Differentiation For Real Classrooms

Author: Kathleen Kryza
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273626
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With illustrations, vignettes, sample lessons, and adaptations for ESL and students with special needs, this book offers dozens of practical strategies for differentiating lessons to reach all learners.

The Differentiated Math Classroom

Author: Miki Murray
Editor: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN:
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In every mathematics classroom, the need for differentiated instruction is present: in many it's acute. Students learn at different rates, in different ways, with different successes and different challenges. Instruction must be flexible enough to meet everyone's needs and nurturing enough to not only support growth but also address the frustration that often leads to mathphobia. The Differentiated Math Classroom can help make high-quality differentiated instruction a classroom reality. It's the usable, comprehensive resource teachers need to help students of all levels and abilities succeed with math. Whether you teach math sixty minutes a day or six periods a day, The Differentiated Math Classroom describes both the big ideas of differentiation and the day-to-day teaching that makes it work. Miki Murray and Jenny Jorgensen present everything you need to get started and to help all students meet national standards, including ideas for: Setting up a classroom to maximize opportunities for differentiation and establish community Getting to know students' strengths and needs through high-quality assessments Devising anchor activities that help students work independently with meaningful math content while you free up time for individual instruction Creating tiered lessons that scaffold content and provide the flexibility to challenge some students and offer assistance to others. Murray and Jorgensen offer practical ideas for planning and designing units that engage students and facilitate learning about important math concepts, as well as teaching tools, questions for professional reflection, and answers to teachers' most frequently asked questions about differentiation. Discover that differentiated instruction is a flexible framework that supports all math learners. Filled with examples from real classes and samples of student work, The Differentiated Math Classroom will help every child learn more effectively by showing you how to think about students, mathematics, and your teaching in powerful new ways.

Differentiated Assessment For Middle And High School Classrooms

Author: Deborah Blaz
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317925491
Size: 19,73 MB
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This book shows middle and high school teachers in differentiated classrooms how to integrate assessment into the teaching and learning process. With examples from real classrooms, this book demonstrates how to use a wide variety of assessment to better address the needs of your students with regard to their learning style, level of cognitive ability, skill level, interests, etc. Included are detailed examples of both formative and summative assessments.

Differentiating The High School Classroom

Author: Kathie F. Nunley
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412917166
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Discusses the importance of individualized instruction and how teachers can use creative solutions to overcome common problems in differentiated education.

Differentiation That Really Works

Author: Cheryll M. Adams
Editor:
ISBN: 9781593634124
Size: 10,77 MB
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If your students like 'Red Hot Root Words', they are going to love 'Rockin' Root Words', an exciting twist on vocabulary development! In these comprehensive books, students will enjoy learning the roots, suffixes, and prefixes of more than 500 common vocabulary words presented in an easy-to-follow style that utilizes visual learning and word maps to enhance student comprehension and memory.

Activities For A Differentiated Classroom Level 3

Author: Wendy Conklin
Editor: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781425807351
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Easily implement grade appropriate lessons suitable for Grade 3 classrooms. Based on current research, these easy-to-use lessons are based on a variety of strategies to differentiate your instruction. Activities are included to allow access to all learners. Includes interactive whiteboard-compatible Resource CD with sample projects, templates, and assessment rubrics. 160pp. plus Teacher Resource CD.

The Differentiated Classroom

Author: Carol Ann Tomlinson
Editor: ASCD
ISBN: 1416618635
Size: 19,67 MB
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Although much has changed in schools in recent years, the power of differentiated instruction remains the same--and the need for it has only increased. Today's classroom is more diverse, more inclusive, and more plugged into technology than ever before. And it's led by teachers under enormous pressure to help decidedly unstandardized students meet an expanding set of rigorous, standardized learning targets. In this updated second edition of her best-selling classic work, Carol Ann Tomlinson offers these teachers a powerful and practical way to meet a challenge that is both very modern and completely timeless: how to divide their time, resources, and efforts to effectively instruct so many students of various backgrounds, readiness and skill levels, and interests. With a perspective informed by advances in research and deepened by more than 15 years of implementation feedback in all types of schools, Tomlinson explains the theoretical basis of differentiated instruction, explores the variables of curriculum and learning environment, shares dozens of instructional strategies, and then goes inside elementary and secondary classrooms in nearly all subject areas to illustrate how real teachers are applying differentiation principles and strategies to respond to the needs of all learners. This book's insightful guidance on what to differentiate, how to differentiate, and why lays the groundwork for bringing differentiated instruction into your own classroom or refining the work you already do to help each of your wonderfully unique learners move toward greater knowledge, more advanced skills, and expanded understanding. Today more than ever, The Differentiated Classroom is a must-have staple for every teacher's shelf and every school's professional development collection.

The Differentiated Classroom

Author: Carol A. Tomlinson
Editor: ASCD
ISBN: 9780871203427
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Defines the differentiated classroom, offers classroom-proven approaches for teachers in any grade level, discusses eight principles that guide a differentiated classroom, and provides instructional strategies for multiple learning paths.

Differentiation At Work K 5

Author: Lane Narvaez
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412971314
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Based on research and the authors' experiences over the past seven years at one elementary school, Differentiation at Work, K-5 describes what schoolwide differentiation looks like in real classrooms. Lane Narvaez and Kay R. Brimijoin go beyond the "easy" definition of differentiation and describe why administrators and teachers need to receive training and ongoing support in order to achieve differentiated instruction that is responsive to students' readiness, learning styles, and interests. Their model is based on several core elements, including student feedback, the use of anchor activities, peer (teacher) collaboration, pre-assessment, and curriculum alignment. The book includes sample lesson designs that include supplemental materials, and lessons are categorized by readiness, interest, and learning style differentiation. The authors also address the topic of management and share a set of tools that have proven highly effective for facilitating and enhancing differentiation. Finally, they discuss the challenge of sustaining second order change, the role parents play in nurturing and sustaining such change, and the future possibilities for any school involved in a similar journey.

Commonsense Methods For Children With Special Educational Needs

Author: Peter Westwood
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 113686492X
Size: 10,30 MB
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In this era of inclusive education it is essential that all teachers have a sound understanding of the nature of students’ special educational needs and how these needs may best be met in the classroom. Not only must teachers understand and accept students with disabilities and learning problems, but they must also possess a wide range of teaching and management strategies. Similar knowledge and skills are also required by classroom assistants and other personnel working in a support role in schools. This book offers sound practical advice on assessment and intervention based on the latest research evidence from the field. This fully revised and updated sixth edition includes chapters on: general and specific learning difficulties students with autism intellectual, physical or sensory impairments self-regulation social skills behaviour management literacy and numeracy curriculum adaptation teaching methods. In addition, the book presents a new chapter on the special needs of gifted and talented students. The practical advice the author gives throughout the book is embedded within a clear theoretical context supported by current research and classroom practice.