Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for Elementary School Teachers

Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for Elementary School Teachers

By: Amy Benjamin (author)Paperback

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Description

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 K through 6, it showcases classroom-tested activities and strategies. Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for Elementary School Teachers shows you how to vary your instruction so you can respond to the needs of individual learners. The examples and classroom activities in this book focus on - reading fiction - reading non-fiction - vocabulary - spelling - penmanship - map and globe skills - math - science - the arts Also included is coverage of - differentiated instruction for English language learners - brain-based learning and multiple intelligences - the impact of differentiated instruction on high stakes testing.

Contents

Foreword How to Use This Book 1 Foundations 2 Where Do I Start? 3 The Language of Differentiated Instruction 4 Language Arts 5 Teaching for Abstract Thinking 6 Concept Mapping 7 Teaching Question-Making 8 Differentiating Instruction for English Language Learners 9 Differentiating Instruction Through the Arts 10 Paradigms for Differentiated Instruction 11 Model Differentiated Instruction Lessons Appendix A: Assessment Guide Appendix B: Teaching Emotionally Fragile Children Appendix C: Teaching Gifted and Talented Children Appendix D: Planning Differentiated Instruction Appendix E: A Mental Map for the Differentiated Instruction Teacher Appendix F: The Think Test Appendix G: Here's Where You Lose Me, Teacher Appendix H: The State-of-the-Art Differentiated Instruction Classroom Appendix I: Responding to Wrong Answers Appendix J: Scaffolding and Differentiated Instruction References

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781930556553
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781930556553
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 1930556551

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