Corwin Press Releases Judy Storeygard’s Count Me In! K-5: Including Learners with Special Needs in Mathematics Classrooms

February 29, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 CAMBRIDGE, MA

“This text enhances the resources available to build on the underlying principles and big ideas of mathematics for students with special needs. Mathematics coaches, special education teachers, and regular classroom teachers who are willing to go the extra mile make special education placements successful for their students. This text is going to be a priceless resource for them.”
Roxie R. Ahlbrecht, 3rd Grade Teacher and Mathematics Teacher Leader Robert Frost Elementary School, Sioux Falls Public Schools 49-5, SD

Corwin Press has released Count Me In! K-5: Including Learners With Special Needs in Mathematics Classrooms—a new professional development guide written by Judy Storeygard, along with contributing authors who are current teachers. This book provides both general and special educators with approaches to address the learning needs of all students in inclusive mathematics classrooms. Teaching strategies include emphases on differentiated instruction and co-teaching with extensive examples from teachers who have successfully put these strategies into practice in their own classrooms.

Key topics in the text include:

  • Strategies for teaching students with autism, ADHD, and various learning disabilities
  • Ways to develop students’ cognitive flexibility
  • How to help learners plan, organize and self-monitor in mathematics class
  • A new focus on mathematical strengths and learning abilities rather than on deficits and labels

 

The official release date for Count Me In! is April 17th. The book is now available at a pre-publication price on Corwin Press’ website as well as through Corwin print catalogs.