Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Activity Book

Author: Suzanne Carreker,Judith R. Birsh
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781681253084
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 208
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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.

Dyslexia Wonders

Understanding the Daily Life of a Dyslexic from a Child's Point of View
Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1600376347
Category: Education
Page: 75
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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.

A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning

Improving Literacy by Engaging the Senses
Author: Lawrence Baines
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416616578
Category: Education
Page: 208
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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.

Ready to Read

A Multisensory Approach to Language-based Comprehension Instruction
Author: Mary Lupiani Farrell,Francie M. Matthews
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598570519
Category: Education
Page: 108
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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
Page: 370
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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,Jacqueline Hansen
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1412974550
Category: Education
Page: 308
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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

Lessons and Classroom Management Techniques to Reach and Teach All Learners
Author: Edgar McIntosh,Marilu Peck
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780439376594
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Provides teaching strategies, management techniques, and activities for a multisensory approach to teaching in the primary school classroom.

Becoming a Professional Reading Teacher

Author: P. G. Aaron,R. Malatesha Joshi,Diana J. Quatroche
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing
ISBN: 9781557668295
Category: Education
Page: 347
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Masters level text that shows the what, the how, and the why of teaching

What Really Matters in Response to Intervention

Research-based Designs
Author: Richard L. Allington
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133000036
Category: Education
Page: 216
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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.

Teaching Reading Sourcebook

Author: Bill Honig,Linda Diamond,Linda Gutlohn
Publisher: Arena Press
ISBN: 9781571286901
Category: Education
Page: 826
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"Prepare students for future success by using effective reading instruction that's proven to work. The Teaching Reading Sourcebook, updated second edition is an indispensable resource that combines evidence-based research with actionable instructional strategies. It is an essential addition to any educator's professional literacy library--elementary, secondary, university." -- back cover.

RTI in the Common Core Classroom

A Framework for Instruction and Assessment
Author: Sharon Vaughn,Philip Capin,Garrett J. Roberts,Melodee A. Walker
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807774308
Category: Education
Page: 146
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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

Socially ADDept

Teaching Social Skills to Children with ADHD, LD, and Asperger's
Author: Janet Z. Giler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470925942
Category: Education
Page: 228
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Decodes the often confusing rules of social behavior for all children Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger's and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome, and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help kids learn social skills in simple, concise explanations. The book is divided into eight sections that educators can use as teaching units or parents can work through one week (or month) at a time. Includes a way for children to see themselves and how their behavior looks to others Deciphers the complex rules of nonverbal language into friendly, bite-sized morsels that kids can understand Offers a field-tested collection of suggestions and strategies for parents and professionals who want to enhance a child's social competence Socially ADDept is presented in a hands-on workbook format, complete with reproducible student worksheets that are also available for free download from the publisher web site.

Creating Strategic Readers

Techniques for Developing Competency in Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension
Author: Valerie Ellery
Publisher: International Reading Assoc.
ISBN: 0872074692
Category: Education
Page: 256
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Author Valerie Ellery has updated her bestselling book, Creating Strategic Readers, to help you meet the challenges of educating your 21st-century learners. Here she describes a comprehensive literacy classroom, detailing appropriate curriculum, assessment, and instruction. She then focuses on the five essential reading components—phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The book includes numerous exciting and engaging techniques geared to students’ reading levels and incorporating students’ multiple intelligences. This updated, revised, and expanded second edition features Over 140 classroom-tested techniques 35 new techniques An expanded focus on educating the whole child A motivation/engagement section for many techniques A wide assortment of reproducibles and assessment forms

A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers

Author: Rick Billstein,Shlomo Libeskind,Johnny Lott
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0321990773
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1032
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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMathLab search for ISBN-10: 0321990595/ISBN-13: 9780321990594 . That package includes ISBN-10: 0321431308/ISBN-13: 9780321431301, ISBN-10: 0321654064/ISBN-13: 9780321654069 and ISBN-10: 0321987292//ISBN-13: 9780321987297 . For courses in mathematics for elementary teachers. The Gold Standard for the New Standards A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers has always reflected the content and processes set forth in today’s new state mathematics standards and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). In the Twelfth Edition, the authors have further tightened the connections to the CCSS and made them more explicit. This text not only helps students learn the math by promoting active learning and developing skills and concepts—it also provides an invaluable reference to future teachers by including professional development features and discussions of today’s standards. Also available with MyMathLab MyMathLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. MyMathLab includes assignable algorithmic exercises, the complete eBook, tutorial and classroom videos, eManipulatives, tools to personalize learning, and more.

Expert Perspectives on Interventions for Reading

A Collection of Best-Practice Articles from the International Dyslexia Association
Author: Louisa Cook Moats,Karen E. Dakin,R. Malatesha Joshi
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780892140671
Category: Dyslexia
Page: 287
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Understanding Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities

Author: Linda Siegel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781926966298
Category: Education
Page: 295
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In this accessibly written book, Linda Siegel challenges the use of complex and time-consuming testing that is currently used to diagnose learning disabilities. In their place, she outlines simple and pragmatic techniques for testing for disabilities in reading, mathematics, spelling, and writing.

Helping Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Make Connections

Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plans in Reading and Writing
Author: Virginia Wise Berninger,Beverly J. Wolf
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598570212
Category: Education
Page: 406
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A state-of-the-art set of lesson plans that can be used for differentiated instruction of students with dysgraphia, dyslexia, and OWL LD, this book gives teachers of Grades 4?6 a whole school year of specialized group instruction that improves the literac

Learn to Read Activity Book

101 Fun Lessons to Teach Your Child to Read
Author: Hannah Braun
Publisher: Zephyros Press
ISBN: 9781939754523
Category: Education
Page: 222
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Learn to Read Activity Book delivers engaging lessons to successfully teach your child to read while having F-U-N. Your child will learn to read--and actually enjoy the process--if it's fun. That's why seasoned primary school teacher, Hannah Braun, combines playful activities with effective lesson plans in Learn to Read Activity Book. Learn to Read Activity Book builds critical literary skills through a series of activities that create connections between letters and words and help your child learn to read. Helping your child learn to read is important work and Learn to Read Activity Book makes it rewarding for both of you, with: Play-Motivated Learning that includes coloring, tracing, mazes, puzzles, and word searches that entertain your child as they learn to read An Effective Teaching Method that uses the "I do, we do, you do" model to build independence through practice Over 100 Cumulative Lessons that begin with letter recognition and phonetics, and build towards reading complete words From letter recognition to word pronunciation you will witness exciting "light bulb" moments in your child as they joyfully learn to read with the Learn to Read Activity Book.

Speaking of Speech

Basic Presentation Skills for Beginners, Student Book
Author: David Harrington,Charles LeBeau
Publisher: MACMILLAN
ISBN: 9780230726017
Category: Oral presentation
Page: 111
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DVD includes sample speeches illustrating the techniques described in the textbook.