Differentiation Through Personality Types: A Framework for Instruction, Assessment, and Classroom Management

Differentiation Through Personality Types: A Framework for Instruction, Assessment, and Classroom Management

By: Jane A. G. Kise (author)Hardback

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'I loved this book! It was so informative I couldn't put it down. Every teacher--beginning, experienced, urban, suburban, rural, and private--will find examples and ideas that they can use immediately' - Sharon Jeffery, National Board Certified Teacher, Plymouth Public Schools, MA 'Brilliant! An absolute goldmine for teachers. Each page delivers a nugget of insight, understanding and guidance for both easy and tough teaching situations' - B. Bradley West, Professor, Michigan State University 'Offers a "suitcase" filled with ideas to enhance any learning experience. The techniques offered range from simple modifications to more comprehensive restructuring of curriculum. There is something for everyone in this book' - Amy M. Zais, Associate Principal, Eau Claire North High School, WI 'Deftly illustrates how crucial the personality type and learning style of the teacher is to the learning environment in the classroom.The teacher emerges from this guide with a surer sense of self and how to help students achieve "flow" in the classroom so they can work in their best mode while also expanding into new ones' - Lyn Fairchild, Coordinator of Independent Learning, Duke University Students' learning styles are as unique as their personalities. As a result, the most successful teachers are often those who understand how to adjust their educational techniques to honor students of all intelligences and backgrounds. This comprehensive resource, based on the author's years of research and experience, presents a usable, understandable framework that assists teachers in achieving success in today's differentiated classroom. From easy-to-implement techniques to templates for planning lengthy curriculum units, teachers receive clear direction for appealing to the learning personalities in their diverse classrooms.Readers will also find: * Relevant stories, exercises, and examples to illustrate differentiated classroom instruction * Balanced advice for improving student growth and performance in small-group work, class discussions, and relationship building * Practical ideas and activities for immediate application in the classroom Discover teaching techniques that result in success for students of all learning styles!

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About Author

Jane A. G. Kise, Ed. D., is an educational consultant, specializing in teambuilding, coaching, and professional development. She is also the author or coauthor of over 20 books, including Differentiated Coaching: A Framework for Helping Teachers Change; Differentiated School Leadership: Effective Collaboration, Communication and Change Through Personality Type; Intentional Leadership; and LifeKeys: Discover Who You are. She holds an MBA in finance from the Carlson School of Management and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas, both in Minnesota. Kise has worked with diverse organizations across the United States and in Saudi Arabia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Her clients include Minneapolis Public Schools and various public and private schools, The Bush Foundation, NASA, Twin Cities Public Television, and numerous other institutions. She is a frequent workshop speaker and has presented at Learning Forward, ASCD, NCTM, NCSM, World Futures, and Association for Psychological Type International (APTi) conferences, including keynoting in Paris, Berlin, Sydney and Auckland. Kise's research on coaching teachers for change received several awards. Her research on patterns in Jungian type and how students approach mathematics became a TEDx talk. She is a faculty member of the Center for Applications of Psychological Type and a past president of APTi.


Introduction Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Why Use Type for Differentiation? 2. Who You Are Is How You Teach 3. What Type Looks Like in Students 4. Type as a Framework for Differentiation 5. Key Differentiation Strategies 6. Differentiated Classroom Management 7. Differentiated Reading Instruction 8. Differentiated Writing Instruction 9. Differentiated Math and Science Instruction 10. Differentiating for Students From Other Cultures 11. Differentiating by Grade Levels Resource: Type Terms Bookmark References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/02/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412917704
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781412917704
  • weight: 776
  • ISBN10: 1412917700

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