Toby J. Karten

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""The inclusive classroom cannot be approached with a cookie cutter mentality; specific student populations each require a different set of strategies.”

- Toby J. Karten

Toby Karten is an experienced staff developer, instructional coach, educational consultant, author, adjunct professor, and inclusion specialist who has taught from preschool to graduate level. In addition to her Inclusion Mastery series, her book Inclusion & CCSS Support for Students & Staff explores inclusion strategies, instructional supports, monitoring, reflection, and collaborative practices.

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Toby J. Karten

Toby Karten is an experienced staff developer, instructional coach, educational consultant, author, adjunct professor, and inclusion specialist who has taught from preschool to graduate level. She designed online courses and professional development units for pre-service and practicing educators and related staff in school districts across the country. As a speaker and inclusion coach, Karten has collaborated with administrators, staff, students, and their families at local, national, and international school sites. She has been recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children and the New Jersey Department of Education as an exemplary educator, receiving two “Teacher of the Year” awards.

Throughout her professional career, Karten has helped staff translate research into practical applications for PreK-12 classrooms. Her first publication, Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods for the Classroom, is an international bestseller now in its third edition.

Karten received an honorary doctorate from Gratz College for her extensive work in the field of special education since 1975. Her ongoing professional goal is to collaborate with school staff to help them effectively deliver the curriculum standards to students within their least restrictive environments, looking at inclusive placements as viable first options.

Events

2018 Events

Dec 1 – 5: Learning Forward 2018 Annual Conference

Nov 2-4: 2018 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership; “Inclusion Do's, Don'ts, and Do Betters”

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  1. Inclusion & CCSS Supports for Students & Staff

    Toby J. Karten

    Paperback | 12/22/15

    $24.95
    Explores inclusion strategies, instructional supports, monitoring, reflection, and collaborative practices. Learn More
  2. Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades 3-5 Quick Reference Guide

    Toby J. Karten

    Quick reference guide | 04/20/17

    $4.95

    Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades 3-5 is a valuable quick reference guide that encourages teachers to view learners who are different from the norm through their strengths, not their weaknesses.

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  3. Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades 6-8 Quick Reference Guide

    Toby J. Karten

    Quick reference guide | 04/20/17

    $4.95

    The Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades 6-8 quick reference guide instructs teachers on how to tailor classrooms to meet the needs of all students, including those with learning disabilities and health impairments.

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  4. Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades 9-12 Quick Reference Guide

    Toby J. Karten

    Quick reference guide | 04/20/17

    $4.95

    The Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades 9-12 quick reference guide reveals how to design a classroom environment and differentiate instruction around student strengths, including students with learning disabilities and health impairments.

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  5. Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades K-2 Quick Reference Guide

    Toby J. Karten

    Quick reference guide | 04/20/17

    $4.95

    The Inclusion Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Grades K-2 quick reference guide provides competency-based inclusion strategies for teachers who instruct young learners who have learning disabilities and health impairments

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