Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Activity Book

Author: Suzanne Carreker
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781598572094
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Save when you order the text and activity book together! With the new edition of this activity book--the companion to Judith Birsh's bestselling text, Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills--students and practitioners will get the practice they need to use multisensory teaching effectively with students who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Ideal for both pre-service teacher education courses and in-service professional development, the activity book aligns with the third edition of the Multisensory Teaching textbook, so readers can easily use them in tandem. Students and professionals will get more than 100 easy-to-use activities that cover all the areas in the text, including oral language multisensory teaching research phonological awareness letter recognition syllable division spelling decoding fluency comprehension composition mathematics Users will also find answer keys, forms to help them with lesson planning, and other practical activities and handouts they can use with their own students. With this must-have activity book, educators will increase their knowledge of language structure and patterns, hone their instruction skills, and improve students' academic outcomes.

Ready to Read

Author: Mary Lupiani Farrell
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598570519
Format: PDF
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Solve students' struggles with reading comprehension through the popular multisensory teaching approach. This concise, accessible guide prepares elementary educators to use this type of differentiated instruction as they teach the skills that form compreh

Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching

Author: Julie S. Vargas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415526795
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book shows teachers and other human service professionals working in school settings how to employ non-aversive, behavior analysis principles in classrooms and other school settings. Marked by its clear writing and multitude of real-classroom examples, this book is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education, special education, school psychology, and school counseling. Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching makes a perfect text for one of the five required courses for the Credentialing Exam of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB). Outstanding features include: • A classroom focus that seamlessly integrates behavior management with effective classroom instruction. • Up-to-date research covering topics such as tag teaching, precision teaching, verbal behavior, autism, and computer-aided instruction. • Pedagogical strategies including in-chapter quizzes and problem-solving exercises. • A companion website featuring instructor test banks, illustrative videos, and further resources.

Ox House Stick

Author: Don Robb
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
ISBN: 1570916098
Format: PDF, Docs
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See how the Roman alphabet began and how it has changed through the years.

What Really Matters in Response to Intervention

Author: Richard L. Allington
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133000036
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Response to Intervention initiative has risen to the top of today’s instructional agenda and yet it is a process that is unfamiliar terrain for many teachers. To help teachers acquire a fuller understanding of the complexity of response to intervention designs, literacy researcher and best-selling author Dick Allington offers clear recommendations to guide classroom teachers in designing response to instruction (RtI) programs such that struggling readers will develop their reading proficiencies to match those of their achieving peers. Unlike any other book on the topic, Dick Allington provides a research-base that supports closing the reading achievement gap along with implications this has for designing RTI programs. In addition, Dick provides a comprehensive discussion of the factors that inhibit poor, disabled, and second-language learners from achieving and offers a number of research-based instructional strategies and routines for turning struggling readers into achieving readers. Teachers will be inspired and confident to design response to instruction programs! Take a look inside... Provides a complete review of what is critical to accelerating the development of struggling readers. Presents educators with a framework for how we might design response to intervention (RTI) programs such that struggling readers will develop their reading proficiencies to match those of their achieving peers. Features a complete analysis of response to intervention design (RTI) and offers a detailed framework for evaluating existing and future intervention efforts. Includes numerous websites that provide teacher-friendly information, strategies, and tools for accelerating reading development.

Learning Disabilities

Author: Barry E. McNamara
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131116566
Format: PDF
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Covering characteristics and methods, this comprehensive book discusses how to teach and understand students with learning and other mild disabilities. Each chapter includes case studies, examples, and narratives from teachers and professionals who work with preK-12 students with learning disabilities. Discussion of the IDEA Improvement Act of 2004 appears throughout, including topics such as: ADHD, inclusion, collaboration, families and communities, diversity and functional behavioral assessment.

Music Fundamentals

Author: Sumy Takesue
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135041881
Format: PDF
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Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Second Edition comprises a textbook/workbook and interactive website designed for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach for reading, writing and even performing music. Musical examples range from Elvis Presley songs to Beethoven symphonies, from rhythmically challenging African songs and syncopated Brazilian choro melodies, to humorous Filipino ballads and Schubert lieder. The website includes graded quizzes and numerous skill training exercises. By reinforcing musical concepts with numerous written examples, offering a more balanced mixture of global, classical, and popular music, and encouraging practice through an online, interactive tutorial, Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for building musical foundations. Second Edition Features: Modular structure allows instructors to reorganize chapters. A variety of exercises help the student transform knowledge into practice: Listen and sing exercises for ear training Keyboard drills to be played on a real keyboard or piano, or the keyboard insert provided in the inside cover Clapping and counting exercises to ingrain a cerebral understand, but also a visceral feeling for pulse and rhythm Workbook review exercises at the end of each module facilitate progress to the next module. "Cultural Notes" discuss musical genres or place musical examples in a broader social context to give an enriched approach to music learning. Online tutorials assist with ear training and general concepts, and streaming of audio examples help to connect the study of theory to real music-making. The website features student interactive tutorials, and an Instructor Manual supplements teaching with a wealth of classroom exercises.

RTI in the Common Core Classroom

Author: Sharon Vaughn
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774308
Format: PDF, ePub
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Schools and teachers have struggled to integrate Common Core State Standards (CCSS) into their local Response to Intervention (RTI) systems. This book offers an adaptable framework and practical tips to assist educational professionals charged with making this connection in their schools, districts, and classrooms for English language arts. Based on years of experience, we know that students perform best when provided with research-based instruction, frequent progress monitoring, and timely and targeted interventions. Focusing on what the research tells us about how children learn, this highly practical guide can serve as the core of language arts instruction. RTI in the Common Core Classroom will guide today’s classroom teachers, reading coaches, and administrators in their efforts to support all students in meeting literacy standards, including individuals with mild to moderate disabilities. Book Features: A research-based, innovative approach for implementing RTI and the Common Core curriculum. Effective teaching and assessment practices in foundational reading skills, reading comprehension, and writing. User-friendly design including, research highlight boxes, recommended reading lists, questions for professional learning communities, prompts, sample assignments, student writing excerpts, a Q & A section, and a trait-weighting table. “Sharon Vaughn is the perfect classroom expert to help teachers mesh the requirements of any RTI program with high standards, whether they be CCSS, state, or local.” —Susan B. Neuman, New York University “Teaching to the unique abilities of an increasingly diverse group of students is a persistent challenge in public education. Whether used in a Common Core classroom or school system, Dr. Vaughn’s new book is yet another invaluable tool for teachers and leaders to use RTI to accelerate achievement for all students.” —Larkin Tackett, executive director, Austin Region, IDEA Public Schools