTER 3 A Typical Year

    CHAPTER 4 Facilitating Participation in Educational Activities

    CHAPTER 5 Providing Services for Infants and Their Families

    CHAPTER 6 Working with Students Who Have Visual and Multiple Impairments

    CHAPTER 7 Orientation and Mobility and the Itinerant Teacher

    CHAPTER 8 A Rural Perspective

    CHAPTER 9 Assistive Technology

    CHAPTER 10 Organization: The Key to Efficiency and Effectiveness

    CHAPTER 11 The Three Rs: Relationships, Responsibilities, and Rights in Schools

    CHAPTER 12 Other Essentials

    CHAPTER 13 Tricks of the Trade

    CHAPTER 14 Final Words of Wisdom

    APPENDIX A Sources of Materials, Equipment, and Services

    APPENDIX B Organizations Serving People Who Are Visually Impaired

    APPENDIX C Classification System for Materials

    APPENDIX D Reference Library

    APPENDIX E Sample Forms


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  • Federal Quota Funds: Available

    Publishers: APH Press

    Authors/Editors: Jean E. Olmstead

    Media: Book

    Format: Print

    Language: English

    Publication Date: 2005

    This Item Made to Order: APH does not necessarily carry this item in inventory for immediate delivery — when you order it, we will produce it for you as a special order; therefore, allow several weeks for delivery

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