Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas (Multimedia Kit): A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development / Edition 2

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Demonstrate how teachers can use differentiated writing strategies to improve literacy levels and content learning!

Use this comprehensive multimedia kit to show how teachers can effectively use differentiated writing techniques to optimize students’ mastery of content. You will be able to describe the developmental stages of writing, define the writing process, identify different genres and formats, and lead discussions about:

  • Creating a positive writing environment
  • Planning lessons that support students’ individual needs before, during, and after writing
  • Motivating reluctant or struggling writers
  • Incorporating flexible peer grouping
  • Using checklists, rubrics, surveys, and portfolios as assessment tools
  • Remediating writing problems

Includes: DVD (61 min.), Facilitator’s Guide, CD-ROM, Companion Book

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412975506
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 12.40 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Carolyn Chapman is an international educational consultant, author, and teacher who has taught in kindergarten to college classrooms. Her interactive, hands-on professional development training sessions challenge educators to use strategies that ensure success for learners of all ages. Chapman has written many books about differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, multiple assessments, and the brain-compatible classroom. She is coauthor with Gayle Gregory of the landmark Corwin Press book Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All.

Rita King hasmore than20 years of teacher training experience and administrative experience as principal and director of Middle Tennessee State University's teacher training program in the laboratory school. Most recently, she was an adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the university. She now consults internationally in the areas of multiple intelligences, practical applications of brain-based research, differentiated learning, reading and writing strategies, mathematics instruction, creating effective learning environments, and strategies for test success. She is the coauthor of Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, and Differentiated Assessment Strategies: One Tool Doesn't Fit All.

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Table of Contents

About the Authors
How to Use This Guide
How to Use the Video
Additional Resources for Facilitators
Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas
Welcome and Workshop Starter
Workshop Starter
Goals of the Workshop
1. Introduction
Workshop Discussion Questions
Video Clip and Summary
Workshop Activities
2. Creating a Climate for Writing
Workshop Discussion Questions
Video Clip and Summary
Workshop Activities
3. Knowing the Writer
Workshop Discussion Questions
Video Clip and Summary
Workshop Activities
4. Differentiating the Writing Process and Flexible Grouping
Workshop Discussion Questions
Video Clip and Summary
Workshop Activitise
5. Instructional Strategies and Activities for the Differentiated Writing Classroom
Workshop Discussion Questions
Video Clip and Summary
Workshop Activities
6. Planning, Assessing, and Evaluating Writing
Workshop Discussion Questions
Video Clip and Summary
Workshop Activities
Sample Workshop Agendas
Workshop Evaluation Form
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