Differentiated Literacy Strategies for Student Growth and Achievement in Grades 7-12 / Edition 1

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Overview

Gregory and Kuzmich offer a versatile handbook for middle school and high school educators who need to differentiate literacy instruction for learners at different stages of development.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761988830
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 1,153,879
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Gayle Gregory is an internationally known consultant who has specialized in brain compatible learning and differentiated instruction and assessment.

She presents practical teacher/student-friendly strategies grounded in sound research that educators find easy to use in the classroom or schoolhouse tomorrow. Her interactive style and modeling of strategies help teachers and administrators transfer new ideas with ease.

She has had extensive experience in elementary, middle and secondary schools, community colleges and universities. Gayle has also had district leadership roles including curriculum coordinator and staff development director. She has worked with Instructional Leadership Teams in many schools and district throughout the country focusing on data analysis, using assessment, both formative and summative, and differentiating instruction based on readiness, learning profiles and interests.

Her areas of expertise include brain-compatible learning, block scheduling, emotional intelligence, instructional and assessment practices, differentiated instructional strategies, using data to differentiate, literacy, presentation skills, renewal of secondary schools, enhancing teacher quality, coaching and mentoring, managing change and building professional learning communities.

She is the author and co-author of numerous publications for teachers and administrators.

Gayle believes in life long learning for herself and others.

Lin Kuzmich, of KCS, Inc., is an educational consultant, professor, and author from Loveland, CO. She served the Thompson School District in several roles as the assistant superintendent, executive director of secondary and elementary instruction, director of professional development, and a building principal. Her school was named a 2000 winner of the John R. Irwin Award for Academic Excellence and Improvement. In addition, for the past decade she has been involved in staff development through several universities and the Tointon Institute for Educational Change. Kuzmich is an adjunct professor at both Colorado State University and University of Northern Colorado. She is a senior consultant for the International Center for Leadership in Education, has provided training and consulting to school districts around the country, and has presented at numerous national conferences.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: Multiple Competencies in Literacy
1. Accelerating Literacy Learning
2. Creating a Climate for Literacy Learning
3. Knowing the Adolescent Literacy Learner
4. Functional Literacy
5. Content Area Literacy
6. Technological Literacy
7. Innovative Literacy
8. Managing Instruction in the Differentiated Literacy Classroom
References
Index
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