The Role of an Education Assistant

Supporting Inclusion

By Mary Harber, Asha Rao

Description
The Role of an Education Assistant offers guidance and insight to students who are learning about the growing and complex role of education assistants. This includes how to support academic, social, inclusive, and independent learning environments in schools and collaborate with parents and teachers in the planning and evaluation of student progress. Divided into four sections, this text addresses education assistant professional standards, mental health and wellness, culture and diversity, and the challenge of supporting all students in the classroom. Professionals and scholars contribute to research, anecdotes, practical insights from the field, and discussion questions to encourage student reflection and professional preparation. Offering practical guidance for inter-professional collaboration and inclusive education, this seminal text will prepare students in education studies, education assistant programs, and early childhood education for rewarding careers in the industry.

FEATURES

  • begins with an introduction from editors who have decades of combined
    professional experience in child and youth social work, as educators in
    inclusive environments, and as university and college instructors

  • provides a Canada-wide perspective from both accomplished scholars and
    experienced professionals

  • covers the large scope of student learning stages, from early years, through
    adolescence, to adulthood
  • highlights the changing and broadening expectations of education assistants
    and offers relevant guidance on how to meet diverse needs in modern
    classrooms

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Number of Pages

306

Dimensions

17.15 " x 24.77”

EPUB ISBN

9781773381145

PDF ISBN

9781773381138

print ISBN

9781773381121

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