Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, Second Edition


Author: Robert Reid,Torri Ortiz Lienemann,Jessica L. Hagaman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462512216
Category: Education
Page: 308
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Filling an important need for K-12 educators, this highly practical book provides a step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, one of the most effective instructional techniques for struggling learners. The authors present well-validated strategies that target self-regulated learning and study skills as well as performance in specific content areas, such as writing, reading, and math. Detailed classroom examples illustrate how to teach the strategies systematically and monitor student outcomes. More than 20 reproducible worksheets, checklists, and other tools are included; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print these materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Chapter on lesson planning, including extensive sample lessons for two strategies. *Chapter on handwriting and spelling. *New material on response to intervention and on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). *Expanded coverage of working memory. *Additional strategies throughout the content-area chapters.

Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities


Author: Robert Charles Reid,Torri Ortiz Lienemann
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593852827
Category: Education
Page: 237
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A guide to cognitive strategy instruction, which has been shown to be one of the most effective instructional techniques for students with learning problems, this book presents strategies that are helpful for students to improve their self-regulated learning, study skills, and performance in specific content areas.

Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, First Edition


Author: Robert Reid,Torri Ortiz Lienemann
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781593852825
Category: Education
Page: 237
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Practical and accessible, this book provides the first step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, which has been shown to be one of the most effective instructional techniques for students with learning problems. Presented are proven strategies that students can use to improve their self-regulated learning, study skills, and performance in specific content areas, including written language, reading, and math. Clear directions for teaching the strategies in the elementary or secondary classroom are accompanied by sample lesson plans and many concrete examples. Enhancing the book's hands-on utility are more than 20 reproducible worksheets and forms.

Teaching Reading Comprehension to Students with Learning Difficulties, 2/E


Author: Janette K. Klingner,Sharon Vaughn,Alison Boardman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462517404
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 226
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This practitioner resource and course text has given thousands of K-12 teachers evidence-based tools for helping students--particularly those at risk for reading difficulties--understand and acquire new knowledge from text. The authors present a range of scientifically validated instructional techniques and activities, complete with helpful classroom examples and sample lessons. The book describes ways to assess comprehension, build the skills that good readers rely on, and teach students to use multiple comprehension strategies flexibly and effectively. Each chapter features thought-provoking discussion questions. Reproducible lesson plans and graphic organizers can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Chapters on content-area literacy, English language learners, and intensive interventions. *Incorporates current research on each component of reading comprehension. *Discusses ways to align instruction with the Common Core State Standards. *Additional instructional activities throughout.

Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition

Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties
Author: Rollanda E. O'Connor
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462516335
Category: Education
Page: 206
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This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters follow the stages through which students progress as they work toward skilled reading of words. Presented are practical, evidence-based techniques and activities that target letter- sound pairings, decoding and blending, sight words, multisyllabic words, and fluency. Ideal for use in primary-grade classrooms, the book also offers specific guidance for working with older children who are having difficulties. Reproducible assessment tools and word lists can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research on word recognition and its connections to vocabulary, reading fluency, and comprehension. *Chapter on morphological (meaning-based) instruction. *Chapter on English language learners. *Instructive "Try This" activities at the end of each chapter for teacher study groups and professional development.

Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom


Author: Lynn Meltzer
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606236180
Category: Education
Page: 252
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Accessible and practical, this book helps teachers incorporate executive function processes—such as planning, organizing, prioritizing, and self-checking—into the classroom curriculum. Chapters provide effective strategies for optimizing what K–12 students learn by improving how they learn. Noted authority Lynn Meltzer and her research associates present a wealth of easy-to-implement assessment tools, teaching techniques and activities, and planning aids. Featuring numerous whole-class ideas and suggestions, the book also shows how to differentiate instruction for students with learning or attention difficulties. Case examples illustrate individualized teaching strategies and classroom accommodations. More than a dozen reproducibles are included; the large-size format facilitates photocopying and day-to-day reference. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. See also Meltzer's edited volume, Executive Function in Education, Second Edition, which presents state-of-the-art knowledge on the role of EF in learning across the content areas.

Differentiating Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities

Best Teaching Practices for General and Special Educators
Author: William N. Bender
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412954460
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 206
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A guide to differentiated instruction covers such topics as metacognitive and scaffolded learning, tutoring, self-management, and assessment.

Teaching Word Recognition

Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties
Author: Rollanda E. O'Connor
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593853653
Category: Education
Page: 164
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Synthesizes the research on how children learn to read words skillfully and translates it into step-by-step strategies for the classroom. The author demonstrates how to plan and implement a coordinated series of lessons that address letter-sound pairings, decoding and blending, multisyllabic words, sight words, and fluency. The proven techniques presented are applicable across the primary grades; in addition, specific guidance is offered for working with older children who are having difficulties. --from publisher description

Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

From Identification to Intervention
Author: Jack M. Fletcher,G. Reid Lyon,Lynn S. Fuchs,Marcia A. Barnes
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462536379
Category: Education
Page: 418
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Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LD) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative text has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). With a focus on what works in the classroom, the book explores the full range of reading, mathematics, and writing disabilities. It synthesizes knowledge from neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and special and general education. Illustrations include eight color plates. As a special supplement, a chapter on the history of the LD field from the first edition is provided at the companion website. New to This Edition *Heightened emphasis on intervention, including significant new developments in reading comprehension and math. *Reflects major scientific advances in understanding LD. *Chapter on principles of effective instruction and MTSS. *Chapter on automaticity in reading, math, and writing. *Chapter on challenges in real-world implementation of evidence-based practices. *Chapter on the validity of the LD construct.

What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education

Using evidence-based teaching strategies
Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136253440
Category: Education
Page: 350
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As teachers around the world deal with the challenges of inclusive education, they must find effective ways of enhancing their classroom teaching methods. What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education presents teachers with a range of evidence-based strategies they can immediately put into practice in their classrooms. This unique book will be an invaluable resource for educators who may not have the time or the inclination to engage with theory-heavy research, but who wish to ensure that their teaching strategies are up-to-the-minute and proven to be the most effective best practices. Each of the 27 strategies that this book comprises has a substantial research base, a strong theoretical rationale and clear guidelines on their implementation, as well as cautionary advice where necessary. In this new second edition, David Mitchell, a leading writer in special and inclusive education, continues to break new ground with revised and updated strategies based on evidence from the most recent studies in the field. From the myriad of related research available, only those studies with genuine potential for improving the practices of teachers and schools have been included, with the aim of facilitating high-quality learning and social outcomes for all learners in schools. Updates to this new edition include: four new chapters, on response to intervention, universal design for learning, inter-agency cooperation and one on the Finnish education system over 350 new references an even wider international focus, including evidence drawn from Asia references to recent developments in neuroscience a new companion website, with extra case studies, links to further reading, journal articles and videos, and an interactive quiz, at www.routledge.com/cw/mitchell This book will be essential reading for anyone with a vocational or academic interest in evidence-based special educational needs teaching strategies, whether a student in initial teacher education or a qualified classroom teacher, teacher educator, educational psychologist, special needs coordinator, parent, consultant or researcher. David Mitchell is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Education, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and a consultant in inclusive education. ‘This is the book I wish I had written, synthesizing an enormous literature focused on special needs students. It is robust, it is readable, and it is your right-hand resource. A stunner of a book.’ –Professor John Hattie, University of Melbourne, author of Visible Learning

Teaching English Learners and Students with Learning Difficulties in an Inclusive Classroom

A Guidebook for Teachers
Author: John W. Carr,Sharen Bertrando
Publisher: WestEd
ISBN: 0914409670
Category: Education
Page: 160
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This guidebook offers powerful, concrete ways to engage all middle and high school students -- especially English learners and students with other special needs -- in successful learning. Teachers will benefit from the practical, evidence-based approaches for teaching standards-based content in any subject area. School and district leaders will benefit from the sustainable schoolwide and districtwide practices that respect diversity and support inclusion. Authors John Carr and Sharen Bertrando provide invaluable insight, tools, and strategies, including: An effective framework for teaching diverse learners in any core discipline Specific steps and resources for helping students organize concepts, develop appropriate use of academic language, and communicate ideas effectively Rubrics identifying key characteristics of five English language proficiency levels, along with teaching strategies appropriate for each Methods for scaffolding assessments to ensure every student has a fair and accurate way to communicate what he or she is learning A lesson plan template for combining and putting into practice all of the ideas, approaches, and tools included in this guidebook

Teaching Reading Comprehension to Students with Learning Difficulties


Author: Janette K. Klingner,Sharon Vaughn,Alison Boardman
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593854463
Category: Education
Page: 178
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A ChoiceOutstanding Academic Title! A highly practical resource for the classroom, this book offers clear, research-based recommendations for helping students at all grade levels understand and learn from what they read. Explaining the skills and strategies that good readers use to comprehend text, the authors show how to support struggling students in developing these skills. They present a variety of effective assessment procedures, ways to enhance vocabulary instruction and teach students about different text structures, and instructional practices that promote comprehension before, during, and after reading. Special features include discussion questions in every chapter, and reproducible instructional materials and lesson plans.

The Power of Peers in the Classroom

Enhancing Learning and Social Skills
Author: Karen R. Harris,Lynn Meltzer
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462521061
Category: Education
Page: 322
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Peer support and social relationships have a tremendous influence on development, motivation, and achievement for all students, including struggling learners and those with disabilities. This highly practical book is one of the few resources available to guide classroom teachers and special educators in the application of peer-assisted instructional strategies in grades K-12. Expert contributors describe evidence-based approaches for building students' skills in reading, writing, math, and other content areas, as well as social competence and executive functioning. Sample lessons and more than a dozen reproducible tools are provided. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

The Differentiated Classroom

Responding to the Needs of All Learners, 2nd Edition
Author: Carol Ann Tomlinson
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416618635
Category: Education
Page: 197
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Although much has changed in schools in recent years, the power of differentiated instruction remains the same--and the need for it has only increased. Today's classroom is more diverse, more inclusive, and more plugged into technology than ever before. And it's led by teachers under enormous pressure to help decidedly unstandardized students meet an expanding set of rigorous, standardized learning targets. In this updated second edition of her best-selling classic work, Carol Ann Tomlinson offers these teachers a powerful and practical way to meet a challenge that is both very modern and completely timeless: how to divide their time, resources, and efforts to effectively instruct so many students of various backgrounds, readiness and skill levels, and interests. With a perspective informed by advances in research and deepened by more than 15 years of implementation feedback in all types of schools, Tomlinson explains the theoretical basis of differentiated instruction, explores the variables of curriculum and learning environment, shares dozens of instructional strategies, and then goes inside elementary and secondary classrooms in nearly all subject areas to illustrate how real teachers are applying differentiation principles and strategies to respond to the needs of all learners. This book's insightful guidance on what to differentiate, how to differentiate, and why lays the groundwork for bringing differentiated instruction into your own classroom or refining the work you already do to help each of your wonderfully unique learners move toward greater knowledge, more advanced skills, and expanded understanding. Today more than ever, The Differentiated Classroom is a must-have staple for every teacher's shelf and every school's professional development collection.

Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Classrooms


Author: Diane Pedrotty Bryant,Deborah Deutsch Smith,Brian R. Bryant
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205430925
Category: Education
Page: 630
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Prepare and inspire teachers to ADAPT to the needs of all their students! Using the research-validated A-D-A-P-T model as an instructional guide, problem-solving approach and mnemonic, this new book clearly promotes the thoughtful practices and adaptations which have been proven as the most effective means to teach hard-to-reach students. It inspires classroom teachers to want to meet the challenges of students with disabilities and other learning challenges in their classroom and then gives them the tools to do it confidently. FEATURES: PREPARE ADAPT in Action is an illustrative section integrated directly within the book discussion, applying the ADAPT framework to the student and teacher introduced in the Opening Challenge case studies. In these features, the teacher “thinks out loud” using the ADAPT framework ADAPT Framework boxes provide a helpful summary chart that applies the ADAPT model to practical, frequently encountered teaching and learning topics INSPIRE Making a Difference features are first-person essays written by classroom teachers, special educators, and parents that offer their realistic insights and experiences about the impact of inclusive settings on the success of students with disabilities and other special learning needs and their families ADDITIONAL FEATURES Opening Challenge begins each chapter with a case study illustrating a teaching challenge, which is revisited throughout the chapter, providing a consistent situation in which to apply the ADAPT model What Works features present key research-to-practice findings or interesting, classroom-based statistics that are relevant to topics within each chapter Working Together features provide practical advice for how an idea or concept can be taught using a collaborative approach involving other school professionals and/or family members Instructional Activities, included in each of the “content area” chapters (10-13), present sample lessons for teaching skills in each area. Each activity indicates the instructional objective, instructional content, instructional materials, a means to deliver the instruction, and methods tomonitor progress Considering Diversity features highlight a specific idea from a cultural or linguistic perspective to help readers see examples of how to consider factors of diversity as they relate to academic instruction and management Tech Notes provide readers with information about assistive and instructional technologies that can be employed with students that have learning and behavior problems. Examples from classrooms are used to show practical applications CEC and INTASC Standards are correlated to each chapter in end-of-chapter charts to facilitate student understanding of the standards and principals that must be mastered by all beginning inclusive educators "The ADAPT feature offers a consistent strategy, it's very good. It seems quite different from many of the other intro books. It has more information, more research info and more practical information combined." Kathy McMahon Klosterman, Miami University

How the special needs brain learns


Author: David A. Sousa
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 237
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From the author of the bestselling How the Brain Learns comes an innovative book dealing with special needs students. How the Special Needs Brain Learns helps you turn research on the brain function of students with various learning challenges into practical classroom activities and strategies.David Sousa shows how the brain processes information and examines both simple and complex learning strategies that can be adapted and taught to your students. The first step for students with learning disabilities is helping them build self-esteem by teaching them how to work in groups and giving them strategies for engagement and retention. This book focuses on the most common challenges to learning for many students, especially for those who are often the first candidates for special education referral, and emphasizes lifelong independent learning, increased retention, and cognitive flexibility for all.Sousa builds on the latest brain research to discuss teaching strategies for students challenged by:ADHD/ADD Speech Disabilities Reading Disabilities Writing Disabilities Math Disabilities Sleep Disorders Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Autism Aspergers Syndrome

Teaching in Today’s Inclusive Classrooms: A Universal Design for Learning Approach


Author: Richard Gargiulo,Debbie Metcalf
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 111183797X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 528
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TEACHING IN TODAY’S INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS is a concise, accessible, and current main text for the Introduction to Inclusive Teaching course. It is the only inclusion textbook available with a consistent, integrated emphasis on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)--an important, contemporary educational philosophy focused on using strategies and tools to help ALL students by accommodating their differences. This text also provides foundational information about children with disabilities who are included in today’s classrooms, and the most effective strategies for teaching them alongside their typically developing peers. Featuring new case studies and sound research-based teaching and learning strategies, this hands-on text offers pre-service and in-service teachers a practical, flexible framework for effective instruction, classroom management, assessment, and collaboration in today’s diverse classrooms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Tag und Nacht und auch im Sommer


Author: Frank McCourt
Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag
ISBN: 3641118670
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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Frank McCourts Erinnerungen an seine Jahre als Lehrer Dreißig Jahre lang hat Frank McCourt, der Amerikaner mit der unglücklichen irischen katholischen Kindheit, in New Yorker Schulen unterrichtet. Jetzt erzählt er, was er von seinen insgesamt zwölftausend Schülern gelernt hat – als Lehrer, als Geschichtenerzähler, als Schriftsteller. Ein Buch, wie man es liebt, aber selten findet: voll Witz und Charme, voll Verzweiflung, Ironie und Lebensweisheit.

Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems


Author: Candace S. Bos,Sharon Vaughn
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 565
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Give your students the help they need-and can use immediately. Based on current research on the best practices for teaching students with learning and behavior problems in a variety of settings, the sixth edition of Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems contains more applied teaching strategies than ever before. There is also increased emphasis on the topics of progress monitoring and assessment, diversity and English language learners, and family involvement. Icons throughout the text highlight discussions related to these topics. About the Book bull; bull;Focuses on how to teach and how to apply methods, making it easy to transfer new skills to school settings. bull;Basic ";how-tos"; regarding IEPs, consultation, classroom and behavior management, scheduling, and classroom design are covered extensively. bull;Apply the Concept boxes allow the reader to see how concepts can be applied to learning situations. bull;Instructional Activities throughout the book provide teaching activities and games that can be taken right into the classroom. bull;Case studies of teachers and students working to succeed in classrooms are included in every chapter. Information is presented in a way that is accessible and relevant. New to This Edition bull; bull;Reflects new IDEA 2004 legislation. bull;Increased coverage of progress monitoring reflects the increased importance of assessment today. bull;Increased coverage of methods for communicating and working effectively with parents and families. bull;Spotlight on Diversity features incorporate the most current methods for teaching diverse students populations, including students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. bull;All new Tech Tips highlight software and other technology that can enhance teaching and learning. bull;Classroom Applications discuss the use of in-depth teaching methods in the classroom.