Instruction for All Students Facilitator's Handbook

Overview

This 160-page facilitator's handbook is designed to help educators structure their reading and use of the strategies presented in the book Instruction for All Students. It can be used for book clubs, study groups, and in team, department, and faculty meetings. The learning experiences are interactive and action-oriented. The handbook is written with the expectation that group participants will use what they study, and come to the next session ready to share and discuss how they ...

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Overview

This 160-page facilitator's handbook is designed to help educators structure their reading and use of the strategies presented in the book Instruction for All Students. It can be used for book clubs, study groups, and in team, department, and faculty meetings. The learning experiences are interactive and action-oriented. The handbook is written with the expectation that group participants will use what they study, and come to the next session ready to share and discuss how they used what they learned.
A CD-ROM of templates is included.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979728020
  • Publisher: Just ASK Publications
  • Publication date: 3/1/2009
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Paula Rutherford is the author of five books, Instruction for All Students, Leading the Learning: A Field Guide for Supervision and Evaluation, Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners, Why Didn't I Learn This in College? and The 21st Century Mentor's Handbook. She co-authors an e-newsletter titled: Mentoring in the 21st Century®.

She is president of Just ASK Publications & Professional Development, established in 1989 and based in Alexandria, Virginia. She works extensively with districts as they engage in long-term systemic work to align processes such as hiring, induction, professional development, school improvement plans, and supervision and evaluation. She also leads Mentoring in the 21st Century® Institutes across the country and has developed a comprehensive Mentoring in the 21st Century® Resource Kit so that districts can replicate the Just ASK institutes and provide extensive follow-up support for mentors. Paula, committed to building in-house capacity, has also developed a New Teacher Professional Development Kit that provides over 30 hours of support for new teachers and Certified Local Trainer (CLT) programs based on Instruction for All Students, Leading the Learning, and Why Didn't I Learn This in College?

In addition to her extensive work as a consultant and trainer, Paula's professional experience includes work in regular education K-12 as a teacher of high school history and social sciences, physical education, Spanish, and kindergarten, as well as a special education teacher, coordinator of special education programs, administrator at the middle school and high school levels, and as a central office staff development specialist.

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Table of Contents

Collegial Conversations
Chapter I In the News & Influencing Our Thinking
Chapter II Lesson & Unit Design
Chapter III Presentation Modes: Updating Old Faithfuls
Chapter IV Active Learning
Chapter V Assignments
Chapter VI The Assessment Continuum
Chapter VII Products & Perspectives
Chapter VIII Differentiation of Instruction
Chapter IX Thinking Skills for the 21st Century
Chapter X The Learning Environment
Chapter XI Collegial Collaboration
Appendix: Resources to Support Learning Communities
Instruction for All Students CD-ROM Table of Contents
Standards-Based Unit Exemplars
Second Grade - Ghana
Middle School Science - Force and Motion
Online Resources from Just ASK

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