Curriculum Mapping for Differentiated Instruction, K-8

Curriculum Mapping for Differentiated Instruction, K-8

By: Michelle A. Langa (author), Janice L. Yost (author)Hardback

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Description

This lively new instructional resource offers teachers a cohesive and accessible guide to curriculum mapping for the primary classroom. From curriculum mapping, the authors guide teachers through: / Use of standards and rubrics for the development of interdisciplinary units and lessons / Analysis of students' learning styles and needs / Development of differentiated content, process, products, and homework The authors' teacher-friendly framework for blending curriculum mapping with differentiated instruction ensures a student-centered classroom, and their "Teachers' Tool Chests" offer planning templates and task cards for the sample lessons and units in the book.

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About Author

Michelle Langa earned her Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Administration from Hofstra University. Michelle has worked in the field of education since 1973. During that time, she has held positions as Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services and Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Special Education, Executive Director of two different special education non-profit agencies, adjunct college faculty, consultant, and special education teacher. Presently, she is the Curriculum Coordinator for the Farmington School District in Farmington, New Hampshire. Michelle has written several articles dealing with special education, parenting and children's health issues for ParenthoodWeb.com, and LRPNET, and is also the co-author of another book entitled "Including Families of Children with Special Needs." Michelle has presented at state and national conferences including the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Janice Yost has Masters Degrees in both Educational Administration and Mathematics earned from the University of New Hampshire and Adelphi University, respectively. She is presently the Principal of Rye Junior High School and has worked in the field of education for over thirty years. During that time, she has taught from sixth grade through college, been an administrator in the middle school setting and an interim administrator in both the high school and primary school environments. She is also the President of the executive board of NH ASCD. Jan has consulted for schools in New Hampshire and presented at local and national conferences including the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Contents

Foreword Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors 1. Reframing Instructional Practice for New Challenges in Education 2. Six Factors That Help Create a Student-Centered Classroom 3. Curriculum Mapping 4. Using Standards and Rubrics 5. Assessing Students' Learning Styles and Needs 6. Differentiating Content, Process, Products, and Homework 7. Blended Models: Mapped, Differentiated, and Interdisciplinary Units 8. Teachers' Tool Chests Glossary References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412914949
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9781412914949
  • weight: 603
  • ISBN10: 1412914949

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