Designing Responsive Curriculum

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More than ever before, as the classroom population increasingly diversifies, educators need a clear, concise guide to designing and implementing responsive curriculum. This book, built around the lessons of classroom teachers, provides the "how" of instruction design. Designing Responsive Curriculum details the most important components of design: · Addressing standards · Designing multiple assessments · Identifying richly detailed source materials · Creating interrelated lessons and culminating activities It also expands on the needs of diverse learners and contains a completed instructional plan, easily adaptable to teachers' content and grade level. The chapters provide readers with additional information on grouping students for instruction, literacy instruction, and differentiating instruction. This guide will be helpful to preservice and inservice teachers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578862306
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor, San Diego State University, California

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1 Standards, Expectations, and Essential Questions Chapter 2 2 Designing Multiple Formal and Informal Assessments Chapter 3 3 Identifying Richly Detailed Source Material Chapter 4 4 Designing Interrelated Daily Lessons and Culminating Activities Chapter 5 5 Literacy Instruction Across Content Areas Chapter 6 6 Effective Grouping for Instruction Chapter 7 7 Focusing on Diverse Learners Part 8 References Part 9 About the Authors

Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher, and Kelly Moore are faculty members in teacher education at San Diego State University and coordinate the professional development school efforts of several elementary and secondary schools. They are interested in urban education, student achievement, and planning curriculum and instruction for all students.

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