Differentiated Instruction

Author: Amy Benjamin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317923685
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book demonstrates how to make your classroom more responsive to the needs of individual students with a wide variety of learning styles, interests, goals, cultural backgrounds, and prior knowledge. Focusing on grades 6 through 12, this book showcases classroom-tested activities and strategies. Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for Middle and High School Teachers shows you how to vary your instruction so you can respond to the needs of individual learners. The concrete examples in this book demonstrate how you can use differentiated instruction to clarify: • the content (what you want students to know and be able to do) • the process (how students are going to go about learning the content) • and the product (how they will show you what they know.) This book is uniquely interactive. It features "Reflections" to help you understand your teaching style and guide you towards developing habits of mind which result in effective differentiated instruction. Also included is a chapter on teaching students whose native language is not English.

Differentiated Instruction Using Technology

Author: Amy Benjamin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317923782
Format: PDF, Docs
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Like Amy Benjamin’s other books, this one is easy to read and simple to implement. It demonstrates that you can manage the complexities of differentiated instruction – and save time -- by using technology as you teach. It showcases classroom-tested activities and strategies which are easy to apply in your own classroom.

Differentiation in Middle and High School

Author: Kristina J. Doubet
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416620184
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this one-stop resource for middle and high school teachers, Kristina J. Doubet and Jessica A. Hockett explore how to use differentiated instruction to help students be more successful learners--regardless of background, native language, learning style, motivation, or school savvy. They explain how to * Create a healthy classroom community in which students' unique qualities and needs are as important as the ones they have in common. * Translate curriculum into manageable and meaningful learning goals that are fit to be differentiated. * Use pre-assessment and formative assessment to uncover students' learning needs and tailor tasks accordingly. * Present students with avenues to take in, process, and produce knowledge that appeal to their varied interests and learning profiles. * Navigate roadblocks to implementing differentiation. Each chapter provides a plethora of practical tools, templates, and strategies for a variety of subject areas developed by and for real teachers. Whether you’re new to differentiated instruction or looking to expand your repertoire of DI strategies, Differentiation in Middle and High School will show you classroom-tested ways to better engage students and help them succeed every day.

Differentiating the High School Classroom

Author: Kathie F. Nunley
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412965950
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Demonstrate how to overcome obstacles to differentiating high school instruction and help teachers examine ways to identify learning styles, give students learning choices, and vary assessment methods.

Differentiated Assessment for Middle and High School Classrooms

Author: Deborah Blaz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317925483
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Differentiated Instruction

Author: Deborah Blaz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317443578
Format: PDF
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In this new edition of a bestseller, author Deborah Blaz helps you differentiate lessons for your world language students based on their learning styles, interests, prior knowledge, and comfort zones. This practical book uses brain-based teaching strategies to help students of all ability levels thrive in a rigorous differentiated learning environment. Each chapter provides classroom-tested activities and tiered lesson plans to help you teach vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, and writing in world language classes in ways that are interactive, engaging, and effective for all learners. Features new to this edition include: Sample thematic units to make your lessons more authentic and immersive New strategies for using technology to differentiate world language instruction Additional checklists, rubrics, and feedback forms to help you organize your lesson plans and track students’ progress New connections to the Common Core State Standards, the ACTFL Standards, Webb’s Depth of Knowledge, and Bloom’s Taxonomy You’ll also learn how to differentiate assessment effectively to help all students show their full potential. Classroom-ready tools and templates can be downloaded as free eResources from our website (www.routledge.com/9781138906181) for immediate use.

Handbook on Differentiated Instruction for Middle High Schools

Author: Sheryn Spencer-Waterman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317930088
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book has an abundance of time-saving, practical strategies for teachers in grades 6-12. A treasury of activities and resources, this book explains, demonstrates, and helps you select among a wide variety of differentiation processes, such as whole class differentiation, tiered lessons, learning centers, flexible grouping, literature circles, individualized instruction, independent study, and learning contracts.

Teaching Science for Understanding

Author: James J. Gallagher
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131144255
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Teaching Middle and High School Science for Understanding: A Practical Guide for Teachers provides a theoretical and practical introduction to teaching science for understanding and application. The book is grounded in a new paradigm for science education that is consistent with the Project 2061, National Science Education Standards and reform programs in many states. It is based on formal research and on experiences of teachers who have been successful in transforming their classrooms from traditional forms of instruction to an environment where students learn to understand science and apply it in their own lives. The author's experience in classrooms, and with practicing teachers in the U.S. and in several other nations, add richness to this book as a resource for helping teachers improve their professional effectiveness. The author demonstrates science teaching through three different levels of learning activities: building students' base of information developing understanding applying knowledge Each chapter guides you through the type of planning and instruction you will need to create a constructivist environment in your classroom, providing you with specific activities and examples to illustrate how you can teach science for understanding.

The Middle School Writing Toolkit

Author: Tim Clifford
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 0929895754
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Middle School Writing Toolkit addresses the 5 major writing genres that middle-school students are expected to master - reports, persuasive essays, how-to (procedural) essays, narratives, and literary responses - and provides 57 mini-lessons and more than 200 workstation tasks to start English teachers well on their way to creating a successful writing program in the classroom.

Differentiated Instruction in the English Classroom

Author: Barbara King-Shaver
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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Barbara King-Shaver and Alyce Hunter help teachers of both middle and high school English understand and apply the principles and practices of differentiated instruction, addressing their unique challenges and needs.