Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Activity Book

Author: Suzanne Carreker
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781681253084
Format: PDF, Docs
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This activity book is designed to be used in tandem with the fourth edition of Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills. Activities align with the textbook chapters, including the new chapters addressing emergent literacy, executive function, and math learning disabilities.

A Teacher s Guide to Multisensory Learning

Author: Lawrence Baines
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416616578
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How can teachers help students develop the literacy skills that are necessary for learning and retaining information in any subject? Traditional memory tricks, mnemonic devices, graphic organizers, and role playing do little to turn bored or reluctant students into enthusiastic learners. In A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning:ÿImproving Literacy by Engaging the Senses, Lawrence Baines shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Throughout the book, you'll find real classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time. Baines provides a wide variety of engaging lesson plans to keep students motivated, such as *Paint-Write--encourages students to use spontaneous painting to interpret their thoughts *Soundtrack of Your Life--allows students to use contemporary music to learn about narrative writing *Candy Freak--helps students expand their descriptive vocabularies (as they eat their favorite treats!) *Red Carpet Conversations--empowers students to create dialogue and act out scenarios about their favorite celebrities Seventeen additional lessons plans are complemented with practical assessments and strategies for engaging students' sense of play. For teachers who are ready to energize their classrooms, this book is an invaluable resource for expanding students' capacity to learn and helping them cultivate essential skills that will last a lifetime.

Dyslexia Wonders

Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1600376347
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Child Knows More Than You Think Written by a 12 Year Old Child With Dyslexia Jennifer is struggling through school. Kids tease her, teachers question her ability. Her own family doesn't even understand her. Listen to her story as she tells it in her own words. Learn how she struggles from being different from her peers, how she reacted when she finally found out why, and how she overcame the trials dyslexia brought into her life. Parents, teachers, tutors, and family members will benefit from the lessons in this remarkable story. “I Have Dyslexia: This Does Not Define Who I Am!” Jennifer Smith For the one in every five children who has dyslexia and the millions of other’s who struggle to read at their own grade levels and for their parents, teachers, tutors, families and friends.

Ready to Read

Author: Mary Lupiani Farrell
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598570519
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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, Docs
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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.

Effective Strategies for Teaching in K 8 Classrooms

Author: Kenneth D. Moore
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1412974550
Format: PDF
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Featuring a wealth of reflection activities and connections to standards, this concise, easy-to-read teaching methods text equips students with the content knowledge and skills they need to become effective K–8 teachers. The book maximizes instructional flexibility, reflects current educational issues, highlights recent research, and models best pedagogical practices. Current and realistic examples, a section in each chapter on using technology in the classroom, and material on differentiating instruction for diverse learners—including students with special needs and English language learners—make this a must-have resource for any K–8 teacher.

Multisensory Strategies

Author: Edgar McIntosh
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780439376594
Format: PDF
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Provides teaching strategies, management techniques, and activities for a multisensory approach to teaching in the primary school classroom.

What Really Matters in Response to Intervention

Author: Richard L. Allington
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133000036
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

RTI in the Common Core Classroom

Author: Sharon Vaughn
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774308
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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