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Forest, Marsha

Overview
Works: 68 works in 140 publications in 2 languages and 1,056 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works about Marsha Forest
 
Most widely held works by Marsha Forest
Educating all students in the mainstream of regular education( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... [This book] builds from a historical overview of educational integration and explores the rationale behind the movement toward a merger of regular and special education. Noted authorities advance this argument in well-structured chapters organized around key themes, including: educational equality in practice, strategies to promote merger, educational practices to meet diverse student needs, and family and community support. Case histories and boxed statements highlighting pertinent points are among the effective instructional aides in this textbook. A thought-provoking question-and-answer format also confronts 22 of the most commonly addressed concerns about merging regular and special education ..."
Action for inclusion : how to improve schools by welcoming children with special needs into regular classrooms by John O'Brien( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a clear presentation of the values behind full inclusion and outlines a sensible series of actions that can be followed to make full inclusion a reality
The inclusion papers : strategies to make inclusion work : a collection of articles from the Centre by Jack Pearpoint( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of over 30 papers presents the view that all persons should be equally valued, provided equal opportunities, viewed as unique individuals, and be exposed to and learn from and about people with diverse characteristics. The papers offer insight into the process of moving forward to achieve both equity and excellence for all Canadian people, labeled "disabled" or not, in educational and other community settings. The articles call for advocacy, attitude change, and expanded availability of appropriate supports and services within schools and communities to allow everyone to participate and contribute in a meaningful way. Titles of sample papers include: "Two Roads: Inclusion or Exclusion"; "The 'Butwhatabout' Kids"; "Annie's Gift"; "Common Sense Tools: maps and circles"; "maps: Action Planning"; "Dreaming, Speaking and Creating"; "Kick 'em Out or Keep 'em In"; "Vive la Difference"; and "Natural Support Systems." (Jdd)
Education/integration : a collection of readings on the integration of children with mental handicaps into regular school systems by Marsha Forest( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More education/integration : a further collection of readings on the integration of children with mental handicaps into regular school systems by Marsha Forest( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of readings contains discussions of current professional debates on the issue of integrating students with disabilities, as well as stories of children's and families' experiences with integration and segregation, descriptions of Canadian school districts that have created model integration programs, and essays about new ways of planning for students. Titles and authors of selected papers include: "A Crime against Childhood--Uniform Curriculum at a Uniform Rate: Mainstreaming Re-examined and Redefined" (Donald Little); "Integration: Being Realistic Isn't Realistic" (Norman Kunc); "With a Little Help from My Friends: The Integration Facilitator at Work" (Annmarie Ruttimann and Marsha Forest); "One System, One Purpose: The Integration of Special and Regular Education" (William Stainback and Susan Stainback); "Keys to Integration: Common Sense Ideas and Hard Work" (Marsha Forest); and "A Two-Way Street: Integration through Peer Support" (Aleda O'Connor). Several articles describe integration in particular regions or school districts in Canada, focusing on Edmonton, Alberta; Mississauga, Ontario; New Brunswick; Northwest Territories; Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario; and Waterloo, Ontario. Two articles describe the development of support circles to assist in the integration of students with disabilities: "The Circle: Making a Dream Come True" (Annmarie Ruttimann Hoskins) and "Circles" (Judith Snow and Marsha Forest.) (JDD)
Helping children live, learn and grow in their communities by Marsha Forest( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inclusion by Nancy Paul( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segregation of students based on race, isolation of children based on mental or physical disabilities exclusive learning experience based on IQ score have all been challenged because of a basic belief in the intrinsic worth of all children. This program explores the philosophy, rationale, and tools of inclusion used in many schools around the world to make them more successful, as well as broaden and enrich opportunities in learning for all students
Together we're better : a workshop( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers highlights from the week-long inclusion workshop conducted in the Chicago area in January, 1992, by noted inclusion specialists Dr. Marsha Forest, Dr. Jack Pearpoint, and Ms Judith Snow
PATH : a workbook for planning positive possible futures : planning alternative tomorrows with hope for schools, organizations, businesses, families by Jack Pearpoint( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's about learning : a student centred approach to adult learning by Marsha Forest( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'intégration en action : comment améliorer l'école en accueillant dans les classes régulières ces enfants présentant des besoins particuliers by John O'Brien( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Éducation-intégration : une collection d'écrits sur l'intégration, dans le système scolaire actuel, des enfants qui ont un handicap intellectuel by Marsha Forest( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PATH : planning alternative tomorrows with hope( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates an 8 stage process used to envision new possibilities for disabled persons and to turn those possibilities into reality
MAPS collection : rediscovering MAPS, charting your journey, new maps training video, Shafik's MAP, plus Judith Snow on Dreaming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MAPS is a foundation tool that helps anyone move into the future, effectively and creatively. This two-in-one training packet is used to provide support and instruction to people concerned with excellence and integrity in Person-Centered Planning processes
With a little help from my friends by Marsha Forest( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how handicapped children are integrated into regular schools
You will only learn what you already know : proceedings, Literacy & Inclusion Conference by Literacy & Inclusion Conference( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone has a gift : building communities of capacity( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving talk about building communities where everyone can give their gifts as citizens by McKnight (Director, Community Studies Program, Northwestern University). He sees community building not as a sentimental journey, but as a job to be done by citizens in communities, schools, workplaces, human service organizations, families. Keynote presentation at the 1996 Toronto Summer Institute on Inclusion, Community and Diversity
About teaching by Marsha Forest( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PATH in action : working with groups & PATH training video( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Described as a PATH (Planning alternative tomorrows with hope) this video introduces the 8 step process that is equally as effective when applied to individuals, organizations or groups wanting to design change, with team building, conflict resolution and creative futures planning. PATH in action shows two separate groups following the PATH process and records three days of intense future planning with both senior administrators and high school students in Yellowknife, NWT
 
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Alternative Names
Forest, Marsha Snyderman 1942-2000

Languages
English (65)

French (10)